15 May '11, 5pm

The Heart of a Community: I have lived in several small communities since college – always appreciating the cama...

The Heart of a Community: I have lived in several small communities since college – always appreciating the cama...

I have lived in several small communities since college – always appreciating the camaraderie and support of others – whether practicing yoga, planting gardens, sharing meals or helping each other with personal problems. We had the same challenges facing all communities– whether a home, workplace, a village or a city – often without effective tools to address them. Challenges like how to work together harmoniously, how to resolve conflicts effectively, how to encourage healthy attitudes and behaviors, and others. The question I kept asking is, “How do we nourish the hearts of people who make up a community?” The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index set out to determine: “What does it take to be America’s happiest city? ” and “What makes a city sad? ” They asked numerous questions of city residents in regards to life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, physical he...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/nourishing-the-heart-of-...

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An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Green Living

An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Gre...

care2.com 15 May '11, 4pm

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I...

The Power of Community: A local Santa Cruz, Calif., TV station began Saturday's morning news with the announceme...

The Power of Community: A local Santa Cruz, Cal...

care2.com 22 May '11, 5pm

A local Santa Cruz, Calif., TV station began Saturday’s morning news with the announcement that American Idol contestant J...

What Your Garden's Weeds Mean | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

What Your Garden's Weeds Mean | Care2 Healthy &...

care2.com 14 May '11, 4pm

By Colleen Vanderlinden, TreeHugger The best way to learn about your soil’s health is to get a soil test through your loca...

To Sun or Not to Sun: Finding a Healthy Balance

To Sun or Not to Sun: Finding a Healthy Balance

planetgreen.discovery.com 15 May '11, 3pm

The findings have been difficult to discern for decades. In the 1980’s we became aware of the harmful nature of the sun’s ...

Shiny New Food Labels | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: As you walk through the aisles of your local grocery store...

Shiny New Food Labels | Care2 Healthy & Green L...

care2.com 15 May '11, 3pm

As you walk through the aisles of your local grocery store, you’ll probably notice a lot more products boasting “natural” ...

Heart Health Improved By High Fat Diet (Is This For Real ...: A high fat diet = heart disease, right? Wrong. For...

Heart Health Improved By High Fat Diet (Is This...

planetgreen.discovery.com 12 May '11, 1pm

A high fat diet = heart disease, right? Wrong. For years we’ve thought the key to improved heart health was a reduction in...

10 More Tips for Living in Balance

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care2.com 15 May '11, 1pm

Clearly, the art of living in balance is not a simple thing, or else it wouldn’t take me two blog posts and 20 tips to sha...

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thegoodhuman.com 15 May '11, 2pm

But there may be a dark side to soy’s popularity and abundance . “Many of soy’s health benefits have been linked to isofla...

Leaving with Oprah | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Leaving with Oprah | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 11 May '11, 7pm

I am a 36-year old woman with “leaving issues” (read: abandonment trauma from a military childhood filled with too many go...

Organic Doesn't Always Mean Healthy | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Organic Doesn't Always Mean Healthy | Care2 Hea...

care2.com 10 May '11, 10pm

This is in no way intended to argue that organic foods are not better for you than their conventional counterparts. We all...

Your Body on... Smoking | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Your Body on... Smoking | Care2 Healthy & Green...

care2.com 14 May '11, 1am

If you think lighting up on girls’ nights out is a harmless vice, think again. By Laura Beil, Women’s Health The average c...

Planting Organic Tomatoes, Basil and Lettuce | Care2 Healthy

Planting Organic Tomatoes, Basil and Lettuce | ...

care2.com 12 May '11, 3pm

You probably get the whole organic tomatoes and basil connection, but are wondering where the lettuce comes in. Fair enoug...

How community ownership can save wind power:

grist.org 13 May '11, 12am

This post originally appeared on Energy Self-Reliant States , a resource of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance's New Ru...

Octopus Ballet (video)

Octopus Ballet (video)

care2.com 12 May '11, 9pm

Watch this video of a white deep-sea octopus filmed by a remotely operated camera deep in the Pacific Ocean. The Grimpoteu...

Mubarak's Wife Detained, Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack (VIDEO)

Mubarak's Wife Detained, Reportedly Suffers Hea...

care2.com 14 May '11, 3am

Suzanne Mubarak, the 70-year-old wife of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, has been detained on possible charges of...