WISE WORDS

Ocean Robbins on Personal and Planetary Health

By April Thompson | March 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Ocean Robbins on Personal and Planetary Health

Food revolutionary Ocean Robbins has dedicated his life to inspiring others to rethink their food choices to transform both personal and planetary health. It’s a path forged in part by his father, John Robbins, who walked away from the family ice cream company, Baskin-Robbins, to become an acclaimed health advocate and author. Together, father and…

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Philippe Cousteau on the POWER OF WONDER AND LEGACY

By Randy Kambic | February 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Philippe Cousteau on the POWER OF WONDER AND LEGACY

by Randy Kambic Philippe Cousteau Jr., the 39-year- old grandson of legendary under sea explorer Jacques Cousteau, is continuing a rich family legacy of sharing the wonders of the natural world with a  global audience. A diver, conservationist and environmental activist, the younger Cousteau has also become an inspirational speaker, writer, social entrepreneur and producer…

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Ken Page on Making Love Last

By emilycourtney | January 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Ken Page on Making Love Last

by Emily Courtney Ken Page is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and author of Deeper Dating: How to Drop the Games of Seduction and Discover the Power of Intimacy. A relationship, intimacy and dating expert, he has led hundreds of workshops on intimacy and spirituality and taught at Columbia University, the Omega Institute and…

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Jacob Liberman on Light as Our Essential Nature

By Deborah Shouse | November 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Jacob Liberman on Light as Our Essential Nature

by Deborah Shouse As a boy growing up in Havana, Cuba, Jacob Liberman struggled with reading—that’s one reason this Maui resident finds it miraculous that he was called to write books. An optometrist, Liberman initially specialized in helping children with vision-related difficulties find ways to better learn and pay attention. That evolved into working with professional…

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Kristi Nelson on Why Gratefulness Brings Happiness

By April Thompson | October 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Kristi Nelson on Why Gratefulness Brings Happiness

by April Thompson Kristi Nelson has dedicated her career to leading, funding and strengthening organizations committed to progressive social and spiritual change. Today, at the helm of the Network for Grateful Living, she is helping awaken thousands of people around the world to the life-changing practice of gratefulness. Co-founded by Benedictine monk, teacher and author…

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DONNA KARAN

By April Thompson | September 28, 2018 | Comments Off on DONNA KARAN

on Fashioning Healthful Change by April Thompson As a style icon, humanitarian and pioneer of conscious consumerism, Donna Karan has elevated fashion to a platform for change throughout her career, using her celebrity status to raise funds for AIDS research in the 1990s and more recently venturing into alternative health care. Karan’s first collection under…

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Chef RICK MOONEN

By Sandra Murphy | August 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Chef RICK MOONEN

On Why Buying Sustainable Seafood matters by Sandra Murphy An early promoter of sustainable fishing, celebrity chef Rick Moonen is the owner of both RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room, in Las Vegas, and brand promoter for True North Seafood. His cookbook, Fish Without a Doubt: The Cook’s Essential Companion, features only seafood that hasn’t…

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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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