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Some Important Nutritional Value of Beef with Health

  Beef is a type of meat which it is often consumed in every meal of most of the families. In some opinions, it is the most expensive meat. Both adults and kids like to eat this meat so much. Beef has a good taste and delicious to enjoy. Moreover, beef is also the first choice of many housewives. In ... Read More »

Do You Know The Nutrition Information of Egg?

  The egg is not only a cheap food but also very delicious to eat. Most of the people like to eat egg. Even, the egg is a favorite food of many small kids. Moreover, this food has a high nutritional value. It provides a great source of nutrients for the body. They include protein, vitamin, minerals, enzymes, and hormone. ... Read More »

Women Rising: It’s Time

Mothers at a baby shower, representing Mother's Day and female solidarity

What We Don’t Know About Mother’s Day and Other Holidays Perpetuates Ignorance. Haven’t we all heard that ignorance of the past condemns us to repeat our mistakes? What would life be like if we embraced all of our sacred and secular holidays as if they applied to every day? How would that elevate our awareness? How would we behave if ... Read More »

Ashes to Ashes: Living and Dying Sustainably

Recycle Yourself

“In these bodies we will live, in these bodies we will die. Where you invest your love you invest your life.” (Mumford & Sons, Awake My Soul) Impermanence is a theme that reaches across the fragile stretch of each human life cycle. The body reminds us of our corporeal reality on a daily basis and mortality lies in its very ... Read More »

BRAIN PICKINGS: Iterations – A Lyrical Animated Film about How We Grow as Human Beings and the Iterative Nature of Self-Transformation

“I am recycled cells, I learn to like myself more with each iteration…” Psychologists now know that a “growth mindset” is one of the greatest predictors of a fulfilling life. And yet only children are at ease with the discomfort necessary for growth — the rest of us are chronically resistant to stretching ourselves in the very ways that push ... Read More »

In the Flow: Creative Practice as Service

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”        —Rumi Creativity, for me, is the juice of life. It’s the frequency of energy that makes everything feel alive, present and connected. Aligning with the flow of creation in all the small and big ways possible feels gratifying beyond measure, ... Read More »

Dancing Our Way to Wholeness

“Life is movement. The more life there is, the more flexibility there is. The more fluid you are, the more you are alive.” (Arnaud Desjardins) Close your eyes and feel your breath. What do you notice? Sense your feet on the ground. What are you aware of? Check in with the vertical line of your spine. How is your skull ... Read More »

Look Around — Life’s Happening

Have you ever noticed something for the first time in a place you’ve been daily and wondered how you’ve never seen it before? Most of us can probably answer yes to this question. Focus, or concentration, is something we consider important, especially in work settings, but can it also be hindering us? As we go through our day-to-day lives, we ... Read More »

When the Patient Commits Suicide

There’s an article in the January 20th issue of The Atlantic called “How Patient Suicide Affects Psychiatrists.” The author uses the term “psychiatrists” loosely, referring to any mental health clinician. As I read it, the first situation described by the author sounded familiar. As I continued, the words attributed to a “Dr. Brown” sounded even more familiar. My thoughts went ... Read More »

Art Makes You Smart

Sarah Halstead’s art classroom at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado, brims with creativity. Finished projects are piled up on a table, the ceiling tiles have been painted by former pupils and students are always milling around working on their pottery, even in the off periods. Halstead greets individuals as they trickle in for Pottery and Sculpture 1 and then ... Read More »