Healing in Families

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If you let something go and it’s meant to be, it will come back to you is how the saying goes. I recently received a phone call from my sister who’s a few years older than I am and with whom I shared a bedroom for most of my childhood. I know a phone call […]

How to Keep Habits Going During Travel

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Keeping up with habits can be difficult when you’re traveling, because all of your normal triggers are gone. I’m in the middle of a long stretch of travel (2 trips, traveling 19 out of 23 days) and I’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with habits while traveling.Let’s take two quick examples: Exercise. Let’s say […]

Feed Your Goddess With Animal Joy: Holiday Stress Reducers and Safety Tips

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“Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.”  ~Lloyd Biggle Jr. Many of us feel extra stress around the holidays, and it’s […]

Why We Overplan: Letting Go Of Overplanning in Real Life

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‘A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.’ ~Lao Tzu There is something about my mind, and many people’s minds, that is overly optimistic. We think we can do so much each day, and so we overplan. We fill our plans with so much, confident we can do it all, […]

Greener By The Minute: Easy Ways To Go Green on Thanksgiving

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The holiday season is officially in full-swing, and Thanksgiving marks the beginning of big family dinners, extensive gift shopping and elaborate decorations. But the season isn’t all turkey, stuffing and pie. According to RecycleWorks, from Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent. So, start off your holiday season on […]

Greener By The Minute: How To Go Green In The Summer!

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1. Steppin’ light Find local activities with low environmental impacts like a trip to the local park, woods, zoo, ballgame, or beach with friends to relax. Time spent with friends and family can be a great way to catch up and have fun. Picking up that new book you’ve been meaning to read while lounging […]

Greener By The Minute: The Possiblities Are Endless To “Go Green”!

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Have you ever wondered how to “go green” in different areas of your life? We’ve all heard the same few tips: reduce, reuse, recycle, bike to work, use “green” products, and so on. But have you ever thought about how to help out our Mother Earth in different rooms of your house, while dating, or […]

Basic Words And Phrases To Learn When Traveling Abroad

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We’ve brought you a post on the benefits of learning a second language and some basic phrases for you to learn in Spanish, French, and German. Now we’re bringing you some new phrases and words to learn relating to travel and getting around in a foreign country. You may be getting ready to travel this […]

Greener By The Minute: Be A “Green” Traveler

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We all know we need to make sustainability part of our lifestyles, and vacations are no exception. Trouble is, aren’t vacations meant to be more fun than that? Aren’t they supposed to be a chance to escape from the problems of the world and enjoy life? But you can do both. We are always told […]

10 Benefits Of Learning A Second Language

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Many of us were forced to learn a second language in school. Whether you loved it or hated it, chances are you’ve forgotten most of the words you were taught. Yet, the benefits of learning a second language are many! We’ve compiled a list of different reasons you should learn a second language to “brain […]