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What Our Anatomy is Telling Us to Eat

What Our Anatomy is Telling Us to Eat

WRITTEN BY

MARIEL FOX

Each year, there are more than 104 million visits to the doctor regarding digestive issues.  That’s a cost of about $10,816,000,000.00 per year (kimberlysnyder.com) - that’s a lot of zeros.  If we all continue to stay curious and educate ourselves, caring about our health will develop into action and we can start to change these numbers.  Our diet is something we can control, and with so much riding on what we put into our body, and how effective that is on our health, I can only hope more people start to take note.  Will I personally give up eating meat forever?  Honestly, I’m not certain.  You know how much I love a good burger.  However, I am without a doubt going to put more effort into eating cleaner to get in touch with my herbivore roots, and paying attention to where my food is coming from. 

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Composting: Creating More Sustainable Communities

Composting: Creating More Sustainable Communities

WRITTEN BY

MARIEL FOX

The average American family is said to produce around 500 pounds of leftover organic material per year!  Through composting, we can not only help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in our landfills but also build healthier and more sustainable cities.

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Moving Into Stillness

Moving Into Stillness

WRITTEN BY

BESS MCHUGH

Moving into stillness, what an interesting concept.  Action into a state of non-action.  The more I navigate along my yoga journey, the more I have learned to act in a dynamic state of stillness.  Attaining equanimity is presenting oneself as calm and collected in the most stressful environments.  As an ICU nurse, creating a sense of stillness in hectic situations has been key to balancing my stress levels and resiliency.  Read more