6 Ways to Live Life More Simply

6 Ways to Live Life More Simply

“Live simply so that others may simply live.” ~ Gandhi Something more radical than recycling is required in order to be genuinely proactive about seeking a healthier way of being in the world. Once we realize that everything is connected, we can begin to devise a healthier plan of action, as our individuality becomes interdependently driven. As John Muir surmised, “When one tugs at a single thing ... »

human civilization

3 Ways to De-colonize the Human Condition

“It would be a mistake to think this culture clear-cuts only forests, it clear-cuts our psyches as well. It would be a mistake to think it dams only rivers. We ourselves are dammed (and damned) by it as well. It would be a mistake to think it creates dead zones only in the ocean. It creates dead zones in our hearts and minds. It would be a mistake to think it fragments only our habitat. We too are... »


Three Ideas of How To Bring a Sense of Community Into Your Life

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” ~ Cesar Chavez As sociable creatures, in this consumerist greed-driven world where people live in boxes picket-fenced up with high walls and no eye contact, our sense of commu... »

Eco Suicide

How (and why) to Transform Ecocide into Deicide

“We are embedded in the natural world. We evolved as social creatures in this natural world. We require clean water to drink, or we die. We require clean air to breathe, or we die. We require food, or we die. We require love, affection, social contact in order to become our full selves. It is part of our evolutionary legacy as social creatures. Anything that helps us to understand all of this is n... »


Three Ways to Live Off the Grid

“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.” ~ Chris Hedges Live in a Foreign Country Living in a foreign country sounds incredibly romantic and might be something we all wish we could do during the stretch of ... »

Healing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally

Healing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally

An autoimmune disorder occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue by mistake. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune disorders – arthritis, multiple sclerosis, pernicious anemia, vitiligo, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, Type 1 diabetes, Hashimoto’s disease to name a few. Our immune system, which protects the body against exter... »

Being “Awake” Means Nothing; Acting Towards Positive Change Means Everything

Being “Awake” Means Nothing; Acting Towards Positive Change Means Everything

More and more people are claiming to have awakened spiritually and sociologically, accepting the idea that there is more to life than our physical existence, and realizing that our monetary system and public institutions are subject to significant corruption. These are evidently realizations which require considerable thought and an open mind. Realizing that our world is screwed up and spiritually... »


6 Ways to Enlighten Yourself using Biomimicry

Humans have looked at nature for answers to problems since time immemorial. Our most important technologies are directly related to ways in which we have used nature as a model for our blueprints. Biomimicry is a powerful way to cultivate the wisdom inherent in nature’s design. It sets a two-way mirror up against Mother Nature where we are more able to see ourselves and our interconnection with al... »

Why Moderation is the Key to Health & Happiness

Why Moderation is the Key to Health & Happiness

“It takes tremendous courage to resist the lure of appearances. The power of being which is manifest in such courage is so great that the gods tremble in fear of it.” – Paul Tillich No matter how long we’ve been traveling on the wrong road, we can always cut a new path toward a healthier one. There is always an opportunity to change course. One of the more powerful ways of changing course is to li... »


Biomimicry – Nature is here to Guide You

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein Nature is a powerful teacher, serving as an inspiration to humans to emulate its functioning as a solution to many of the world’s problems. Biomimicry, originating from the Greek word ‘bios’, meaning life, and ‘mimesis’, meaning to imitate, is a field that deal... »