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How One Veteran Used Creativity To Discuss His PTSD With His Child

Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) can happen to anyone and, contrary to what some believe, it does not signify weakness. In the U.S. alone, about 7 or 8 out of every 100 people will have PTSD at some point in their lives. An estimated 8 million adults have PTSD during a given year. One of the m...

Can A Library Of Things Solve Our ‘Peak Stuff’ Problem?

We've all felt this frustration: We need a specific item, be it a tool, a ladder, or a tent, and have to go out and buy it, then store it in our homes, despite only needing it one time. Not only is this kind of purchase costly, it contributes to unnecessary consumerism. We probably have many of the ...
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Tiny Meditation Huts Encourage Hikers Reconnect With Nature

Imagine setting out for the day to explore the great outdoors free of technology, cars, crowds, conversation, work tasks, and more, only to stumble upon an alluring little hobbit-like house in the middle of the forest, just begging for you to slip inside and simply sit. It's asking you to just be. I...

Why Hearing Facts Still Doesn’t Change Our Perspectives

Have you ever tried to explain a topic to someone, but they were so strong in their convictions that they refused to accept the facts? You can see this phenomenon play out in all aspects of society: religious people deny science, scientists refuse to acknowledge spirituality, politicians spin the tr...

5 Ways The World Is Doing Better Than You Might Think

With so much chaos and uncertainty around the world — war, terror attacks, racial division, health concerns, and more — it can be easy to become overwhelmed by the negativity of it all, to wonder if things will ever change and if we should even bother trying to help what seems like a lost cause. Bu...