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July / August 2019 Digital Edition

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Loving Ourselves Madly

Practice Intentional Self-Love
When we truly commit to self-love and take steps to follow through, we can create a peaceful, joyful and meaningful life.
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Inspiration Briefs

The Power of Thank-You Notes

People Underestimate the Message

Love Rocks

Inspiring Messages that Surprise

Lobster Liberation

Monks Free Creatures from Certain Doom

Good Reads

Fiction Readers Have More Empathy

Swedes’ Solution

Six-Hour Workday Reaps Benefits

Live Comedy Evokes Trust and Empathy

Stand-up Comics Induce Bonding in Audience Members
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Archive »Wise Words

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.

Sanjay Gupta on ‘Chasing Life’

On his fact-finding, immersive tour of six healthy, happy countries, CNN’s chief medical correspondent discovered the secrets of ancient traditions and modern practices that lead to a healthy and meaningful life.

Peter Sagal on Running Toward Mindfulness

The popular NPR talk show host and marathon runner explains why running and other outdoor activities are critical to escaping the “digital dystopia” afflicting our times.

Ocean Robbins on Personal and Planetary Health

Leading health advocate and author of the newly released 31-Day Food Revolution dishes on the links between diet, community and the planet.
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See More »Local Inspiration This Month

Calling All Angels to 'Be Kind'

After more than 4,300 signs painted and given away, Gini Bonnell feels that she has found her calling.

ONE Wellness

Helps Richmonders Connect to Their Authentic Selves
Athletes may refer to it as “being in the zone”. A writer may call it “flow”. In any professional or personal situation, this state of connecting passion to action will inspire a sense of peace and focus.

Generosity is Contagious--Catch It

The kindness movement is alive and well in Richmond, with many opportunities to be generous.

The Gift of Presence

in Richmond-Area Schools
As a methodical process for relaxing, tuning into the present moment and quieting the brain, mindfulness can help students deal with issues by using reason and not just emotion, which assists in dealing with the stress and anxiety of the teen years.

Raising Consciousness

at the Richmond City Jail
The Recovering from Everyday Addictive Lifestyle program at the Richmond City Jail is intended to reduce recidivism (repeat offenses) by ensuring that individuals are prepared for reentry into society. Ellie Burke is a volunteer.
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More Horsepower On the Way

Equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP) is a form of experiential psychotherapy that helps promote emotional growth and learning.

Farmer Joel Salatin to Appear in Richmond

One of the most famous farmers in the world, Salatin is a pioneer of chemical-free farming.

Explore the Connection Between Creativity and Spirit

The Arts and Spirituality Center (ASC) at Emmanuel Church will soon be enrolling for fall classes.

Revisit Asian History with Local Author

Carole Louie is the author of the recently released book, Conversations of a Hungry Ghost: Memoir of a Reluctant Medium.

 

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