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Earth Guardians

Kids Say No to Global Warming

by APRIL THOMPSON

Earth Guardians

At age 6, climate change activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez gave his first speech to a packed crowd in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado. Raised in the Aztec tradition, he was taught that as indigenous people, they are...

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Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

by Lissa Rankin

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

You may think you’ve identified your calling, questioned it, become disillusioned, left it and then come back to it in a different form. The following clues let you...

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Happy All Day

Simple Daily Practices for a Happier Life

by Judith Fertig

Happy All Day

Throughout the past decade, success researchers and positive psychologists have sketched out in broad strokes the big picture of our elemental yearning for happiness. According to Martin Seligman, Ph.D., and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, inner happiness derives from...

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Emotional Smarts

How to Raise Your Quotient

by Harvey Deutschendorf

Emotional Smarts

The role of emotional intelligence (EI) in helping to facilitate success and happiness in individual lives has become well accepted. People with high EI tend to share seven...

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Picture Your Future

Creating a Vision Board Makes Dreams Real

by JAYNE MORRIS

Vision Boards

Vision boards, a powerful tool for transformation, comprise a collage of pictures, phrases, poems and quotes that visually represent what we would like to experience more of in life. Building one works to uncover hidden desires and inner guidance that help...

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Earth Song

Mother Nature’s Rhythms Restore the Soul

by SUSAN ANDRA LION

Earth Song

Mother Earth’s gentle hand is the secure cushion that warms us on long nights and sings comforting messages through endless days, protecting us even when things seem amiss. Take in her lovely presence. Embrace her consistent wisdom. Know that her dreams are ours and ours hers, connected by ...

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Color Me Calm

Grownups De-Stress with Adult Coloring Books

by AVERY MACK

Color Me Calm

Coloring books are no longer solely the domain of children. Immersion in this fun, creative pastime by adults even for just 30 minutes can constitute a focused meditation that relieves stress. Doctor of Psychology Nikki Martinez, in Chicago, says that famed psychotherapist Carl Jung believed...

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The Power of Friendship

It Sustains, Nourishes and Supports Us

by JUDITH FERTIG

The Power of Friendship

For a reason, a season or a lifetime, friends help us cope with challenges, motivate our best work and celebrate life. Friendships take many forms, crossing generations and self-imposed boundaries, and even spring up between unlikely...

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Deep Listening

Our Wholehearted Attention Is Our Greatest Gift

by KAY LINDAHL

Deep Listening

Perhaps one of the most precious and powerful gifts we give another person is to really listen to them with quiet, fascinated attention and our whole being; fully present. Deep listening occurs at the heart level, and we must ask ourselves...

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Key Signs We’re Approaching a Defining Moment

by DENNIS MERRITT JONES

Our authentic self is constantly trying to get our attention so it may be more fully expressed. When we set our intention to genuinely evolve, we naturally begin to pay attention and see how redefining moments appear as needed. They are drawn to us sequentially to support us in the process of staying the course on our pilgrimage, each one a perfectly aligned portal in...

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