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DailyGoodCo-Working Spaces in TreesCoworking is all the rage these days - with innovative spaces cropping up all around, designed to help invoke our inner creative spirit. There are spaces which double as coffee shops and climbing gyms. And, now? There is a shared space within the trees. Dubbed TreeXOffice, the project brings together six to eight people at a time to work under the canopy of a tree. It is designed with the intention of giving back to the environment. With 'rentals' of these spaces garnering nearly $1,000 per month - the profits are used to improve the space surrounding. Read more to learn of this exciting and innovative new way of giving back to our environment. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

Power of Oneimage

Stories of Kindness

Kindness Makes a Difference, LindaBurhans
Aug 22 -- Kindness is a simple answer in a sometimes difficult and challenging world. I know that to be true. For a long time ... Full Story

Winter Food Drive, kiwicat
Aug 23 -- I stopped in at the supermarket to get a few things and there were two ladies collecting food for a winter food ... Full Story

Fast Pharmacists, alisamom
Aug 24 -- Whenever I go to the pharmacy and there's more than one person waiting in line, the pharmacist comes out from ... Full Story

Gifted the satellite TV installer a rose, mindyjourney
Aug 25 -- Gifted the satellite TV installer a rose from my birthday dozen. Gave it to him in a vase with a little bow, ... Full Story

Small Acts

"Be positive in all you do....starting with the moment you wake" gmahin, Aug 25

"So much gratitude for all of the firefighters working constantly to protect our homes from destruction. " message-me, Aug 25

"These people are opening their home and land to human and non human evacuees from the BC fires...what a wonderful act of kindness! Spread the word if you know anyone affected by the fires" alisamom, Aug 22

"I read on a magazine that looking at smiles is very good to our brains. Fills us with empathy, fun and creativity. So, here's another flower smiley for you. :)" Gyrocloudy, Aug 24

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Video of the Weekimage

"It really calms me down 'cause I get really stressed about homework a lot and when I breathe and just take a moment it really helps me focus more and I can get a lot more done" says one student. "If you get angry, you can just breathe in and out a couple of times..." says another.  Listen to the children of Meena Srinivasan's 6th. grade class at Park Day School in Oakland, California, talk about what they like about mindfulness and how it benefits them.  [Source: KarmaTube]

Words of Wisdomimage

image True Splendor of Science, by Alan Watts
The true splendor of science is not so much that it names and classifies, records and predicts, but that it observes and desires to know the facts, whatever they may turn out to be. However much it may confuse facts with conventions, and reality with arbitrary divisions, in this openness and... Read more on iJourney.org

image Kitchen Teachings: Conversation with Cherri Farrell, by Richard Whittaker
Cherri Farrell teaches consumer and family science, a subject that used to be called home economics. She teaches at College Park High School in Pleasant Hill, California. Her curriculum is devoted largely to cooking and nutrition and it's also. Read More on Conversations.org

Today's Quote

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. In their highest boughs the world rustles, their roots rest in infinity; but they do not lose themselves there. Hermann Hesse

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