Category Archives: Wellness

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Kwanzaa Principles (Day 4)

We’re at the half-way mark of this week’s series. Today Sunday December 29th 2013 let’s take a moment to celebrate the fourth principle of Kwanzaa. Ujamaa (OO-JAH-MAH): Cooperative Economics highlights our collective economic…

Kwanzaa Principles (Day 3)

Today December 28th 2013 we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the third principle of Kwanzaa. Ujima (OO-GEE-MAH): Collective Work and Responsibility reminds us that we have a role to play in…

Kwanzaa Principles (Day 2)

Today December 27th 2013 we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the second principle of Kwanzaa. Kujichagulia (Koo-Gee-Cha-Goo-Lee-Yah) : Swahili for “self-determination,” is the principle celebrated on the second day of Kwanzaa. Self Determination means…

Kwanzaa Principles (Day 1)

Today December 26th 2013 we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the first principle of Kwanzaa. Umoja. Umoja is the principle of unity in family, relationships, and heart. On…

Common Vision + Stipend + Job Training = More Trees!

  The fine folks over at Common Vision are currently organizing the Winter Tree planting tour. Common Vision has been around for a decade planting fruit trees and working to improve food…

All the Oatmeal. All of it!

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I came to this realization around the same time that I discovered I was a morning person. As you probably already know,…

Workshop Rewind

Well…we did it! We held our first official HBG workshop last weekend. If you’ve just joined us let me give you a quick recap. A few months back we decided…