Living off grid doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the good life, just look at what this inventive couple created off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Wayne Adams, 66, and Catherine King, 59, have been building a floatable, off-grid home together since 1991. Named “Freedom Cove,” their off-grid ‘island’ consists of 12 floating […]
“Hold that thought,” your best friend states as he pushes his nose closer to the IPhone in his hand. Even ten years ago such behavior would have been considered rude, but today it’s an everyday occurrence. But while technology may technically be ‘connecting’ people all over the globe, to what extent is it also separating individuals […]
When one mentions going ‘off-grid’ or moving into a tiny home, a DIY RV-like unit is envisioned, not a spacious castle. Yet this is exactly what inventive couple Justin and Jola, with son Pika, created when they manifested their dream house/truck. To suit their active lifestyle, the family of three built a home on wheels […]
For these kids it’s like living in a a scary movie their entire lives. In this video from Fragile Childhood they show how children see their drunk parents, depicting them as monsters. This video also shows how our children is following in our footsteps and that we need to choose our actions wisely!
By Wisdom Pills / wisdompills.com Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota Sioux Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of life of the Indigenous people of the Great Plains before, and during, the arrival and subsequent spread of the European pioneers. Raised […]
If you’ve ever worked, volunteered, or even visited an animal shelter, you know the hopefulness that gleams in almost every dog’s eye. Unfortunately most of the public never sees the shelter pets hoping for adoption, and in effect, over 2.7 million are euthanized every year (in the United States). In effort to help lessen this saddening statistic, an animal rescue […]
By Soraya Chemaly / alternet.org via filmsforaction.org “Stop interrupting me.” “I just said that.” “No explanation needed.” In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was considered the class comedian. We were very typically socialized as a “young lady” and […]
Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows? – Joel Osteen