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April 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Topanga Canyon Certified Farmers Market Report

Happy Earth Day Topanga!

In honor of Earth Day this issue of the newsletter will be a little more dedicated to some of the reasons why organic and sustainable farming practices are so important to our health and the health of our planet.  Did you know that agriculture can affect climate change?  Yep, it's true.  The research is showing increasingly that organic farming has some of the greatest potential to store carbon.  The whole system of organic farming and other sustainable…

Added by Living Wellness on April 21, 2011 at 10:31pm — 1 Comment

I choose to be different...

My father was a rage-aholic and I thanked him for not hitting me before he passed on.  He did smack me once when at age 8 I stole a 50 cent pea shooter and he slapped my for a 2nd time at age 14 when I told him to go f*** himself.  But for the rest of the times, the abuse was verbal.

I began paying attention to my own anger for the first time when my 5 year old son did something that five year olds do, like spilled his milk or something, and I felt my father’s rage fill my…


Added by Steve Wolf on April 20, 2011 at 8:51pm — 1 Comment

The beginning...

“How do you Know when you’re Angry?”  I ask the 15 “at-risk teens” sitting in a circle at 8:30 a.m. .   I go around the room, one at a time.


“My heart races”, “my fists clench”, “I get hot”.


“Good.  These are your Early Warning Signals.  When you can identify the signal of your anger before it comes out of your mouth you have a chance to change your behavior.”


“Let’s do the breathing.  Inhale, two three Pause Three heartbeats, Exhale, two,…


Added by Steve Wolf on April 11, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments


WALK ACROSS THE WORLD is a worldwide coordinated program bringing spiritual and community leaders, children and adults into global collaboration to 'Walk for Tolerance & Understanding’. Walker’s distances will be logged throughout the year to culminate annually on October 2nd. Our goal is to have the combined total distance covered on all the walks in a year’s time equal the circumference of our Earth, some 24,800 miles.

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