Activism

Veterans Apologize To Indigenous On Behalf Of U.S. Army At Standing Rock [Watch]

Posted by on December 7, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Veterans Apologize To Indigenous On Behalf Of U.S. Army At Standing Rock [Watch]

Hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.

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BREAKING: US Army Corps Reroutes Construction of the DAPL

Posted by on December 4, 2016 in Activism, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
BREAKING: US Army Corps Reroutes Construction of the DAPL

The DAPL will no longer be routed underneath a dammed section of the Missouri River that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says sits near sacred burial ground. Concern for the pipeline’s development also includes the risk it could pose to the Indigenous peoples’ – and future generations’ – water supply.

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3,000+ Veterans, Naomi Klein and Tulsi Gabbard to Join Standing Rock Protest

Posted by on December 3, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
3,000+ Veterans, Naomi Klein and Tulsi Gabbard to Join Standing Rock Protest

For supporters who are unable to travel to Standing Rock to stand with the Indigenous water protectors in person, Tara Houska of Honor the Earth urges people to write to President Barack Obama to demand executive action against the controversial pipeline project (see video).

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Activists Around the World Take #NoDAPL Fight to the Banks

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Activists Around the World Take #NoDAPL Fight to the Banks

“These catastrophic projects can’t continue, and as citizens of Planet Earth, we can’t allow banks to use our money to fund them,” said Barb Drake, an organizer of the Seattle action, which saw over 100 people calling on Wells Fargo to divest from the project.

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Small Town In Oregon Donates Tiny Houses, Solar Panels, And Tons Of Food To Standing Rock

Posted by on November 30, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Small Town In Oregon Donates Tiny Houses, Solar Panels, And Tons Of Food To Standing Rock

As winter approaches, those who have continuously protested for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline are preparing to stay warm as North Dakota temperatures begin to dip well below freezing. Donations such as warm winter clothes, food, and medical supplies have been pouring in from around the country as national support for the protestor’s cause continues to grow. However, one donation from a small community in Oregon has grabbed attention in recent days for its ingenuity and thoughtfulness.

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Spirit Medicine for the Age of Chaos, Division and Decay

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Spirit Medicine for the Age of Chaos, Division and Decay

Culture has worked itself into a destructive and frustrating loop, and as the pattern of stress repeats itself, it leads us ever further away from our true nature. Largely cut off from spiritual medicine and deep spiritual experience, we don’t know which direction to turn for inspiration and strength. In order to dig ourselves out of the current trap of destruction the individual must be first healed.

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Sioux Tribe Leaders Respond To Army Eviction Notice Of #NoDAPL Camp, Refuse To Give Up

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Sioux Tribe Leaders Respond To Army Eviction Notice Of #NoDAPL Camp, Refuse To Give Up

Tribal leaders have now responded to what they termed the Corps’ “direct and irresponsible threat to the water protectors.” The Cheyenne River tribe, who are co-litigants in a lawsuit against the pipeline, sharply rebuked the plan, citing that the area on which the targeted camps lie are Sioux territory per the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty signed by the Sioux and the US federal government.

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Love Is Stronger than Fear: 6 Ways Americans Are Defying Islamaphobia

Love Is Stronger than Fear: 6 Ways Americans Are Defying Islamaphobia

In the wake of several demonstrations of Islamophobia across the U.S., some people are going out of their way to support and embrace Muslims – and to conquer fear with love. Here are 6 positive actions you should know about.

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Hundreds of Veterans Heading to Standing Rock to Defend DAPL Protesters from Police

Posted by on November 22, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Hundreds of Veterans Heading to Standing Rock to Defend DAPL Protesters from Police

The event description reads: “Come to Standing Rock Indian Reservation and hold the line with Wes Clark jr, Michael Wood Jr, Tulsi Gabbard and hundreds of other veterans in support of the Sioux nation against the DAPL pipeline. Bring Body armor, gas masks, earplugs AND shooting mufflers (we may be facing a sound cannon) but no drugs, alcohol or weapons.” Clark Jr. was clear he was not looking for violence and that the protest would be unarmed.

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Actress Jane Fonda Will Serve A Thanksgiving Feast To Standing Rock Protestors

Posted by on November 22, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Actress Jane Fonda Will Serve A Thanksgiving Feast To Standing Rock Protestors

NativeNewsOnline reports that Fonda, a two-time Academy Award-winner, will visit the water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin camp as part of a delegation of 50 people from around the country. The intent is to serve a Wopila Feast to thank American Indian water protectors for their courage in defending Mother Earth.

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We Are All Intelligent in Our Own: Which of These 9 Types Best Describes You?

Posted by on November 16, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
We Are All Intelligent in Our Own: Which of These 9 Types Best Describes You?

If you don’t think you’re smart, perhaps you just don’t know what your intelligence type IS. Read this and find out!

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America Must Allow Its Heart to Break Before It Can Heal

Posted by on November 16, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
America Must Allow Its Heart to Break Before It Can Heal

May we have the courage to face this moment with attentive listening. May we have the courage to listen to the stories of people around us and strive to understand “the other.”

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Water Protectors to Rally Worldwide Today Against Dakota Access

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Water Protectors to Rally Worldwide Today Against Dakota Access

Water protectors battling the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking their increasingly urgent fight directly to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, making a final push for the Obama administration to reject the pipeline’s permit before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

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4 Truly Important Items for Your Post-Election List of Things to Protest

Posted by on November 13, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
4 Truly Important Items for Your Post-Election List of Things to Protest

People from all walks of life should be out protesting the government, but for much more significant reasons than to protest the outcome of the election.

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Real Eyes: The Importance of Empathy in a Time of Perceptual Entropy

Real Eyes: The Importance of Empathy in a Time of Perceptual Entropy

Having empathy in times of change is vital for self-preservation. That might sound backwards, but allowing ourselves to connect with others and put ourselves in their shoes keeps our hearts open, and with an open heart, we are able to live more congruent lives ourselves that are more aligned with our goals, dreams, etc. When we are in our heart space, and in the heart-mind we are our in our greatest creative space and our own perceptions are presumably the least bias they could be, because we are not so clouded by indoctrination, doubts, fear, insecurities, etc. In a sense, we reverse “perceptual entropy” that is caused by years and years of indoctrination by society.

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