Making And Creating — The Connective Tissue of Generations of Humans

Making and creating are the connective tissue of generations of humans... Whether through fine art that is revered for generations or a roughly formed sand

The Restorative Habit of Gardening

Harriet Gross is professor of psychology, as well as acting pro vice chancellor and head of the College of Arts, at the University of Lincoln

Do You Have A Nappuccino Habit?

A Nappuccino is the combination of a 20 minute nap and a pre nap coffee to create a short, strategic, restorative break without the post

For The Joy Of Animals: Banana Loving Baby Flying Fox

Biting off more than one can chew seems to be a universal trait of youth, regardless of species. And National Geographic has video proof with

Book Review: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins

I am SO fortunate to have gotten my hands on AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins in advance of publication (thanks to my book angel). It

Words: Research Your Own Experience

When ever we seek to make changes for the better, it is helpful to remember there is never only one path, one chance, or one

Featured Perspectives

Connecting With Your Community — In Real Life

By Jessica McCann.  Originally published at ( as "This is Not about Politics."  ~~ Brace yourself for a strikingly-simple, yet brilliant

The Art of The Virtual “Smudgy Hug”

Humans are social beings.  We crave human-to-human contact.  Even as machines and technology take over more and more aspects of

Featured Books

Walking In Nature — A Basic Tool For Creative Multitasking

Author Julia Cameron points out that one of the most valuable tools for creativity is one of the simplest —

Book: NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles

"a powerful little book... a gently told story" What a powerful little book! I was surprised when I picked up NEWS