We're All Becoming Yogis, But Who's Making the Money?

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Yoga is reaching more people than ever before in America, but at the same time, the cost of running a yoga studio might not translate into more places to practice, and it doesn't mean yoga studios are on a clear path to profit.A just released 2016 Yoga Journal/Yoga Alliance Yoga in America study shows a 50 percent increase in the number of people p

Burning the Candle at Both Ends (and the Middle)

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Why you can do anything but not everythingIn typical high-achieving, life-loving, endlessly-enthusiastic Type A style, I like to keep myself extraordinarily busy. High school and university included four instruments, five sports, three languages, six exchanges, an honous thesis, volunteering and casual work. I began my professional life as a corpor

Embracing Inclusion, Defeating Hate: The National Immigrant Integration Conference Ignites Conversations around Integration

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This last month has been a difficult one for America. With the terrible attacks in Paris on November 13th and in the wake of the tragic San Bernardino, California shooting, we have seen dozens of American politicians try and score cheap political points by scapegoating Syrian refugees and other immigrants, and openly targeting Muslims through broa

Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Forests Store Both Carbon and Biodiversity like this Asian cup moth caterpillar. Source When we harm forests, we harm ourselves.OO US Forests Will Store Less Carbon As Growth Is Cancelled By Losses due to pests, wildfires and dro

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Way Cool! Nematocampa Forest Caterpillar Shoots Out Tentacles when disturbed by sound - this one recently discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, but this type of caterpillar also occurs in North America. When we threaten forests, we threaten ourselves.OO Deforestation Threatens Ov

Supporting Your Most Valuable Asset

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Finding balance and keeping your health and overall wellness a priority. This is a topic that is being talked about often. There is an increase in dual income households which has working parents looking for ways to balance being a great employee and being a great parent, all while taking care of themselves so that they can give work and family the

The Internet: An Opportunity for Sustainable Development

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The greatest challenge facing the world today is the need to achieve sustainable development--development that will bring economic and social progress to all without harming the future of our planet. This week in Brazil at the 10th Internet Governance Forum meeting, the Internet Society is calling on the global Internet community to act now to unlo

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of Asia burn include the jeweled flower mantis... say, are those happy faces on its wings? Source pinterest When we harm forests, we harm ourselves.OO Indonesia: Forest Fires Take Toll On Wildlife, Agriculture, Eco

Brand New CrossFit Man

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"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win." -Pre

How Your Health Affects Your Business

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Beyond being passionate about entrepreneurship, I am passionate about my physical development. I love being in the gym, pushing myself harder and harder in order to continuously develop my body. Even though I hate the process sometimes, I love the feeling of seeing myself grow as time progresses.One reason that I work out so hard is because I know

Who Are the Most Productive and Energized Workers? Maybe Not Who You Think!

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What fuels the energy and excitement that's visible among people who are highly engaged and productive at work? Is it something about what they bring to their careers to begin with? The management culture they experience? Or, are those qualities found mostly among the young, because of youthful energy, as some surveys indicate? Some new research sh

DISPATCH: Rising Strong with Dr. Brene Brown

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What does it take to get back up when you fall? How do you rise again when you've failed? What really makes a leader? How do relationships stay strong? How do you keep innovating?In Rising Strong, Dr. Brene Brown lets you in on exactly that. The logical next step in her research on vulnerability, courage, and worthiness after The Gifts of Imperfec

Climate Change This Week: Drought Refugees, Solar Keeps Surging, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful Tropical Gem - toucans live in tropical forests, and will disappear with them. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Earth To Lose An India-Sized Chunk Of Its Tropical Forests By 2050 - new research suggests that tropical forests may be disappearing even faster than we

How to Be Thankful for Life By Changing Just One Word

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My college strength and conditioning coach Mark Watts taught me an important lesson that applies to life outside of the gym...As adults, we spend a lot of time talking about all of the things that we have to do.You have to wake up early for work. You have to make another sales call for your business. You have to work out today. You have to write an

Climate Change This Week: Choking Trees, Clean Energy Jaggernaut, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Flying frogs glide through dark Asian rainforests. Source The clouded leopard is an inhabitant of Cambodian forests, which are being destroyed for timber, at an alarming rate. Source www.animalspot.netForests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Alarm Over 'Timber Grab'

Climate Change This Week: Hillary's Climate Action Plan, A Wind Power Sheet, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Forests Disappear, So Do Beautiful Insects. Pinterest.comForests: the cheapest way to store carbon* * In June, Earth smashed warm temperature records for both the month and the first half of the year. OO First Half Of 2015 Was Hottest Ever Recorded - feel the heat yet? * * OO

Climate Change This Week: The Seafood Connection, Super Solar Chip, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Macaws are just a few of the colorful unique birds found in Brazilian forests. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Brazil Announces Massive Reforestation and Renewable Energy Plan With U.S. - with both countries agreeing to obtain up to 20% of their electricity from renewable

Tips to Practice Good Self-Care

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When the going gets tough and our lives seem to be moving faster than we can keep up with, those are the times we must pay attention to what we need -- self-care. Self-care refers to activities and practices that we can engage in on a regular basis to reduce stress and enhance our long-term health and well-being. As a mom and a business owner, I of

Climate Change This Week: The Extreme Weather Connection, Another Solar Breakthrough, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: where people moved government to act on climate. Source www.infohostels.comOO Netherlands: For First Time, A Court Orders A Government To Act On Global Warming * *Moore, OK, the day after a huge tornado demolished it. Credit Major Jon Quinlan/defenseimage

When the Sheep Are Watching Over Your Mind

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Definition: Sheeping is mindlessly following the others when you actually know the right actions and behaviors but don't want to assume responsibility for them. On June 1st 1999, American Airlines Flight 1420 was coming in for landing at Little Rock airport in Arkansas amidst raging thunderstorms and severe winds. As they tried to line up with the

Climate Change This Week: $1 Rooftop Solar for Nonprofits, the Ocean Carbon Punch, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Amazonian Wildlife: a treasure trove of biodiversity. Source mostly Forests: the cheapest way to store carbonOO Peru: New Reserve Will Protect Nearly A Million Acres Of Pristine Forest * * A Preview of the Paris Talks? Credit Ed Stein, 2009.OO The World Is Of

Alcohol Companies at L.A. Pride Leave a Bitter Taste

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Now that American support for same-sex marriage has risen to numbers as high as 63 percent, gay has become cool. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out to this year's Los Angeles Pride Festival, the 45th annual celebration of the world's first ever Pride Parade, which took place in the City of Angels in 1970.With growing cultural acceptance for

Colleges Are Getting Out Of The Health Insurance Business

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform and a money-saver for students since insurance in the marketplace is usually cheap

Climate Change This Week: The Climate Pope, Hot Babes, and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. In a 192-page paper Pope Francis lays out the argument for a new partnership between science and religion. Source the Daily ClimateOO Encyclical Reveals Pope's Deep Dive Into Climate Science @@ Rick Santorum's "Pick N Choose" Faith: Argues With Pope on Climate Change - saying we shou

Nova Lorraine: Harlem's New Starbucks of Teas

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Have you ever had the feeling of overwhelming joy in one little cup? This is what I experienced after my first sips of Serengeti's Moroccan tea. Serengeti Teas is a quaint little tea and spice shop in the very eclectic upper Manhattan neighborhood -- Harlem. Move over Starbucks, a new experience has come to town. As I continued to sample a variety

Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: 400,000 Call For Climate Action, Hottest August on Record and More!

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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Looking abov
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