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Fear is the Liar
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

penguin on shark fin water ski

I recently watched a touching documentary, Tea with the Dames, an intimate chat between four legendary British actresses, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Atkins, all of whom have been knighted. I found it a treat to momentarily peek into the lives of four esteemed thespians. At one point the subject of fear […]


Prenatal Ultrasound is Anything But “Perfectly Safe”
by Jeanice Barcelo – Massapequa Park, NY

future mom holding ultrasound photo

Since the 1970s, pregnant women have been repeatedly told that ultrasound is “just sound waves” and, therefore, “perfectly safe” during pregnancy. They have been encouraged by care providers to undergo multiple ultrasound scans and Doppler fetal heart monitoring (also ultrasound based) during pregnancy, and sometimes they and their babies are exposed to ultrasonic monitors for […]


Disrupt-Her by Miki Agrawal

runner breaking through glass wall

Perhaps the greatest paradox of all is that women give birth to all men (and all humans) and, after being held inside our wombs for nine months, birthed, breastfed, and often raised primarily by women, some men turn around and oppress women, especially in certain parts of the world. This is one of the biggest […]


Motherhood is a Sacred Trust by Annette Goggio – Oakhurst, CA

mother and daughter embracing

Every mother makes mistakes. They may be small ones and some that are not so small. I certainly have made my share of mistakes and feel some remorse at times, but in thinking about them, I capitulate because I realize there is no greater responsibility than that of being a mother, whether you become one […]


“My Sweet Little Girl”
by Donna Martini – Oyster Bay, NY

girl on swing

My mother used to say to me, “What happened to my sweet little girl?” I was in my thirties; a very driven, single, working mom with no time to think of the past. I would shrug it off, telling her I didn’t know what she was talking about. Then, one day, while looking at old, […]


Why We Need to Ban & Recycle Styrofoam
by Sanford “Sandy” Hinden – Huntington, NY

pile of styrofoam

Many states, cities and towns around the United States are banning disposable cups and food ware. But that is just the tip of the foam iceberg. We need your help in creating Styrofoam I Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Bans & Recycling programs, locally, nationally and globally. The Challenge Though EPS foam food ware is cheap to […]


The Link Between by Dr. Will Tuttle – Hidden Valley, CA

The World Peace Diet by Dr. Will Tuttle

What is the primary link between the outer world we share that seems to be heading toward more intense conflict and the inner world of our attitudes and internalized narratives that gives rise to this outer world? Although it’s overlooked in our culture, it’s food: that primary and existential bridge between the outer and inner. […]