A Few Minutes to Zen with Rikki Alrutz

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, SO EAT HAPPY! Is trying to find healthy (but still yummy) foods a bit stressful?  Here are 4 foods sure to lift your mood with their natural benefits: Spinach: Contains Folic Acid — a B vitamin found to boost moods; Avocado: Increases production of Serotonin — a feel-good neurotransmitter; Berries: Known to release […]

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It’s Not About Lipstick

By Antonio Gonzales (reposted from his personal blog, Comesse) Recently, an acquaintance and I were discussing helping the homeless when he said something that really grabbed my attention.  He said, “… giving women lipstick is not really helping them.”  What a powerful statement, I thought.  I stepped outside of myself for a minute to try and […]

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here there and EVERYwhere: A Social (Clothing) Movement

By Marianelli Agbulos What if a piece of clothing could tell you how multiple threads were sewn together to become something new – not just literal threads being woven together, but those of the person’s story who (re)created the clothing. In terms of donated clothing, “something old” becomes “something new” to someone, and the person […]

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