Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more
Girl playing in sprinklers on a sunny day
01/10/2018
In his new book Being the Change, climate scientist Peter Kalmus shows why, on the cusp of climate catastrophe, we are neither choiceless nor powerless. by Chris Moore-Backman | YES! Magazine... read more
Older woman outside hugging her basset hound dog
01/04/2018
New Transitions by John Hawthorne | Bay Alarm Medical While many people enjoy the solitude of living alone, others, who unexpectedly find themselves in an empty home, can face a difficult... read more
Several white gift boxes tied in bright green bows
12/21/2017
In the words of Gandhi, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”  This is a time of great transformation, and we can choose to be part of the problem or part of the... read more
Sad girl looking out car window while holding teddy bear
12/13/2017
Too Much We LOVE kids even if we hate the stuff that comes with them. Or rather, the toys they accumulate that we’ve heaped on top of them. All while teaching them the same bad habits we learned... read more
Ocean surf crashing against cliff at sunset
12/01/2017
Right now, the world is teetering on an abyss of sorts. Scientists, in general, are starting to believe that we’re in the middle of an extinction level event; the sort of catastrophe that wiped... read more
Girl with lab coat and stethoscope pretending to be doctor to a teddy bear
11/01/2017
The best of healers is good cheer. ~ Pindus We don’t realize how valuable our health is until something interferes with it! For the past couple of years, I’ve been on a mission to kick “... read more
Multiple Power Lines Coming Into Large Power Grid Pole
10/25/2017
Wait...What? It’s no secret that fossil fuels are absolutely terrible for our planet. Humans have single-handedly caused a rapid 40% increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels since the... read more
Man hunched over picking crops in an arid field.
10/20/2017
A Sustainable System? I live and work in California, the farming capital of the world; hub of agriculture, intersecting food, chefs, and farmers. It is the state that produces the most food in the... read more

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Ocean surf crashing against cliff at sunset
12/01/2017
Right now, the world is teetering on an abyss of sorts. Scientists, in general, are starting to believe that we’re in the middle of an extinction level event; the sort of catastrophe that wiped... read more
Girl with lab coat and stethoscope pretending to be doctor to a teddy bear
11/01/2017
The best of healers is good cheer. ~ Pindus We don’t realize how valuable our health is until something interferes with it! For the past couple of years, I’ve been on a mission to kick “... read more
Multiple Power Lines Coming Into Large Power Grid Pole
10/25/2017
Wait...What? It’s no secret that fossil fuels are absolutely terrible for our planet. Humans have single-handedly caused a rapid 40% increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels since the... read more
Man hunched over picking crops in an arid field.
10/20/2017
A Sustainable System? I live and work in California, the farming capital of the world; hub of agriculture, intersecting food, chefs, and farmers. It is the state that produces the most food in the... read more
Dog sleeping upside down and sprawled out on pillows and bed.
09/27/2017
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Dogs live in about 36 percent of American households. And, of the dog-owning population, almost 65 percent of people consider their canine companions to be part of the... read more
Torso of businessman holding earth in hand before window looking at nuclear reactors.
09/14/2017
by David Korten | YES! Magazine Perhaps the most compelling reason to change our ways is that Earth needs our help. In our responsibility to respond, might we unite in common cause? On... read more
Kids holding up laboratory flasks with colored liquids.
09/07/2017
By Anna Hunt | Natural Blaze It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include... read more
Collection of cobalt blue bottles.
08/31/2017
Lightening Your Load 95% of my fellow New Yorkers could be moving things they don’t need or use. Why? 67% are keeping them “in case I need them in the future.” 56% are holding onto them... read more
Woman looking and reaching up into boughs of willow tree.
08/17/2017
optimism is the madness of insisting all is well when we are miserable. ~ Voltaire I wasn’t born an optimist. At least I don’t think so. Not sure what the balance of nature versus nurture... read more

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11/11/2014
Think that opening a bottle of champagne with a sword only happened in musketeer movies? Think again.  Tamara Berg shows you a simple but impressive way to break open the bubbly.
11/11/2014
Using a weighted pole and several clay pots, Tamara shows you a way to grow plants, even if you don't have a yard.
11/11/2014
You'll be surprised how easy it is to make a tiny lampshade for a wine glass tea candle holder. You can download the pattern at Tamaracentral.com
11/11/2014
Tamara shows you how to bake muffins inside of an orange, and you don't need an oven to do it.
11/11/2014
Meet Jenna DeAngeles, creative designer for evox Television, as she shares some of her most creative and popular work. She has a Christmas gift for everyone who stops by!
11/11/2014
When a friend requested a piece of art for wedding gift, Jenna created a tryptic. Later, Jenna travels to Berger Specialty, one of the best bead shops in Los Angeles.
11/11/2014
A sneak peek at what to expect when you get creative with artist Jenna DeAngeles and her sustainable upcycle craft ideas for your healthy home.
11/11/2014
Jenna turns her son's 100 year old mirror into a 21st century show piece. Later, she explores Gather, a Los Angeles-area yarn store where you can go and unwind.
11/11/2014
Using an old, ruined music book, Jenna creates a work of art that is as simple to make as it is stylish. Later, Jenna takes you on a tour of The Last Bookstore - an eclectic independent bookstore in... read more

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