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Among the Hills and Dales — A Multi-day Mood Enhancer

A mood-altering simple walk between hill and dale lasts for days. Move, cover yourself with natural beauty, connect with nature and others, read a book that deepens your knowledge… do it enough that it all strings together and conspires to inspire you to cultivate gratitude for your life. Grab a book, or grab a friend, but do take the first step. The rest will follow.

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Solar Storms Storming to Earth. How to Prepare.

(Watch) Solar storms are in the news again, and for good reason! We’re at the top of a 100-year cycle for solar bursts, and our modern life would be in jeopardy if the solar storms became strong enough. Here are the views of some scientists about solar storms that are coming, and what you can do to prepare.

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Beautiful “Exercise” Climbing Pinnacle Peak at Mt Rainer — Watch!

Wherever you are, find a place to get exhilarated. Away from my usual exercise stuff and routine mode, I grab a buddy and hike up Pinnacle Peak, Mt. Rainier. Watch this invigorating and panoramic climb starting from Reflection Lake in Mt. Rainier National Park, WA. Lemon water and a energy-packed smoothie power us up.

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The Colorado and Virginia Earthquakes Tell Us to Prepare

The Virginia and Colorado earthquakes remind us that we can all be blindsided by the unexpected, so why not get prepared for potential calamity, especially when the basics can be pretty straightforward to do. There’s some perspectives and resources here.

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Monsanto, GMOs and the Food Fight Challenge — Watch

Do you eat genetically modified substances? You don’t know, because unlike in Europe – where GMO foods are banned — the Monsanto-friendly FDA in America says no labeling required. Should you be concerned? Join the Food Fight!

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The 10 Dirty, Poopy Foods You’re (Certainly) Eating

This is a summary of a Men’s Health article about ten common foods we eat that are often contaminated with scary sounding bacteria and pesticides that can make us sick. The list: Chicken, ground beef/turkey, oysters, eggs, cantaloupe, peaches, lettuce, cold cuts and scallions.  Learn what to do. IF YOU cruise around the Net and […]

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Be Self-reliant – Be Prepared for Calamity

When I began this blog over 1.5 years ago, I wasn’t really sure just what I’d be writing about, but I know I did not contemplate providing a repository for earthquake news and disaster preparedness. By popular demand, here are some resources to bring you to self-reliance.

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