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What if the World Ends?

What if the World Ends?

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: by kenfotos FreeDigitalPhotos.net There has been a lot of hype with some people about the world ending today because of the Mayans calendar.  Just a short google search for the subject brings all kinds of doomsday websites up. People are taking it seriously because survival gear and related items have been selling really well. What [...]

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Do something… new

Do something… new

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net I have been reading The 4-Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss and the concept of ‘trying new things’ is blowing me over.  I love the cooking, and he has some great ideas about cooking in the book.  But the book is about more than cooking (even he says it at the beginning), the book [...]

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Reduce Waste This Christmas

Reduce Waste This Christmas

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a stunning infographic highlighting the waste associated with our most popular celebrations. The information is specific to Britain, but is easily applicable to the rest of the developed world. Waste is a huge side-effect of the consumer oriented Christmas, Easter and other holidays we’ve become used to.  Here some ideas on how to [...]

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Do Something…wait, Do Nothing

Do Something…wait, Do Nothing

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net This might be a bit different than most of my posts… I want you to do nothing.  So much talk (from me and others) is about action.  I intend to keep it that way… except for today.  Today I want you to take some time to do nothing.  As I write this post, [...]

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Do Something… fun

Do Something… fun

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net As I write this we are wandering the southeast corner of the USA.  Right now we are at a beach in Florida to be exact.  It has become a bit of a family tradition to take wandering roadtrips through the country, it is our third year this year.  By the time we get [...]

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Do Something …scary

Do Something …scary

| October 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net In honor of Halloween coming up in a few days I wanted to throw out a scary challenge. I don’t like the idea of creating fear, but it is a great time of year to talk about facing our fears. Have you done something scary lately? Not scary like spending up credit card [...]

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How to Have a Green and Simple Thanksgiving

How to Have a Green and Simple Thanksgiving

| October 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is no better time to be green and eco-friendly than Thanksgiving. Why? Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates all we have to be grateful for, including the bounty of the Earth; and what better way to celebrate and honor this than by being mindful of our decisions. Here are some ways to celebrate a [...]

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What Does the Green Movement Mean for You?

What Does the Green Movement Mean for You?

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the greatest impediment to widespread acceptance of the green movement and the energy conservation initiative is confusion over terms and ecological processes. What’s key to understand is that both the green movement and energy conservation initiative are rooted in curbing the greenhouse effect as well as minimizing waste. And both of those start in [...]

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Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net Continuing from Simple Premise #7 I wanted to talk more about action. As a writer I sometimes feel wrong saying this, but I don’t want you to spend your time reading and thinking. Reading and thinking is good and it makes change possible in your head (sometimes the hardest place), but if it [...]

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5 Tips to Save Money on Vacation

5 Tips to Save Money on Vacation

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Having fun on vacation doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. You can save a lot of money and still have a great time if you change things up a bit. Below are some great tips that allow you to enjoy some time off, but save some money while doing so. Leverage Work Retreats Leveraging a [...]

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