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The Gift Of Death: Consider Planetary Health This Holiday Season

The Gift Of Death: Consider Planetary Health This Holiday Season

Gifts seem amusing on the first day of Christmas, but by the twelfth day they’re in landfill. Only 1% remain in use after six months. The consumerist festival of junk results in such destructive impact, that it will ramify for generations. Bake your loved one a cake, write them a poem, give them a kiss, tell them a joke, rather than trashing the planet to show them how much you care.

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Shift Your Relationship to the Holidays with Giving Tuesday

Shift Your Relationship to the Holidays with Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a new, compassionate response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday that is gaining traction each year. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Consume, Consume, Consume With The False Promise Of Happiness!

Written by on July 23, 2014 in Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Consume, Consume, Consume With The False Promise Of Happiness!

We have let ourselves to be led down the path of consumption, we have been manipulated into a society of ‘battery hen humans’ where governments, marketers, corporations and interest groups have been feeding us a steady diet of consumerism, laced with deceit, false hopes and non-sustainability. It all started after the Second World War when economies and much of the Western population were in a state of stability and there were abundant energy resources in the form of coal and oil. What better way to control the masses to promote growth and prosperity than to condition consumers, voters and citizens to consume, consume, consume, everything else is irrelevant.

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How Long Can You Go Without Spending Money?

How Long Can You Go Without Spending Money?

Switch off your personal “want” button. When you don’t want or need the things that the “elite” and the big corporations are selling, then you are suddenly free of their restrictions. You are no longer a slave to the wages you must earn to pay for the things they tell you that you should have.

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