Action For Nature is proud to announce their 2013 International Young Eco-Hero Awards, which recognize young people 8 to 16 years old for their environmental achievements. They hope the accomplishments of these outstanding young people will inspire many others to preserve and protect the Earth upon which all life depends. We hope so too! The winner of the aged 8-12 group was a young man by the name of Milo Cress, age 11, Colorado, USA. Here is … [Read more...]
Quote of the Day: 7/2/13
“ Today will never come again.
Be a blessing.
Be a friend.
Encourage someone. Take time to care.
Let your words heal, and not wound.”… [Read more...]
Imagination, Creative Intelligence and the Quantum Revolution
Two recent posts on the Quantum Revolution website were about imagination, creativity and innovation. One was the recent interview with Keith Reinhard, for the Interviews with the Leading Edge series. The other was a quote from the noted philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. Sartre said, “Imagination is not an empirical or superadded power of consciousness, it is the whole of consciousness as it realizes its freedom.” The importance of this quote cannot … [Read more...]
Ayurveda; Balancing The Body, Mind & Spirit
Have you heard of Ayurveda? It is an ancient system of health care that has been practiced for thousands of years in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It has now become popular even in western countries. Ayurveda is about healing and balancing the body, mind and spirit. It includes different physical and mental exercises such as Yoga. Ayurveda puts also great focus on the Ayurvedic Diet. The central concept of Ayurvedic medicine is the … [Read more...]
Make Your Own Compost
Humans have been composting for thousands of years to improve the health of our soil, food, and planet. Composting is basically nature’s own waste management process, in which nutrients are recycled back into an ecosystem. When organic materials (such as leaves, logs, fruits, and dead animals — basically, anything that was once living) are combined and left to sit for a while, they decompose into rich, fertile soil (aka “compost”). When we want … [Read more...]
New to Yoga?
Try this basic yoga pose for beginners. Known as the 'downward dog', you can get stronger and more flexible (even if you've never downward-dogged in your life) with this move. Here goes: *Start on all fours with hands directly under shoulders, knees under hips. *Walk hands a few inches forward and spread fingers wide, pressing palms into mat. *Curl toes under and slowly press hips toward ceiling, bringing your body into an inverted V, pressing … [Read more...]
Quote of the Day: 6/21/13 – Jean-Paul Sartre
"Imagination is not an empirical or superadded power of consciousness, it is the whole of consciousness as it realizes its freedom. " - Jean-Paul Sartre … [Read more...]
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