Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

In the ancient Greek play ‘Lysistrata,’ women stop having sex with men to end a bloody war

For women, absence can be power he most potent political action for women is sometimes inaction. It’s an idea that has been around for millennia. One particularly enduring version of this idea is found in Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, a play written in … Read More »

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How to leave the leaves | Finding Solutions | 2015 | Winter | Publications | David Suzuki Foundation

If I know you, you can’t stop helping pollinators — planting a butterfly garden, getting your yard off grass, signing the Monarch Manifesto and more. I realize you might have snow on the ground by now, but don’t feel bad … Read More »

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The Backyard Benefits of a Moon Garden – Birds and Blooms

When the sun goes down, gardens transform into moon gardens, with moths, bats, and bees. Learn what to plant and why moon gardens are so beneficial. Most of us notice how gorgeous gardens are when the sun is shining, but … Read More »

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The Benefits of Yoga

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced yoga student, the benefits of yoga include greater flexibility and strength, improved core strength, and more personal or spiritual benefits, such as increased patience, a feeling of belonging and improved body image through acceptance. … Read More »

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Meditation’s Calming Effects Pinpointed in the Brain

A new mouse study reveals a set of neurons that may point to physiological roots for the benefits of breathing control A new mouse study reveals a set of neurons that may point to physiological roots for the benefits of … Read More »

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Street harassers in France

French lawmakers are now considering fining men on-the-spot for sexual harassment and abuse. Street harassers in France would face steep fines under new law Catcalling, wolf whistling, and inappropriate comments may finally come with a price — at least in … Read More »

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These Are Officially The Healthiest Countries in the World

The Bloomberg Global Health Index recently ranked the world’s healthiest (and unhealthiest) countries. Here are the results — some of them more surprising than others. The Bloomberg Global Health Index recently ranked the world’s healthiest (and unhealthiest) countries based on several factors … Read More »

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Check your shampoo for these 10 toxic chemicals – never put them near your scalp! :The Hearty Soul

Check your shampoo for these 10 toxic chemicals – never put them near your scalp! This guest post was written by Elisha of My Health Maven. She is deeply passionate about educating people and empowering them to lead healthier lives. I … Read More »

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