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    Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year

    By Andrea Thompson October was the second hottest on record for the planet, NASA data released Tuesday shows. The month was the latest in a string of record- and near record-warm months that will see 2016 easily take the title of hottest year in the books. How temperatures across...
  • The science is in: gardening is good for you!

    As the weather warms and days lengthen, your attention may be turning to that forgotten patch of your backyard. This week we’ve asked our experts to share the science behind gardening. So grab a trowel and your green thumbs, and dig in. “That’s all very well put,” says Candide,...
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    9 Ideas to Help Build Resilience

    Resilience has fast become a new buzzword with civic organisations, think tanks, communities and corporations addressing potential risks. A system is said to be resilient, if it has the capacity to defend against, adapt to and repair itself after disturbances. While there has been much debate and public discourse around climate...
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    Understanding Our Collective Consciousness

    Understanding Our Collective Consciousness  Article also appeared on Collective Evolution While consciousness may be difficult to explain many common references to consciousness outline it is a combination of an individual’s state of awareness of thoughts, feelings and external experiences that give us some form of recognition of self. The word itself is...
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    Switch Off the Television and Be Free

    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein Modern society and many of the individuals within it have lent themselves to being conditioned. Life and its great mysteries can be glossed...
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    Six Strategies for a more Fulfilling Life…

    “Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” Aldous Leonard Huxley 1. Understand  YOU Determine The Direction YOUR Life Takes  We are a long way from understanding the complexity and impact the mind has on our life. Our...
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    Riches won’t make you happy, but a greener economy might

    Riches won’t make you happy, but a greener economy might Article by Jules Pretty  Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Environment and Society at University of Essex In the industrial era, economic growth has become equated with human progress, with a fundamental assumption that material growth and consumption inevitably leads to improvements...
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    Want to Help Save the Planet then Stop Buying Crap!

    Herded onto the Plains of Consumption… Victor Lebow an economist, retail analyst and author, wrote a very pertinent account of modern consumerism in his 1955 paper, “Price Competition in 1955,” which was published in the Spring issue of the “Journal of Retailing.” “Our enormously productive economy demands that we...
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    Are You Being Conned by Technology Companies?

    Article by Andrew Martin also published on Collective Evolution It seems almost everyone has a cell phone now. According to the Federal Communications Commission there are more than 280 million mobile subscribers in America. In a 2005 international study by Advertising Age, 15 percent of Americans have interrupted sex to answer...