Needle into Spring: Acupuncture for a Green Start

As spring springs you may be feeling a little sluggish from your hibernating winter ways. Whether you live in a snow ravaged climate or even a tepid part of the country your body still knows and acts according to the four seasons. It is often the change of light that clues the circadian rhythm (your … Continue reading

Green Grass and High Tides: Springing into Spring 2013

  As spring continues to wriggle to the surface, what could be more joyful than stepping into it with an open heart, open arms and most importantly open eyes. As you begin to become intoxicated by blooms, buds and more be sure to take notice of many ways to continue your eco-practices.   The Lawn … Continue reading

Earth Day Outlook: Green Trend Update

On April 22nd, as you celebrate Earth Day, you can wow your peers with an update on green trending that is coming down the pike. As more folks step on board the healing planet bus, many are producing some significant technological, political, and artistic innovations to fuel the fire.   Eco-Superior   In the past, … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. These remedies often work through a human-nature or human-energy connection with the capability to heal the root cause as opposed to band-aiding symptoms. In many cases there are minimal to no side-effects as the body embraces the healing rather than be … Continue reading

Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Monday, April 22, the people behind the movement known as Earth Day will celebrate a global commitment to keeping earth as clean, green and habitable as humanly possible.   According to the Earth Day Network, this commitment celebrates all that is right about sustainability, which most of us define as using our earth in a … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part IV: Food Preservation

Refrigerators consume about a sixth of household energy. Earth Day celebrations across the globe will include a hodgepodge of nutritious, environmentally friendly prepared foods for all to enjoy. However, many modern cultures continue to treat food with great irresponsibility– unnecessary waste, genetically modified organisms, manipulated animal handling and much more. Past cultures considered food a … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part III: Recycling Forefathers

Okay they may not be your direct forefathers but they sure knew the meaning of recycling. As Earth Day reminds us of the full spectrum of going green, and staying there, it is recycling that seems to rule the roost since day one. Local communities have adhered to state requirements by dragging their designated ‘blue … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part II: How Ancient Civilization Harnessed Energy

From batteries to electric lighting to wind power, it looks like ancient history has some interesting, secret surprises. This Earth Day re-unite with your green brothers and sisters of yesteryear. Desert Duracell Workers sifting through a Baghdad village in 1936 thought they had unearthed another type of ancient pottery from the Parthian period (250 BC … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part 1: The Nabataeans, Water Warriors

Imagine a culture that could teach today’s society a thing or two about respecting and harvesting the free, natural resource of water. The Nabataeans were green before their time. They followed a mission of ingenuity while other tribes relied on Nature’s unpredictable handouts. They were a secretive bunch making sure their means of trade transport, … Continue reading

Earth Day Green Tips

Earth Day, a global “green” celebration that highlights caring for the planet and all the various forms of life on it, is celebrated on April 20 this year, at least in most of the United States. Various events built around that caring-for-earth theme will reflect local and regional environmental initiatives. In Washington, D.C., Virginia and … Continue reading