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TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

Shouldn’t it be a trade violation to threaten to move someone’s job to another country? Shouldn’t we negotiate trade agreements that increase people’s wages on both sides of a trade border? These are the kinds of agreements we would make if We the People were negotiating trade agreements with representatives of the working people in other countries. Unfortunately that is not the kind of trade agreements that our current trade negotiation process produces.

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Julian Assange Crowdfunds Life-Size Statue of Himself

Written by on December 13, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Julian Assange Crowdfunds Life-Size Statue of Himself

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has used the whistleblowing website’s official Twitter account to publicise a funding drive for the creation of a life-size bronze public artwork featuring himself, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, described as a “a monument to courage”.

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The Sounds of Civilization!

The Sounds of Civilization!

This article provides an inspired synopsis of how different major civilizations have used music, and specifically the spacing of musical notes, in different ways. Then she connects those different manners of usage to certain socio/politico/economic developments. Jill Mattson is a four time author/soundhealing expert, uses Sound Healing techniques with original music

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Krishna Das, on Singing, Looking Within, and Living Life

Written by on September 19, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Krishna Das, on Singing, Looking Within, and Living Life

In this video, Anjula Ram interviews Krishna Das, who kindly graces us with some authentic dialogue on a number of matters such as: what kirtan is, why he sings, the difference between gurus and teachers, transcending religion, the role of having a practice, and dealing with ourselves, others and what’s going on in the world.

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Artists Between Mindset and Motivation

Written by on September 13, 2014 in Art and Music, Psychology-Psychiatry, Thrive with 4 Comments
Artists Between Mindset and Motivation

By Omar Cherif From my own experience dealing with many sorts of artists those last few years, I can deduct that a significant portion of them are afraid of failure as much as they are afraid of success. Like any kind of fear, this contains and limits them. It cripples them through their artistic journey. […]

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Fancy a Movie Night this Weekend?

Written by on September 12, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Fancy a Movie Night this Weekend?

UPDATED! Now over 200 movies! Do you feel like having a ‘Movie Night’ without Hollywood? Here is a list of 200 plus consciousness expanding documentaries that will assist you in your evolution, all of which can be watched for free online in the links below. Enjoy!

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The Beatles’ Top 11 Tips to Reinventing Yourself

Written by on August 25, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
The Beatles’ Top 11 Tips to Reinventing Yourself

A wise songwriter once told me: everything you need you will find in the Beatles. So if you’re thinking of reinventing yourself, here’s a How To Guide, brought to you with a little help from my friends, The Fab Four…

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15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Written by on August 24, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe. His mysterious identity (and refusal to use social media accounts) has only sparked more intrigue, with media outlets and fans prying to earn a peek into his life. But why use graffiti as a means to communicate? By displaying art in crowded cities across the world, Banksy puts social and political issues in our face. These pieces force us to stop and think—something that we often avoid doing in our day-to-day lives.

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STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Written by on August 22, 2014 in Art and Music with 0 Comments
STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Something lite and fun for your weekend viewing pleasure. The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, perform a medley of Star Wars songs in several locales and costumes.

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The Beauty-Happiness Connection

The Beauty-Happiness Connection

Moments where people recorded the highest levels of happiness were all related to beauty: when at the theater, ballet, or a concert; at a museum or an art exhibit; and while doing an artistic activity (e.g. painting, fiction writing, sewing).

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Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

Written by on August 12, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

While he will always be remembered for his career, which included excellent performances in both comedies and dramas, Williams’ touched our lives by doing more than entertaining us in films, TV shows, and stand-up specials. In all of those mediums and his personal life, Williams imparted important lessons that can resonate with many people, and will undoubtedly continue to help others’ lives. Here are just some of the lessons that Williams taught me throughout his 63 years, that I will always remember.

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Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

Written by on August 6, 2014 in Art and Music, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

In this video you are presented with a wonderful opportunity to watch Sridhar Silberfein converse with Anjula Ram about bhakti, the ego, humility, and being of service. He shares stories about his journey, experience with gurus, and how Bhakti Fest came about and what attendees can expect.

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12 Life Lessons I Learned from the Film Frozen

Written by on July 13, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
12 Life Lessons I Learned from the Film Frozen

What really made people resonate with Frozen is the life lessons it portrayed. In this article, I listed 12 morals that I personally believe are reflected on the movie and how you can adapt these lessons in daily life.

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Conquering Our Fear Of Death

Written by on July 9, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Conquering Our Fear Of Death

Man has “a mind that soars out to speculate about atoms and infinity, who can place himself imaginatively at a point in space and contemplate bemusedly his own planet. This immense expansion, this dexterity, this ethereality, this self-consciousness gives to man literally the status of a small god in nature…Yet, at the same time… man is a worm and food for worms.”
– Ernest Becker

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dynamics of Sound and the Human Condition with Steven Halpern

Written by on June 27, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dynamics of Sound and the Human Condition with Steven Halpern

Alexis speaks with award winning new age recording artist Steven Halpern about the many dimensions of sound and its impact on the human condition.  You won’t want to miss this one! “There’s more to hear than meets the ear.” This is a phrase coined by award winning new age recording artist and sound scientist, Steven Halpern. […]

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