You Were Not Born to Suffer by Blake Bauer

Though we may not have used drugs and alcohol to numb ourselves to the pain of childhood traumas, as Blake Bauer did, I suspect that most of us still suffer in one form or another from those unhealed wounds. They sap our life force and keep us from loving ourselves and rejoicing in life. Having […]


The Mystical Side of France

A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites by Nick Inman has gone straight to my holiday shopping list. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting France, this would be the guidebook I would choose. Even if you are only an armchair tourist, this richly illustrated book offers enough history and local color to make […]


Are You An Empath?

The Five Steps to Healing the Highly Sensitive Person By Dave Markowitz If you are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), or empath, you are not alone. There are an estimated 40 million HSPs in America alone. HSPs often face unique challenges; mainly, healing modalities that work for most people don’t always work for us. Also, […]


Monsanto Wins 2015 Rubber Dodo Award

TUCSON, Ariz.— Monsanto, producer and seller of Roundup and its toxic active ingredient glyphosate, is the recipient of the Center for Biological Diversity’s 2015 Rubber Dodo Award, given annually to those who have done the most to destroy wild places, species and biological diversity. Glyphosate is now used in more than 160 countries, and more […]


American Politics Go Deeper Than Politics

By Paul Von Ward * A large majority of citizens think elections in the United States do not affect change in Washington’s policies. They believe government decisions mostly benefit the wealthy who rig the system for themselves. So, why do so many uninformed voters support policy-empty slogans? Could it be more of an emotional exercise […]