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The Calming Comfort of Cocoa

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Observing World Wildlife Conservation Day

Observing World Wildlife Conservation Day

Honored on December 4th, World Wildlife Conservation Day is a time to raise awareness about wildlife poaching and trafficking.

This dramatic problem requires action by everyone (citizens, activists, corporations and governments) if we wish to end the illegal trade of wildlife. (more…)

The Greatness of Gratitude

The Greatness of Gratitude

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.”
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Melody Beattie

Thanksgiving is coming up—one of the most beautiful days of the year! (more…)

Celebrating the Spectacular Sandwich

Celebrating the Spectacular Sandwich

It is time to celebrate one of the world’s most popular foods—the sandwich!

Observed every year on November 3rd, National Sandwich Day is when we honor the spectacularly simple concept of combining two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them. (more…)

A Plant-Based Eating Journey of a  Lifetime

A Plant-Based Eating Journey of a Lifetime

Have you ever heard of the Butterfly Effect?

This is the name of a chaos theory which says that one small thing—one tiny detail—can lead to a dramatic change.

Something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.” (more…)

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