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A Story For People Who Want To Change The World

–by Rachel Naomi Remen, syndicated from rachelremen.com, Jun 30, 2013 Like most of us I am a passionate change agent. After all, who would spend a third of their life accumulating all that knowledge and skill if not for the … Continue reading

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The Art of Bouncing Back

If there’s one simple lesson I could download into hearts and minds of people everywhere, it’s this: Happiness and success depend on our ability to bounce back from set-backs, quickly and efficiently. There are a few givens in life–we all … Continue reading

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Making Happiness Last

7 Steps to Make Happiness Last The experience of happiness simply doesn’t last. It can’t, given the very nature of the brain. But that fact by no means suggests that happiness is not a worthy pursuit. The key  is to … Continue reading

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Maslow’s Basic Hierarchy of Needs

In graduate school, every psychology student learns about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which is essentially a “map” for the development and maturation of consciousness. This new take on the hierarchy of needs made me laugh: Turn off the computer and … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s 10 Rules for Changing the World

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would … Continue reading

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Resilience Thinking

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Growing A Wellness Paradigm from the Ground Up

From a speech delivered to Boulder, CO Master Gardeners, September 2012, on the miraculously twined practices of healing and homesteading: Growing a Wellness Paradigm from the Ground Up “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but … Continue reading

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