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Washing hands with soap and water

Get The Dirt On Hand Soaps

Is the continual desire to sanitize a reasonable ritual or have we become a nation of germaphobes? What if our overuse of chemical disinfectants was actually contributing to the spread of dangerous bacteria?

Hawaii-farm-lands

GMO Law: Big News For the Big Island

The Hawaii County Council passed Bill 113 in a vote of 6 to 3, prohibiting open air cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) anywhere on the Big Island.

Conscious Christmas Gifts

2012 Gift Giving Guide: 6 Simple Gifts with Mother Earth in Mind

It’s that time of year again. Jingle bells, houses smelling of Douglas Fir, and gift giving. Don’t get stuck supporting companies who aren’t keeping Mother Earth in mind – shop conscious this year. Here are 6 simple suggestions!

A Helping Hand

Selfless Acts Of Service

Seva, the selfless act of giving, is what Kristina Kuzmich holds as a catalyst for her upcoming service trip to Nepal with Bridges Between. Read about her intentions for this personal and international endeavor.

Photograph by Hope Ryden, National Geographic.com

Natural Wonders: Monarch Butterflies

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Natural Wonders

The next time you spot a flash of orange from the fluttering wings of a Monarch, let it remind you of the change and continuity that comes with the seasons.

Abbi Heilig

Get To Know A Featured Soul: Abbi Heilig

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Get To Know A Featured Soul

Abbi has a degree in food science, paired with many years of both teaching and practicing yoga and meditation. She now trots across the globe sharing what she’s learned as a way to live a more happy, loving and productive life.

Landis

Get To Know Ronnie Landis

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Get To Know A Featured Soul

Meet our newest Featured Soul, Ronnie Landis. He is a man on a mission to contribute to the uplifting of our planet through helping others make radical shifts in their health and food choices.

Plants in Hands

Horticultural Therapy: Modern Medicine

Read how the growing and caring of plants can act as therapy and improve well-being. Connecting with nature can create personal empowerment and help to tame stress in every area of you life.

Plant a Front Garden

Seed Your Yard, And Eat It Too!

Replace your front lawn and create your front garden! Buying organic is expensive—so grow it. Know exactly what you are eating and where it comes from. Happy growing!

Maggie and Daddy 2011

SOULSPEAK: Interview with Ben Macrory

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series SOULSPEAK

Ben Macrory works at the Green School in Bali, giving international students academic skills and social awareness to be successful and impactful in their world. Read Juno Cristi’s interview with him!