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Healthcare: It’s Time for Self-Care

Right now, the GOP’s new health care bill is being discussed heatedly in the Senate. It may remove some of the benefits of Obamacare, also […]

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3 Biomimicry Principles for Engagement

I’m always exploring insights from biomimicry for social innovation. My last post on biomimicry connected its principles to those of the Vipassana meditation technique. As I […]

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Climate Leadership: Not a Moment to Lose

With the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, several setbacks loom for global efforts to address climate change. According to climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, these […]

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Communication: Bridging Integrity and Flexibility

In a past post, I talked about the importance of maintaining integrity through change. Integrity is keeping thought, word, and action consistent with one’s core values. […]

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The Biomimicry of Vipassana

Recently I participated in a ten-day Vipassana Meditation Training in the California desert. It had been on my bucket list for over a decade, so I […]

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On Authenticity

I’ve been pondering for a while now what authenticity means. We advocate for the true self, which is the authentic, “real” person underneath social conditioning […]

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Germany and U.S. Lead Vegan Charge

Excitingly, a recent study indicates that healthier diets could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the food production system AND the healthcare system by reducing […]

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Mindfulness, Values, and Behavior Change

As AZENTIVE embarks on a quest to share Authentic Sun, a full spectrum plasma lighting technology, with North American customers, we are very mindful of […]

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Aging, Regrets, and Behavior Change

After my advisor died suddenly during my hospice volunteer training one summer, I came to a profound realization: death is a definitive transition point. You […]

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How to Be Happy AND Fight Climate Change

I read several articles this weekend and two were about the same solution for two seemingly very different challenges facing society: being happy, and improving climate stability. […]

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