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Mindfulness, Resources

Can this be recycled?

Recycling rules change with the market. We’re here to keep you abreast of the latest news! I get asked the question almost daily, from family, friends, neighbors: “Can this be recy …

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness of thinking

Making peace with the monkey mind This is my idea of hell—or at least, one iteration of it: sitting on a 30-day silent meditation retreat with one little phrase of a Strauss polka …

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Astrology, Culture

year of the pig

A sense of optimism and generosity are in the air as we welcome the Year of the Earth Pig. February 5, 2019 marks a time to “eat, drink and be merry,” as the party Pig arrives to b …

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Education, Gender Equality

Women Of Wisdom: Debra Daniels

Debra Daniels, U of U Women’s Resource Center, on the power and importance of mentors. Growing up in Ogden, Utah in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Debra Daniels, 63, was too young …

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Arts, Culture, Entertainment

Rumi: Beyond the mind, into the heart

Jung Society reprises Coleman Barks and cellist Eugene Friesen on February 17 “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond” – Rumi (The Guest H …

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Garden, Permaculture

Beyond organic and sustainable

“Regenerative” farming can feed the world – and maybe even reverse effects of climate change. My friend, I have some wonderful news for you. This is news of a new paradigm, of a cu …

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Community

Caffe Ibis Opens Red Chair

The Red Chair, a project of Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasters, recently opened on the University of Utah’s campus. Located in the first-floor common area of the new Sorenson Arts & Ed …

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Garden, Local Harvest

From growing broccoli to farming carbon

Utah’s 3rd annual Farm & Food conference breeds enthusiasm and new ideas Chickens are a great role model for kids. They wake up rarin’ to go, they put themselves to bed early, …

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Environmental Politics, Health

You can legislate the air!

Air quality-related proposals for Utah’s 2019 legislative session Tier 3 gasoline has made many headlines in the past year and is touted as one of the most crucial strategies for c …

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Environmental Politics, Health, Social Justice

Free fare days

A great idea whose time (we hope) has come This legislative session may be a banner year for air quality! The Governor’s unprecedented request for $100 million of the budget surplu …

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Alternative Therapies, Health

That S.A.D. lingering feeling

For mild to moderate symptoms, try these Even though spring is just around the corner, for some, the last months of winter seem unbearable. They’ve had enough of the frigid cold, s …

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Memior

Dressing our flaws in beautiful penmanship

I  have always taken for granted that I can transfer things from my brain box down through my fingers, onto a keyboard and off onto some electronic location. In the old days, I was …

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Environmental Politics

Utah State of the Environment

Utah Legislature 2019 General Session, January 28-March 14 Each year the Utah Legislature considers various laws that affect clean air, clean water, public lands, wildlife and othe …

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Astrology, Expand

Aquarium Age: January 30 – February 5

Art By Melissa McCracken I am sure that someone, somewhere is busy creating a new Book of Changes. Not because I think the ancient I Ching is out of touch with reality—I continue t …

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Enjoy, Entertainment, Nature

Sundance 2019: The Elephant Queen

Athena is 50 years old. She is a mother and, like her namesake, a wise leader. She is beautiful and big. She has the longest tusks out of her whole family. She is the matriarch of …

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