10 Ways To Connect To The Earth and Others
July 27, 2014 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
How do you feeling complete and connected to the Earth and others? It takes effort, but it is worth it. We must bring our focus outside of ourselves to allow us to reach out to people and to the world around us in positive ways. Loving, laughing, giving ourselves to others, spending time with friends and those in need to taking care of the environment or a companion animal, all promote positive interaction. Here are 10 steps to help you get connected.
The Happiest State Has One Of The Highest Poverty Levels and One Of The Lowest Household Incomes In The Nation
July 23, 2014 | Happiness | M.Forrester
There are persistent differences in self-reported subjective well-being across U.S. metropolitan areas, and residents of declining cities appear less happy than other Americans. Newer residents of these cities appear to be as unhappy as longer term residents, and yet some people continue to move to these areas. While the historical data on happiness are limited, the available facts suggest that cities that are now declining were also unhappy in their more prosperous past. According to a working paper from researchers at Harvard University and the University of British Columbia, the five happiest cities in the U.S. all happen to be located in one state, which also ranks as the happiest state.
Team of Ecologists Estimate That We Could See Salt-Water Fish Extinction In Just Over 30 Years
July 8, 2014 | Sustainability | M.Torres
After analyzing several different kinds of data relating to biodiversity, researchers have stated that overfishing, pollution, and habitat loss will be responsible for a loss of most ocean species by 2048.
We Are Not Afraid of The Unknown. We Are Afraid What We Project Into The Unknown
July 4, 2014 | Consciousness | Editor
You've heard it gain and again, we fear the unknown. Guess what? We don't fear the unknown. If we truly feared the unknown, babies would fear everything and they do not. What we fear is what we project into the unknown based on our previous experiences.
Scientists Develop Cheap, Rechargeable Organic Batteries Built From Eco-Friendly Components That Last 15 Years
July 2, 2014 | Sustainability | A.McCarthy
Scientists at USC have developed a water-based organic battery that is long lasting and built from cheap, eco-friendly components. The new battery, which uses no metals or toxic materials, will make energy more resilient and efficient by creating a large-scale means to store energy for use as needed.