What is the root cause of addiction? This is a question that has baffled scientists for years. Is addiction genetic? Could it be the result of a lack of deep and meaningful interpersonal relationships? Or is it a result of both hereditary and environmental factors? Conflicting studies have tried to determine the answers to these . . .
Researching meaningful connections for impact-driven entrepreneurs, and why we need them, I recently came across a TED Talk How to Skip the Small Talk and Connect With Anyone, by Kalina Silverman. #MakeBigTalk Kalina accidentally started a movement called Big Talk – skip small talk, make meaningful connections. I loved the concept of connecting through meaningful conversations and I am interested to . . .
But you can arm yourself with the knowledge that enables you to ask the questions that will give you the answers you need. We’re all starting on this continuum at different points, and we each develop at a different pace. That doesn’t matter. What does matter is that we develop our understanding of the world . . .
Day 983 of my captivity…. There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I was placed in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However, I could hear the noises and smell the food. I overheard that my confinement was due to the power of ‘allergies.’ I must learn what this means . . .
Celebrations to be had in this little pocket of the world. The city of Hamburg (Germany) has banned the following list of nonsustainable items from their government-run buildings stating that taxpayer money will not be spent on products that don’t meet it’s high sustainability standards Coffee capsuals or pods plastic cutlery and plates beer, soft drinks . . .
7 resources to help you create a low toxin /no nasties environment in your home. The cat has been let out of the bag and continues to wreak havoc in our environment and on our health – (sorry cat lovers). This cat is the continuous release of new, untested chemicals onto the market and used . . .
Robert Owen, author of the recently released book The Australian Beekeeping Manual – written specifically for Australian beekeepers – shares tips on how to create a bee-friendly garden, whether you’re a beekeeper, or just want to encourage bees to visit your garden. What is the ideal garden for . . .
Look upstream. Los Angeles doctor Rishi Manchanda treats more than the symptoms a patient presents with: he tries to get to the root cause of the illness. Manchanda does this by looking “upstream” at the social and environmental influences underlying the condition. Now, he is taking this one step further with a campaign to teach doctors and other . . .
Natural Floor Coverings… part 3 Many carpets and rugs contain a whole range of toxic ingredients, from chemicals used during their manufacture to pesticides and volatile organic compounds used in fumigation. We’ve already taken an in-depth look at sisal. Known for its excellent durability, this plant-based material boasts non-toxic properties and has no off gassing . . .
… part 2 Here at SevenCanaries, the search for natural floor coverings is a topic close to our heart. It’s a renewable resource that is able to absorb more carbon dioxide than it produces, and sisal products are 100 percent biodegradable at the end of their lifecycle. Stronger than other natural fibres such as jute . . .