08/22/2013
At 24 years old, yoga instructor Rachel Brathen has caused quite the stir. If you are on Instagram these days, I’m sure you have come across @yoga_girl at some point. With over 300,000 followers and... read more
Boats with mountains in background
08/20/2013
Part One: Journey to the Arctic Circle The night before our voyage, my fellow travelers and I offered a warm beer from our trunk to an old man camping nearby. He advised against our morning... read more
Group of people with sunset in background
08/13/2013
One of my favorite quotes when it comes to service and making a difference has always been “Think globally, but act locally.” Honestly that quote is much easier said than done. It is much easier... read more
City Line
07/30/2013
When we share our yards, sidewalks, and other common spaces, we find a greater sense of belonging and connection to those around us. Biology is destiny, declared Sigmund Freud. But if Freud... read more
People Sitting at Table
07/23/2013
When I think about bliss in terms of Community, it brings an immediate smile to my face. Spending time with my family and friends-- that’s bliss to me. This weekend I had the chance to spend time... read more
Rock House
07/16/2013
Tami Balzanna is my boyfriend’s aunt, his dad’s sister and we met for the first time in April. She embraced me like she has known me my whole life. I was immediately drawn to her spirit, her... read more
Main Yelling into Horn
07/12/2013
Life happens. Combined with a shrug, this innocuous three-syllable cliché always works when explaining why our pile on the backburner has grown to resemble the Leaning Tower of Pisa. At face... read more
Group of kids gardening
07/09/2013
The first bus ride out to Chacraseca, Nicaragua startled everyone. As the wind blew, dust filled the bus. I looked around at my 20 high school volunteers as they started to cough and peer out the... read more
Social Welness Month
07/02/2013
What exactly is social wellness? Social Wellness is nurturing yourself and your relationships. It is contributing to those you love on their path to a healthier life. Social Wellness Month is... read more

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