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Eco-Anxiety and the Power of “Wow”

Leslie Garrett by Leslie Garrett | July 10th, 2013 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Personal Growth | tags: anxiety, awe, change the world, earth, eco-anxiety, environment, forest ethics, keystone xl pipeline, obama, planet, power, tzeporah berman, wind power, wind turbine

It’s called eco-anxiety, that feeling of stress caused by awareness of environmental issues. I know this because I’ve been researching it. I know this because I’ve been feeling it.

And I’m not alone. Psychologists report that an increasing number of patients report feelings of anxiety about the future of the planet. A growing sense that we’re losing this fight.

Resolved for 2011: Take a Nature Vacation

Wendy Worrall Redal by Wendy Worrall Redal | January 5th, 2011 | No Comments
topic: Eco Travel, Green Living | tags: biking, brain health, children, city, climate change, Crystal Cove State Park, diseases of indoor living, eco-tourism, exercise, family vacation, Fitness, focus, hiking, kids, Los Angeles, natural-habitat-adventures, nature, new year's resolution, noise, obama, obesity, outdoors, outside, parenting, protection, Richard Louv, sedentary, stress, urban life, walking, wilderness, wildlife

Trekking in Patagonia

I spent part of the holidays in Los Angeles this year, surrounded by a sea of asphalt and traffic sprawling for hundreds of square miles. Shuttling between relatives and friends on the maze of 14-lane freeways, I soon felt spiritually exhausted by the visual din of billboards, power lines, parking lots, storefronts, neon signs and cars blowing past at 80 mph.

Must-See Links: The Obamas Hire Green Chef, Climate Change and Your Health

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | January 30th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Conscious Living News, Relationships | tags: cooking, Fitness, food, kids, nutrition, obama, Personal Growth, product reviews, renewable-energy, Yoga

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

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Obamas Hire Green Chef

Fresh Links: The Green Scoop on Obama’s Cabinet, The FIRM Joins Facebook

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | January 23rd, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News | tags: cooking, energy, food, government, life, obama, recipes, space, the firm

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

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The Green Scoop on Obama’s Cabinet and Administration Picks

What Environmentalists Can Expect From Obama & More

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | November 7th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News | tags: aging, charity, children, environment, food, government, obama, organic, parenting, policy, stress-relief, Yoga

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

What Can Environmentalists Expect from Obama?

Obama: The Green Energy President?

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | November 5th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: alternative energy, cleantech, energy, energy efficiency, energy plan, obama

The balloons have all popped, the cheering is over, and Barack Obama is already hard at work, preparing for his presidency. The good news for earth-lovers is that, as Obama told CNN shortly before the election, his climate-friendly energy policy will be his first priority, after dealing with the financial crisis.

Living Roundup: Mother’s Day, Prenatal Yoga, & More

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | May 9th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News | tags: biodegradable, furniture, garden, mothers-day, obama, oil, organic, prenatal, the-office, vegetable, Yoga

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

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