Today I’m highlighting the Foundation – Playing for Change. This phenomenal group, which has become a world sensation, came about because of the belief that “music has the power to connect people, regardless of their differences.” In 2005, some filmmakers made a documentary about music on the streets, which was called PLAYING FOR CHANGE: … Read moreConnecting the world through music…Playing for change.
I grew up in a moderate size town in South Dakota. Looking back now, my environment was very safe and comfortable. but also created a certain naivety within me. My parents, now married for 50+ years, created a safe and comfortable environment, paying for private Catholic school, with a beautiful home, nice clothes and always … Read moreI am Diversity By: Charles Bennafield
UPDATE: JULY 25, 2017 Hello everyone. On January 15, 2017, I posted this article about the Suicide Prevention Collaborative. My sister, Renee Penticoff, is a co-founder of this organization. I received an email from her today, which is what prompted the idea to rerun this post. In place of my usual Tuesday nutrition post, I … Read moreTogether it gets better-Suicide Prevention Collaborative
A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a graduate of Hawthorn University, Michelle, who had stumbled across my blog. She said she liked what I was doing with my blog. She explained that she just started a company in May, 2017 and wondered if I would help her by writing an article about her … Read moreThe Story Behind Cornucopia- Care Packages for Cancer Patients.
As I sit in the quiet of the forest, I am lost to the peace and energy that permeates my being. I absolutely love being in the forest. When I am amongst the trees, I feel at one with the world, unified with our disconnected society. All worries wash away…all stress fades…all concerns are lifted … Read moreThe Meaning of the Forest
The present is a gift… To live for now, means to be free. It is free from the concerns of the past… and the worries of the future. We are all taught to strive for success and plan for the future. But, how often can we actually enjoy our success, if our mind is never … Read moreThe Present is a Gift
We all have stress and fear. It’s part of the human experience. Some people handle it well or, if you’re like me, you can be a basket case sometimes. Everyone tells you to just “let it go” or “stop worrying”. Well, it’s easier said then done. What if I told you, there was a technique … Read moreMeditation Monday: Tapping-The Emotional Freedom Technique
For tonight’s daily inspiration, I wanted to share a poem with you called: THE OPTIMIST CREED-By: Christian D Larson Mr. Larson (1874 – 1954) was an author, teacher and leader of the “new thought movement”. The “new thought movement” is a philosophical movement, which began in the early 19th century. Followers of this movement believe: … Read moreDaily Inspiration: I Promise Myself
When Danielle Cook’s son was diagnosed with cancer when he was 11 years old, she turned to nutrition to help his body heal. When he went into remission, she went back to school for a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition. For 12 years, she has been “demonstrating, educating, and advocating the benefits of seasonal whole … Read moreDaily Inspiration: Happily Hungry
Before I get to tonight’s daily inspiration, I have a few things to share. Starting tomorrow, I will begin the process of taking my big test. This is a test over everything I have learned over the past year and a half. I have 7 days to study for and take the exam. Therefore, tonight’s … Read moreDaily Inspiration: Wisdom from the Dalai Lama