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Erling Kagge on Our Deep Need For Silence

By Randy Kambic | July 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Erling Kagge on Our Deep Need For Silence

by Randy Kambic Explorer, publisher, art collector and author Erling Kagge inspires us to find silence around and within us as a transformative experience. The lengths he’s gone to make himself an authority in this pursuit include being the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge on foot—the North and South poles and Mount…

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Gary Griggs on What We Must Do to Save Our Coasts

By Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. | June 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Gary Griggs on What We Must Do to Save Our Coasts

by Randy Kambic While Gary Griggs has lived near the coast of California most of his life, visits to the coasts of 46 nations helped shape his latest book, Coasts in Crisis: A Global Challenge. The distinguished professor of Earth sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, writes on how coral reefs provide shelter,…

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Peter Gros on Preserving Wild Nature

By Sandra Murphy | May 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Peter Gros on Preserving Wild Nature

by Sandra Murphy Peter Gros, co-host of the original Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom TV show, wildlife expert and environmental conservationist, now educates groups of young people that spend more time on their handheld devices than they do outdoors. His message impresses upon the next generation the importance of wildlife and open spaces as they…

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Paul Hawken Shares a Plan to Reverse Global Warming

By Linda Sechrist | March 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

For author Paul Hawken, a leading environmental entrepreneur working with a coalition of research fellows, advisors and expert reviewers, the climate goal is drawdown, or reversing global warming—the point in atmospheric time when the concentration of greenhouse gases peaks and begins to decline on a year-to-year basis. Hawken edited Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever…

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Ilona Selke on the Power of Dreaming Big

By April Thompson | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

For 30 years, international bestselling author, teacher and speaker Ilona Selke has inspired thousands of people worldwide to create a more fulfilling life by discovering the power of their consciousness. She’s the author of six books, including Dream Big: The Universe is Listening and The Big Secret, co-authored with Jack Canfield. Her Living from Vision course,…

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Mark Rosenfeld’s Secrets for Successful Love Matches

By Alison James | January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

  by Alison James Australian author, speaker and dating coach Mark Rosenfeld knows firsthand the challenges of navigating romantic relationships. After struggling with shyness, he took on a confidence-boosting job as an exotic dancer in 2011, working with men at both ends of the assertiveness spectrum. In this milieu, he gained a better understanding of…

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HAROLD KOENIG

By April Thompson | January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

on Why Science Finds Faith a Healthy Choice by April Thompson Physician Harold G. Koenig, an international authority on religion, health and ethical issues in medicine, has dedicated his career to understanding the relationship between faith and health. Koenig, who has surveyed the scientific literature, shares the mounting evidence linking the power of faith to…

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Taylor Takes Leadership Role as an Environmentalist

By John and Trina Voell | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor was elected in November 2014 after three terms representing the third ward on the Ann Arbor City Council, where he served on the Parks Advisory Commission (a2gov.org/departments/city-council/Pages/Mayor-Christopher-Taylor.aspx). He states, “The country was pulled out of the Paris accords and in my view, that’s disgraceful. We have a commitment to reduce…

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Lynne McTaggart on the Power of Group Intention

By Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. | November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

by April Thompson Thirty years ago, speaker, author and journalist Lynne McTaggart recovered from an illness using alternative approaches to health. Since then, she’s been exploring the frontiers of healing through consciousness and alternative medicine. In the 1990s, McTaggart, who lives in London, started a newsletter called What Doctors Don’t Tell You, now an international…

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A Conversation with Andrew Harvey

By John and Trina Voell | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Author and Sacred Activist In The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism, author, scholar and mystic Andrew Harvey inspires us to participate in radically transforming the world by becoming sacred activists. Awakened to our divine purpose, we become effective, practical agents of change for peace and sustainability. What is the difference between sacred activism and…

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