CAFOs/Big Agri vs Family Farms: Biodiversity At Risk

There’s a struggle going on between Big Agriculture and small, family owned farms. It doesn’t get much coverage on the news, but the family farm as we grew up to know it is disappearing. And with it, not only is … Continue reading

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The Optimism Bias: Shaping Reality, Creating The Future

One of the more interesting elements of human thinking is our tendency towards optimism. The vast majority of emotionally healthy individuals exhibit a strong bias of believing that things are going to turn out for the best. Regardless of whether … Continue reading

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Thought For Food

If you’re at all like I am, I grew up having friends and family in the farming community. I got to hang out with cows in the pasture, was chased by geese while trying to cross the yard, drove tractors … Continue reading

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Mind Or Body: Take Your Pick

A lot of us have been taught that our emotional state is entirely dependent upon our thoughts. This belief has many of us completely ignoring our physical health even as we’re concerned with improving our emotional well-being. That separation of … Continue reading

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How Much Does Freedom Of Choice Mean To You?

The Scales of Justice are a finicky lot. Sometimes they seem to be working in smooth, balanced fashion. Other times, however, they seem to be woefully off-kilter. Of course, this article is concerned with the latter. I’m noticing an ever … Continue reading

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The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

If you’ve followed Living Intentionally for a while, you’ll have no doubt noticed that much of the information presented here involves nutrition and lifestyle. It’s not just about Law of Attraction and manifesting reality. This is, if you’ll excuse the … Continue reading

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The Oxymoron of Racial Purity

From time to time, I’m reminded of the divisive outlook on life by various members of society. It might be a newscast reporting on racial tension someplace in the world. Maybe it goes beyond tension and extends to violence. And, … Continue reading

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Reflexology: It’s All About Shoes

If you’ve been a regular reader of Living Intentionally, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of going barefoot. Going barefoot has a lot of good things going for it, including readily offering earthing/grounding and giving our bodies the equivalent … Continue reading

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Reflection: Cause Versus Effect

It’s a fact of this universe that we live in a realm of cause and effect. When push comes to shove, something is going to happen. We’re talking laws of physics here. Because of this physics thing, we can’t escape … Continue reading

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Kashi: Representing Misrepresentation

As reported at mercola.com and USA Today, Kashi has become the poster child of how lax labeling laws can leave consumers believing they’re buying one thing when, in fact, they’re getting something else entirely. Case in point: In Kashi’s “natural” … Continue reading

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