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Have Humans Lost Their Connection to Nature?
by Frances Moore Lappé – Cambridge, MA

EcoMind by Frances Moore Lappe

In the UK, the typical eight-year-old is better at recognizing Pokémon characters than common wildlife. Now only 6 percent of American children nine to thirteen years old play outside unsupervised with other children as they have from time immemorial. “I like to play indoors better, because that’s where all the electrical outlets are,” a fifth […]


Sweet Deception
by Brian Clement – West Palm Beach, FL

Sweet Disease What Sugar and Artivicial Sweeteners are Doing to Your Health by Brian Clement, PhD.

You may not want to believe it, you may choose to ignore it, but sugar is more addictive than cocaine. That’s not me trying to exaggerate its evils. That’s not me trying to sell books. That’s a fact firmly rooted in science. Sugar is tantamount to a drug and the addiction to it produces much […]


Who Are You Feeding?
by Ocean Robbins – Santa Cruz, CA

31-Day Food Revolution by Ocean Robbins

Deep in your gut, 40 trillion chemists are hard at work helping you digest your meals, making essential nutrients you can’t produce on your own, protecting you from disease, and even shaping which parts of your DNA manifest and which remain dormant. These talented creatures are fungi, bacteria, and other single-celled organisms. And they are […]


What Are You Contributing
Channelled by Salena Migeot

crystall ball

We request your assistance as you raise yourselves up. We would like you to be aware that all you do is always being broadcast throughout the universe and each thought, word, and deed contributes to your collective reality and experience. As such, we implore you to be ever mindful of your thoughts as your thoughts […]


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 […]


Nothing New Under the Year
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

As we enter the New Year, we all hope this year will be better than the last one, and new and wonderful things will come to us. We seek to improve our worldly situations and become better people. But what if the most wonderful thing that could happen would be to realize that we live […]


You Are Not Powerless and You Are Not a Victim
by Chris Wark – Memphis, TN

The first question on a cancer patient’s mind after diagnosis is “Why did this happen to me? How did I get cancer?” The revelation I had in January 2004 was that the way I was living was killing me. If you have cancer, I believe you should assume the same. My intention is not to […]


Are We Violent By Nature?
by Dr. Will Tuttle – Hidden Valley, CA

herd of sheep

One of the greatest gifts we can give to ourselves, our loved ones, and our world is to question the prevailing narratives in our culture, and realize that they are not only imprisoning and destroying animals and our Earth, but us as well. The core false and devastating narrative— the progenitor of a whole spectrum […]


Caffeine Gone Crazy
by Dr. Anna Maria Clement – West Palm Beach, FL

cup of coffee

Caffeine is the world’s favorite drug, consumed by an estimated 80% of the world’s population. The average daily consumption of caffeine in the US ranges from 200–500mg per day, organic or not, 16oz of brewed coffee gives over 300mg. Adults get two-thirds of their caffeine from coffee, children get half from soft drinks. Due to […]