Thu.Oct 19, 2017

From consumer society to maker society

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There was a time when people made and grew almost all of the things they needed; the majority of them at least. They did not – and could not – simply go to the stores or order on-line for home delivery.

Butte Valley Wildlife Area and Meiss Lake

10,000 Birds

A few weeks ago I led a field trip to Butte Valley Wildlife Area.

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Does it count? Does it count? Does it count? Does it count?

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CityLab Paris Offers Global Leaders a Chance to Reimagine and Rethink Urban Resilience

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Next week, mayors from around the world will gather together with urban experts, business leaders, nonprofits and artists for the 2017 CityLab Summit in Paris, with the goal of making cities more vibrant and livable.

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Why I’m not Writing “Me Too.”

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How to Raise a Unicorn: a Guide for Parents of Creative, Sensitive Children.

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We don’t Need a lot of Space, but we do Need a Space all our Own.

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Fear Killed my Relationship, but This is What I Learned.

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How Women can Forge Friendships in Lands where Sisterhood doesn’t often Bloom.

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How Mindfulness Rescues Us (If we Let It) when we Almost Lose it.

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Being single and without children, I live a stress-free life in a remote place.but yesterday, I was about to lose it in every possible way. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality anger expectations losing our minds meditation mindfulness writing it Yoga

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How to Know if you’re Dating a Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.

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Late Night Anxiety & the End of the World: What if the Scientists are Right?

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We’ll Miss You, Gord Downie.

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We didn't really "know" Gord but we feel like we did; as Prime Minister Trudeau choked through tears in his announcement this morning, "he was everybody's friend.". Arts Enlightened Society Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only Canada Gord Downie human rights music reconciliation Tragically Hip

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Scared of Becoming an Author? 6 Secrets to Overcoming Publishing Fears.

Elephant Journal

When our writing is so personal that rejection feels like a punch in the gut, try these tips. Arts Right Livelihood author find my voice how to write practice writing self-publishing writer writer's block writing

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When you’re Stressed & all else Fails.

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A Resistance Credo.

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Ask Waylon Anything: How to Help our World & Make Money doing So.

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People often express their fear of putting pen to paper. A common theme we heard from viewers of the event was: "What if I don't have anything particularly flashy, interesting, or new to add to the conversation?" Waylon encourages you to "just write your experience"—that's how it starts.

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The Necessary Prequel to being Inspirational.

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