Activism Category

You Too Can Heal Yourself

Click Here for Free Copy How many times have you healed yourself? Have you had a scrape and put a salve or aloe vera on it? Have you taken lemon and hot tea to stop that cough? Have you gargled with salt water to ease your sore throat? These are tried and true methods of self-healing. […]

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Steps to Achieve Publication

I began with the dream of writing a best selling book. I set a date, and then another date, now it is December 12th. I took the following steps: wrote 1,000 words a day for eight weeks completed a manuscript of over 50,000 words paid for a developmental edit revised and cut the manuscript in half gained […]

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The Medical Industry vs Mindfulness

How many times in your life have you gone to a clinic or doctor’s office or hospital? How much of your income is devoted to maintaining your health and your health coverage? How satisfied have you been with the results of the health care or medical advice you received? All That Is – Beyond the Medical Industry […]

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Vulnerability, an Essential Element of Good Storytelling

(Follows is the second of a series of guest blogs I’ve written for Juan Rodriguez’s Blog, Haki Storytelling, with his introduction and title.)  I said, one of the main purposes of storytelling is to tune in to people in our own personal or corporate way. Make them understand what we are and what is our position […]

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“We Who Believe in Freedom”

Ella Baker co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC, with Martin Luther King, Jr. Yet, few know of her work. In 1981, Bernice Reagon, founder of the group Sweet Honey in the Rock, wrote Ella’s Song. The lyrics are as relevant today as they were decades ago. Enjoy.

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Gratitude Practice Cures Winter Blues

Living in Alaska, winter darkness descends with overwhelming longevity. And when days are marked by more grey clouds and rain than snow, the bleakness is devastating. Yet, I wake up, snuggling under my covers and think, “I’m grateful for this warm bed.” When I get up, I’m grateful to be able to turn on heat […]

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Five Reasons Grateful for M. L. King, Jr. Day

Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., saw that still in the second half of the 20th century the descendants of slaves, on whose backs this country’s wealth was built, were still unable to enjoy the promised freedoms, equality, and pursuit of happiness written into the American constitution and law. He accepted the charge to work for the achievement of those […]

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Practice Gratitude with the Avaaz Community

Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]

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