The last few years have seen a major cultural shift towards “waking up.” Whatever the reason for the shift, becoming “woke” is now a process, and not the default mode in which we exist. And nowhere is our need to … Continue reading

Happy World Vegetarian Day! World Vegetarian Day occurs every year on October 1st and was created to celebrate the healthy, compassionate option of going meat-free–even if only for one day! Eating meat-free for even one day a week, or one … Continue reading

Space buffs, scientists, nature-lovers, and beyond are counting down the days to August 21st—and for good reason. Beginning at 9am in the northwestern United States and continuing on until about 3pm in the southeast, a solar eclipse will sweep the … Continue reading

What’s the hot new trend this summer? Dot Journaling. It’s the modern twist on the journaling/planner tradition that fits perfectly with our busy lifestyle. It’s a creative and colorful mix of daily planner, diary, and to-do list for every aspect … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Patricia Roberts-Miller, author of Demagoguery and Democracy. Patricia Roberts-Miller, PhD, is a Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus, Voices in … Continue reading

This July 4th, be sure to satisfy your vegan and vegetarian, and yes, even meat-eating, guests’ with these dishes bursting with ingredients from the Caribbean and Japan as well as more traditional American staple foods like veggie burgers, potatoes, and … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Rina Mae Acosta, co-author with Michele Hutchison of The Happiest Kids in the World. Rina Mae Acosta is a writer from California currently living in the Netherlands with her Dutch husband and two young sons. She founded … Continue reading

My parents always tell the story of when they brought my older sister home from the hospital. Happily, my Grandma came to stay for a few nights to help out the new parents. They were giving my sister her first … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist. Mary Ellen Hannibal is an emerging voice in environmentalism and a sought-after speaker connecting the scientific community to the concerned public. Her writing has appeared in The New … Continue reading

When is the last time you dreamed of a better world? Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Dr. Geoffrey Tabin had the same dream, acted on it, and began giving the gift of sight through the charitable work of the Himalayan Cataract … Continue reading