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Impower yourself. As an individual you have so much power. Follow what makes you happy and share it with the world. You matter.

Teens create music video for food justice.
Out with fast food!
In with urban gardens!
Organic
Sustainable
Healthy people!

"Women’s Self Defense - Choking Defense" Different moves to get out of choke holds.

Having One of “Those” Days(Weeks/Months/Years)?

Having One of “Those” Days(Weeks/Months/Years)?

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We all have bad moments, days, weeks, months and maybe even years where there is no light at the end of the tunnel. There are and will be times when life seems overwhelmingly cruel and unfair. The thing is our universe is not set up to be fair and humans are not always kind. Life ebbs and flows so when you get down in the dumps pull yourself out with mental strength. Instead of focusing on the…

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Book Review: “The Stop; How The Fight For Good Food Transfomed a Community and Inspired a Movement”

Book Review: “The Stop; How The Fight For Good Food Transfomed a Community and Inspired a Movement”

From food bank and pre- to post-natal program to all encompassing community advocacy and food center, this tells the amazing story of how people wanted a hand up, not a hand out and the steps they took to create a sustainable community in the midst of poverty. “The Stop; How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement” by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis.

Ever since reading…

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bheidh:

a reality check that’s a blow to the solar plexis

SEE ALSO: why i’m crumbling under the weight of prolonged loneliness for fear of letting anyone in again & repeating this

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Who’s Paying What in Taxes? A Quick Breakdown of Our Tax System

Who’s Paying What in Taxes? A Quick Breakdown of Our Tax System

Ever since I was young adults have been complaining about paying taxes. Luckily at a young age I understood how important it is to have a tax system to pay for schools, roads, parks, social security, emergency aid, and other resources that we use daily and that improve our lives. It took longer to realize how our tax system works. Thanks to the Occupy movementwe are becoming more aware of how…

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Bonnie O’Brien of Transition Professionals

Bonnie O’Brien of Transition Professionals

Life is an obstacle course that forces us to constantly make decisions. Sometimes we make great choices that culminate in positive results; other times we choose wrongly and face embarrassing or painful consequences in response. Some of us make bad decisions that land us in jail. Whether it’s from desperation or ignorance committing a crime and doing the time is the law in our society. This gives…

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If You Don’t Like Bullies, Don’t Teach Your Kids That Discipine Requires Violence

If You Don’t Like Bullies, Don’t Teach Your Kids That Discipine Requires Violence

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When parents defend their spanking with the statement,

I was spanked and turned out fine.”

You can reply with,

No, you grew up thinking it’s okay to hit a child.”

Ini the USA it’s illegal to hit a spouse or other adult, but children can be hit by their guardians and in some states by their teachers.

It’s simple logic, if you discipline your kids by striking them, whether hard or soft, you…

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When parents defend their spanking with the statement,

 “I was spanked and turned out fine.” 

You can reply with,

"No, you grew up thinking it’s okay to hit a child."

Ini the USA it’s illegal to hit a spouse or other adult, but children can be hit by their guardians and in some states by their teachers.

When parents defend their spanking with the statement,

“I was spanked and turned out fine.”

You can reply with,

"No, you grew up thinking it’s okay to hit a child."

Ini the USA it’s illegal to hit a spouse or other adult, but children can be hit by their guardians and in some states by their teachers.