Science

Brief Candle in the Dark, Richard Dawkins

Brief Candle in the Dark, Richard Dawkins

Dawkins covered every detail behind his books, science studies, interests through his career, television appearances, lectures, and more. The book is not written in a linear fashion, rather, the author takes the liberty of jumping around as one story leads into another story.

Dishonesty of Vitamins and Supplement Manufacturing

Dishonesty of Vitamins and Supplement Manufacturing

…And it actually sounds like a waste of money to buy vitamins, as well as a health risk. What is listed on the bottle is not guaranteed to be what you put in your mouth. And worst of all, the supplement industry wants to keep it that way.

Natural Inquirer, Free Magazines for Kids

Natural Inquirer, Free Magazines for Kids

Natural Inquirer is a free magazine for kids of varying ages. Simply setup an account with mailing address and select what issues you want mailed to you. There are series for three different age ranges: Pre-K through 2nd grade, Upper Elementary and Middle School and […]

A Different Kind of New Year

A Different Kind of New Year

To welcome the new year, which is really an arbitrary number, we sometimes feel obligated to force a resolution upon our future selves. The wisdom of this tradition gets buried in egoic aspirations.

Sea Turtle Rescue in Hawaii

Sea Turtle Rescue in Hawaii

We went to a black sand beach in Hawaii one morning and witnessed the release of a sea turtle back into the wild. Since then we have met another turtle who was sleeping on a rock.

Sunscreen is Killing Coral Reefs

Sunscreen is Killing Coral Reefs

“Not only did the study determine that a tiny amount of sunscreen is all it takes to begin damaging the delicate corals — the equivalent of a drop of water in a half-dozen Olympic-sized swimming pools — it documented three different ways that the ingredient oxybenzone breaks the coral down, robbing it of life-giving nutrients and turning it ghostly white”

What is Your Default Setting?

What is Your Default Setting?

..”This continued through college and by the end of it I was burnt out. On top of all that, the majority of my childhood was blanketed in extreme religious views that put great emphasis on external motivation like reward systems (heaven or hell), sky-god watching every move (control), and the burden of thinking that you are flawed no matter what you do and only Jesus can save you (helplessness)…”

From Gluten Intolerant to Wheat-Eater

From Gluten Intolerant to Wheat-Eater

This is my personal anecdotal story of how I thought I was gluten intolerant for 6 years, started eating the Whole Foods, Plant Based lifestyle and found out I wasn’t gluten intolerant. If I would have heard someone say this to me even a year ago, I would have laughed at the idea that someone could be intolerant and then suddenly find out they are not intolerant to gluten. I believed so strongly that I was gluten intolerant that it had become part of my food identity.

Supporting Child-Led Learning

Supporting Child-Led Learning

Harvard Seeks out Homeschoolers It is well known in top colleges that homeschoolers and unschoolers are prized students for their creativity, connection with their community and ability to think for themselves. So if top colleges think that conventional school systems are failing our kids, why […]

Non-Violent Communication

Non-Violent Communication

About three years ago my relationship with one of my siblings went south. The cause: communication methods that were not working for either of us. We ended up not speaking for three years because we lacked the skills needed to understand each other and find […]