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How to Give Green Without Being a Grinch

I feel like two of my worlds are colliding right now: Christmas and consuming less. I love Christmas – the family time, the food, and yes, the presents. 431 more words

Green Living

My problem & how you're about to come under attack!

I like books but I have a problem. My problem is that I usually dive into a new book, but soon I find I am tempted by another. 398 more words


Insights into addiction - it is all about the pain

These are insightful videos by Gabor Mate who explains that emotional pain and trauma underlies addiction. He also explains how trauma/addictive tendencies get past on through the generations unintentionally when addiction affected parents are not able to be present and available to their kids.

Healing From Child Abuse

A Thanksgiving message from actor, writer, and activist Billy Talen from NYC .

Billy Talen is an actor, writer, and activist from New York City.  His ‘full time’ acting job is as ‘Reverend Billy’  the evangelist for his ‘Church of Stop Shopping’.  638 more words


How to Save Money and The Planet this Holiday Season

Want to save money and the planet at the same time? Annie Leonard, executive director of Greenpeace USA, gives us some tips. (Hint: Buy less stuff.)