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    What’s most helpful for me in sad times is to make a home for my grief, to nurture it, to let it be seen and voiced.

    Glasgow commits to being free of ‘unnecessary’ plastics by 2030

    Glasgow has announced a new goal of completely eliminating all unnecessary plastics by the year 2030 and eliminate all single use plastics by 2022.

    Survey of 167 countries shows tolerance toward the LGBT community is rising globally

    Data from the 2019 Legatum Prosperity Index shows that the LGBTQ+ community is experiencing increasing levels of tolerance in nearly all regions of the world over the last decade.

    Yin Yang

    Every value I hold dear has an equally important opposite. I grow when I learn to love and feed them both equally.


    When I believe that my life is abundant, I am most inspired and able to pay it forward.

    Humpback whales in the South Atlantic have recovered from near-extinction

    In the 1950s there was only around 450 humpback whales left off the region surrounding the coast of Brazil. A new study shows 25,000 in the same region today.

    New ‘Sesame Street’ show aims to help refugee children

    Global Sesame Street has announced this week that a new show Ahlan Simsim (“Welcome Sesame” in Arabic) will debut in February of 2020.
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