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8 Of America’s Oldest Places

Though the United States has yet to see its 250th birthday, people have been inhabiting the land for thousands of years. From ancient cities to colonial parks, read on to discover some of the oldest p…

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‘Global Chorus’: Hope for Earth’s Future

What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? They’re all featured in Global Chorus, a beautiful book filled with wise words from 365 leaders (and “regular…

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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The Unexpected Best Time of Day to Exercise

If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your health, you may be trying to do everything in your power to ensure your success: you eat right, sleep well, exercise daily. You may have even wondered …

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The Healing Power of Trees

I’ve had the good fortune to live in a wide range of places: in the city, in the rainforest, in the desert, in a canyon, in the mountains, beside the ocean, and numerous other places. I learned a lot …

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What to Know When Taking Dogs to the Snow

Most dogs — especially Nordic breeds like huskies or retrievers — love to play in the snow. Like children, dogs will be attracted to playing in surroundings that are new, unique or interesting. They’r…

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5 Garden Goals for the New Year

While most of us are still recovering from the holidays; still putting away decorations, and deciding what to do with all the unwanted mail we received, you might actually be happy about the gardening…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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A Grandfather on Climate Change & The Poem That Led to Activism

I became a grandfather for the first time in the summer of 2005. I didn’t quite know what to expect. Life doesn’t really prepare you for this role. Why, it seems just like yesterday that I was a grand…

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6 Nature-Themed Resolutions Worth Making

I'll admit it: I'm not a fan of making New Year's resolutions, partly because they're so easy to forget or to break once life gets busy. But resolutions are that much easier to keep when they're good …

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