DISPATCH: I Can Do It, You Can Do It

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Community equals immunity. Something good happens to your primordial grid when you're spending time with like-minded folks. Knowledge is shared. Inspiration is gifted. New seeds are planted. I attended my first Hay House I Can Do It conference in NYC a few weeks ago and got to experience the resonance first-hand. The collagen of consciousness liter

Look Within

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"Be a truth seeker. Growth begins with the courage to look inside yourself. Choose to be brave, and uncover endless potential."As a competitive and nationally ranked tennis player, a coach, therapist, corporate speaker and champion motivator it has become blazingly clear to me, people spend far too much time and energy worrying about what other

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

Sleeping Giants

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In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. The renovation consisted of better mattresses, blackout curtains, and encouragement for the athletes to aim for nine or ten hours of sleep. And many have taken the advice to heart. 'Sleep is huge in my sp

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

The Great British Sleep Survey

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As the Great British Sleep Survey found, poor sleepers are seven times more likely to feel helpless and five times more likely to feel alone. These are consequences that can impact everything from our relationships and our ability to focus to our health. -- Arianna Huffington, ThriveThe survey also found that the top five physical factors that affe

Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

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Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exercise better. It's a truth that I felt, quite literally, in my bones, and that has been borne out by science. According to a recent study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine by researchers from North

The Exhaustion Epidemic

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These days, there's a silent epidemic afflicting women in the U.S. It's silent because most of the women who are suffering don't seem outwardly unwell, and because many affected women don't talk about what they're going through. Nevertheless, the epidemic of exhaustion is real, and it's bringing too many women down. Consider this: In 2010, women a

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

What to Do if You Are Not Loved

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"not everyone is going to like you. And that's ok. {...} Always stay who you are." - This was posted in a Facebook community I belong to.As I began to respond, words were pouring out of me full of overwhelming love and gratitude. I used to not feel all this love. I used be feel hate. I hated so many. I hated the world. I hated my life. Most of all

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

Confessions of an Amateur Raw Vegan

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A few weeks ago, a friend raved to me about the way it feels to be raw vegan."It's the BEST I've ever felt. Hands down. You feel happy all the time. I was never tired and had tons of energy. Giving your body exactly what it needs makes you feel amazing."That made a lot of sense to me, so I decided to try it for a month.It didn't quite last that lon

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

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

Dreaming (REM Sleep) Improves Your Memory and Performance

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Dreams Are a Key to Memory and Performance"Dreaming (most often in REM sleep) helps consolidate your memories. So what might that mean for you? You will begin to see an improvement in your overall memory and your ability to organize your thoughts, and maybe getting things done." -- Dr. BreusSleep Fact When you sleep really deeply, your brain starts

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

Is Your Life Battery Running on Empty?

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The signs of UNsuccessI was at the Simmons Leadership Conference for Women in Boston about two months ago. Arianna Huffington was on stage, and she asked a powerful question:"Can we all agree that if you wake up in a pool of your own blood, that is NOT a sign of success?"Though I was not sitting in a pool of blood, I was suffering. I had an increa

Spicy Energy Mix

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1 ounce pepitas, (pumpkin seeds) 1 1/2 ounces dried mango 1 ounce pitted chopped dates 1/4 teaspoon prepared spice rub

Energy Firms, Health Insurers Deftly Use Others to Spread Propaganda

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I usually don't pay a lot of attention to the songs on a restaurant's playlist, but when "The Old Rugged Cross" came on at the Manassas, Virginia, Cracker Barrel as I was traveling to Tennessee recently, I put my fork down and listened.Hearing the hymn took me back nearly half a century to my childhood in Kingsport, Tennessee. Every Sunday morning,

New National Report Underscores Health and Economic Benefits of Clean Energy to People of Color and Low-Income Communities

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Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released an important new report, Bridging the Clean Energy Divide, that refutes highly misleading fossil fuel claims about clean energy policies and communities of color.The report also calls attention to the large potential benefits of clean energy to fixed- and low-income individuals, inclu

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

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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