Audible Change

Feb 15, 2013 by

Life can be complicated. You know it. I know it. Complications can create obstacles and obstacles can get in the way of fixing what...

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Your Excellent Adventure

May 17, 2012 by

A few weeks ago I was standing off to the side in a quiet airport. I overheard a man talking with his friend. He was recounting all...

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School on wheels brings classe...

Apr 22, 2012 by

HYDERABAD, India — On a hot afternoon, a bright orange bus drives into a slum area of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, parking...

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Back on the Road to Enlightenm...

Apr 20, 2012 by

‘The road to enlightenment is long and difficult, which is why I’ve asked all of you to bring sandwiches and a change of clothes’ –B....

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How to Be Amazed: See the Wond...

Apr 18, 2012 by

Wonder is all around us. When we were children, we saw it everywhere we looked. Everything was new, fresh, amazing. We grabbed the...

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FDA ordered to Examine Antibio...

Apr 12, 2012 by

From the ASPCA Blog On March 22, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must address the overuse of...

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Capture your Insights

Apr 10, 2012 by

You know all of those great ideas that come to you in the shower or on the bus or while walking somewhere? Write them down! Don’t let...

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Lessons from the Elgin gas lea...

Apr 8, 2012 by

Ten days after the leak began, Total is still struggling to contain the gas pouring from its North Sea Elgin platform, citing bad...

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How do we define “usR...

Apr 6, 2012 by

From Ocean Robbins Most often, people congregate or segregate by being around people like themselves.  In country clubs and jazz...

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Reflections on a Thirsty Plane...

Apr 4, 2012 by

By Sandra Postel of National Geographic’s Freshwater Initiative Water, I have learned, means different things to different...

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We can break atoms, and each o...

Apr 2, 2012 by

“Great people make you feel you, too, can be great,” said Mark Twain. Life is all about relationships explains a scientist in, “Your...

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Please Stop the Cruelty

Apr 1, 2012 by

What we do not know exists, we cannot change. But, once we have information, we can embark on the journey to change. This is why we...

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Support for Tommy and His Doll

Mar 30, 2012 by

From Teaching Tolerance by Ted Palenski Camilla was drawing a doll she was planning to get with her parents over the weekend. She was...

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Hungry For Change

Mar 28, 2012 by

I’m a life-long carb-o-holic.  As a child, our house usually had home-baked cakes, cookies or pies hanging around.  Homemade...

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Trayvon Martin: thoughts from ...

Mar 26, 2012 by

I cannot stop thinking about Trayvon Martin. I can’t stop looking into his eyes in this photo which has become ubiquitous online. An...

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What Can You Accomplish?

Mar 24, 2012 by

What can you accomplish when you combine your desire, effort and imagination? Well, just about anything. Your commitment, energy and...

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Becoming Stronger

Mar 22, 2012 by

I was asked a while back, ‘How do we become strong?’ I just love being asked this kind of thing, it throws my mind into a mad swirl...

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NEWS!

Mar 19, 2012 by

There’s a reason last year that I decided to take on the challenge of making a photograph each day – it motivates you to...

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Lessons from Fukushima nuclear...

Mar 15, 2012 by

“While triggered by the tragic March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Fukushima disaster was ultimately caused by the Japanese...

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Relationships are like Flowers

Mar 13, 2012 by

Relationships are like flowers; they need to be watered if they are to grow. We water relationships with patience, clear...

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How Can I Help?

Mar 7, 2012 by

Humans are by nature a communal species. We tend to enjoy participation with others. This is not to say that we do not enjoy our...

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Who Turned Out the Lights?

Mar 5, 2012 by

“Life offers contradictory truths: We are separate, yet we are one. Accidents happen, yet there are no accidents. Death is...

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Picking a therapist: The right...

Feb 23, 2012 by

From the American Psychological Association: “Being in therapy is great,” comedian Caroline Rhea once joked. “I...

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The Painful Truth

Feb 21, 2012 by

We’ve all experienced some form of emotional pain in our lives at some stage or another, and as I was considering what to write about...

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