Category Archives: Living It

Your official list to what’s going to be HUGE in 2018

Get ahead of the curve. In 2017, the definition of “wellness” shifted. At mindbodygreen, we know that wellness is bigger than any individual’s journey. We are banding together to heal one another, our communities, and the planet. mbg’s new look … Read More »

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A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries

A global survey tracks peoples’ willingness to live alongside neighbors of a different race. Update: A professor who studies race and ethnic conflict responds to this map. When two Swedish economists set out to examine whether economic freedom made people any more … Read More »

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The Most Powerful Way to Help Someone Through Emotional Pain

Sometimes we’re not in the headspace to feel better or think of a brighter future; we simply wanted to be acknowledged for the pain we’re in now. “When you can’t look on the bright side, I will sit with you … Read More »

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Racism: Understanding Race

Understanding Race Racism is the belief that characteristics and abilities can be attributed to people simply on the basis of their race and that some racial groups are superior to others. Racism and discrimination have been used as powerful weapons … Read More »

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People Who Make Hardly Any Trash Share Their Green Secrets

From people who haven’t taken out the trash in years. As we noted in our 2018 wellness trends report, it’s becoming increasingly clear that our everyday actions affect the health of our planet and we can’t stay complacent for much longer. … Read More »

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10 Ways to Let Go of the Hustle and Surrender to the Flow – Tiny Buddha

Remember that surrendering is not quitting. It’s honoring yourself where you are at this moment in time, and allowing what you want to catch up with you. “You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith … Read More »

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Consumerism & Climate

A new study shows that the stuff we consume — from food to knick-knacks — is responsible for up to 60 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Consumerism plays a huge role in climate change It’s easy to hate on … Read More »

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Consumer society no longer serves our needs – David Suzuki Foundation

How did “throw-away”, “disposable” and “planned obsolescence” become part of product design and marketing? It was deliberate. My parents were born in Vancouver — Dad in 1909, Mom in 1911 — and married during the Great Depression. It was a … Read More »

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The 10 Most Important Things We Can Do for the People We Love

People. Life is all about people. We don’t have to have a ton of relationships, but we all need people in our lives who get us. Who’ve seen our freak flag countless times and love when it comes out. People … Read More »

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Diet and global climate change: Eating healthier food could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study

Eating healthier food could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, suggests a new study. As it turns out, some relatively small diet tweaks could add up to significant inroads in addressing climate change. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, … Read More »

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