Today’s Solutions: November 29, 2021

Magazine

Climate Change: A Crisis of Human Belonging and Connection

In our ongoing search for solutions and indications of progress, we come across many opportunities and possibilities. We are much inspired by the creative forces around the world that persevere to serve humankind and the environment in the best possible way. We see many possibilities to make Read More...

Fight Chronic Inflammation, Naturally

Whole Body Healing What does a stubbed toe or a splinter in a finger have to do with your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, suffering a heart attack or succumbing to colon cancer? More than you might think. After decades of searching for the mysteries behind the diseases most likely to Read More...

Ocean Optimism: Seeing Opportunities in the Challenges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine you’re an idealistic teenager, snorkeling in a warm salty sea, seeing the ocean floor for the first time.  Sure, you see the colorful parrotfish and rainbow wrasse, the swaying anemones and bony urchins, but nowadays you also see floating baggies, a Read More...

Communicating Across Cultures: The Need for an Integrated Approach

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Philosopher Ken Wilber says that to solve the world’s problems, we need to take a more integrated approach by changing the way we communicate our message across cultures. By Jurriaan Kamp Ken Wilber’s mission is simple: to make sense of our times—to explain Read More...

Enter the AlloSphere with Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] New Frontiers: Pushing the Boundaries of the Possible [caption id="attachment_1350533" align="alignright" width="359"] Allosphere Director JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, a professor of Media Arts and Technology and Music at UC Santa Barbara. Photo Courtesy of the Read More...

Inspiring the future

By: Dr. Lance Secretan It starts as soon as we climb out of bed in the morning. A vast array of impulses and information begins to stream across the broadband of our consciousness—even before we are fully present in the world. We may begin the day with some precious moments in intimate Read More...

Awakening collective vision - an alternative telling of America’s story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Across North and South America, indigenous peoples are making their voices heard. By: Luke Disney Indigenous peoples of North and South America have sought recognition of their identities, ways of life and their right to traditional lands, territories and Read More...

Train your eyes to see clearly without your glasses or contacts

Is it possible to train your eyes to see clearly without your glasses or contacts?  By Elleke Bal From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 I almost put rice in my coffee maker. It feels very odd, going through my morning routine without my contact lenses. With a prescription of –3.0 in both Read More...

Fair Trade - A people based solution to poverty and exploitation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Chocolate once reigned supreme in Central America: The Mayans considered it the food of the gods, and they used cocoa beans as a form of currency. But the birthplace of chocolate has benefitted little from the chocolate boom — despite that this is where most of Read More...

An Ode to Laughter

By Kristy Jansen Have you ever been in a situation brimming with tense anxiety that evaporates the instant one person makes a joke or self-deprecating comment and everyone chuckles together?  That’s the magic of laughter. It eases tension and relaxes us - physiologically, psychologically and Read More...