Monthly Archives: December 2014

On the Kindness of Things by John Tuite

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
“Treat objects as if they had nervous systems.” Bruce Fertman. There’s an old porcelain telephone on the stage. It’s only there because in the second act it is written that a character answers the phone…

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Love and hypocrisy in Iran

Originally posted on dianadarke:
In Iran, they say, there are two books in every household  – the Koran and Hafez. One is read, the other is not. To understand this joke you need do no more than join the millions…

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Reblogged from Arts.Mic. Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic

It’s no secret that reading is good for you. Just six minutes of reading is enough to reduce stress by 68%, and numerous studies have shown that reading keeps your brain functioning effectively as you age. One study even found that elderly individuals … Continue reading

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So Much Magic around the Garden, by Michael K. Stone

“Why do you want to work here?” asked Cleveland Elementary School’s principal, interviewing Mary Schriner for a position as a special education kindergarten teacher at the Oakland, California school. “Because your school looks like a prison yard, and I’d like … Continue reading

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Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change

Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change By William Cleveland and Patricia A. Shifferd This paper stems from the findings of a research project that invited a range of writers, artists, politicians, scientists, … Continue reading

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A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki

A Kiwi EVenture – From the Cape to Bluff by Electric Car: Guest Blogger Deano: Pōhutukawa, Pou Whenua and Power – Wairua to Ōpōtiki.

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The Neuroscience of Attachment | Linda Graham, MFT, Resources for Recovering Resilience

The Neuroscience of Attachment | Linda Graham, MFT, Resources for Recovering Resilience.

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Six strategies for creating system change for a sustainable future | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Six strategies for creating system change for a sustainable future | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian.

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This Holiday: Give Presence

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
http://youtu.be/86qAkvaCgso Thank you Rachel

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