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Mind Your Butts: Addiction And Accountability

This is a spaghetti jar full of cigarette butts that I collected this morning from the sidewalks, parking spots, and driveways of my little neighborhood. It was a catalytic mix of emotions that called…

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A Barefoot Journey Back To Me

As a little girl, I could not be tamed, at least when it came to shoes. I loved to run around with my feet bare. It was more than love, actually. It was a need. I felt like I could barely breathe when…

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Walking on the Earth

I recall when I was in my early twenties, I was having dinner with my family and my nephew Danny, who was 14, had joined us. My father had just given a bit of grandfatherly advice to Danny, then quick…

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What is Earth Magic?

It’s so easy to take for granted the miracles inherent in living on this beautiful and tempestuous planet and to remain largely unaware of how, in spite of our modern conveniences, we remain intertwin…

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5 Key Strategies for a Plastic-Free Life

We've reduced, reused, and fretted over Ziploc bags for an entire month, and now it's time to turn all those lessons learned into words we can live by. By Emily Main, Organic Gardening  H…

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What is Prayer? The Shamanic Sense

by Tasara, Contributor to Shamanism on Allthingshealing.com For some of us, the word prayer invokes feelings of being small while making entreaties to a god that is big and far, far away. Some of u…

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Green Goddesses: 5 Amazing Women

By Loren Chidoni, Women's Health In honor of Earth Day, we're deifying these five women for their devotion to protecting our future. Here, they give us an eye-opening look at what it takes to liv…

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How to Heal the Earth

When there are enough people who have healed themselves, the environment will also mirror that. I am not speaking of policy changes and adopting the Kyoto accord. Nature is a living expression of c…

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Heal the Earth with Positive Vibrations

Since we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, I thought I'd give you another perspective on helping our planet. I call it Vibrational Sustainability. This "green" concept allows us to go…

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Vermicomposting: Worms, Bins and How To Get Started

By Collin Dunn, TreeHugger What is vermicomposting? Why use worms? Known also as worm compost, vermicast, worm castings, worm humus or worm manure, vermicompost is similar to plain compo…

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Has all common sense flown the coop? I was taught most of this by my PARENTS.

I used to whirl - for hours - as a child. I think I liked to get dizzy. I will go for a spin, out…

Wish they had something for cats that would work like that.

Great tips - thanks!