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Why You Should Give Back This Holiday Season (Infographic)

Think of the word "volunteers" and you might picture a group of people so generous that they put aside the fun things in life - say, Xbox games and time on the beach - in favor of spending dull, grind…

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15+ Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Are you in the thick of holiday shopping? What if this year you replaced some of your store-bought gifts with charitable giving? We spend an average of $700 apiece on holiday gifts every year. That a…

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Green Gifts for Animal & Earth Lovers

My niece Erin is an incredible young woman with a to-die-for job. She takes groups of kids and adults on Outward Bound and Wilderness Orientation adventures, which expand their personal growth by push…

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Why Do You Give Back to Nature?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and along with it -- the season of giving back and giving thanks. At The Nature Conservancy, the environmental nonprofit where I work, we recently reached out to ou…

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Charitable Giving: 35 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

With Black Friday on the horizon, a lot of folks have shopping on the brain, and this seemed like the perfect time to talk about an alternative to all of that consumption: charitable giving. I don'…

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5 Tips for Living from the Heart

A growing number of people are discovering that living from the heart is a beautiful way to walk through life and observe the world around us. Not only can living from the heart improve health, self-c…

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What Would You Do With a Year Off?

By Chelsea Roff Close your eyes. Imagine for a moment that you had a year -- 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes -- to do anything you please, with $100,000 to cover your expenses. Would you tra…

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Environmentally Friendly Search Engine

I just discovered the coolest thing since sliced bread, or at least since I discovered a rare bird called the Pygmy Tyrant which lives in Costa Rica. Don't you just love the head feathers? But I di…

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Kindness Revolution Day 28: Making Aromatherapy Products

I enjoy making natural skincare and beauty products from the most natural organic oils and essential oils.  So today I decided to make a variety of these natural products and ship them to my sister.  …

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