Living Buddha, Living Christ

Living Buddha, Living Christ is by far once of my favorite writings of Thich Nhat Hahn.

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The Life of a Female Hummingbird

She is a total badass

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Beneficial Bees

As summer and the season of insects has arrived before you spray you gardens and swat at the bees..

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Praying Mantis Snags Hummingbird

"What?!"

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Deep Breathing

Deep Breathing Calms the Brain.  Imagine that.

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Hummingbird

 I often know they are in the yard less because of the buzz of their wings and more because of their territorial calls and epic territorial chases.

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As I Began To Love Myself

This beautiful poem that Charlie Chaplan read on his 70th birthday was written by Kim McMillen. I found it shared on the Uplift Blog. 

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Self Judgement

One of the hardest challenges of my life is the continuation of self judgement I have of myself.  I want to do my absolute best at everything I do.  I want to give everything I have to everything I am a part of.

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A little dirt never hurt

here is research on a certain microbe in the soil that acts as a natural anti-depressant.  Really, that's over simplifying it

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The Wisdom of Trees

Trees are quite possibly some of my greatest teachers.  They are kind and harsh.  Pliable and firm.  Silence and Symphony.

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Negative Emotions Are Key

Clarity of allowing anger in and spending some time looking at it.

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Moth or Butterfly?

Ever see a caterpillar and wonder whether it will be a moth or a butterfly?

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Five Ways Feeling Good Can Be Bad For Us

Feel it all.  Learn to understand yourself and listen.. You already have the answers.

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Go out into the woods Child

Take the moment and go out into the woods and find the wonder..

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Meet the Tiniest Owl in the World

Meet the Elf Owl.

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Why Bird Watch?

I wanted to experience that every day of my life.  And, I do.

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The Creative Brain on Nature

It is redundant to say that being in Nature is good for you.  In my busy life I need reminders as to why it is important.

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Identifying Hawks

This is a quick article from Audobon on Identiifying Red Tailed Hawks - it's a starting point at least if you can determine whether you're looking at a Red Tail or Red Shouldered if you can figure out it is Red Tailed or not.

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A Case for Silence

In a world where busy lives and stress the the calendar it is becoming more and more important to find periods of quiet spaces to clear the clutter so you can listen to yourself truly think..

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Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears

It's true.  There are species of butterflies that drink the tears of turtles and other creatures.

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