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DailyGoodThis Is Your Brain On FoodShould the Hippocratic maxim "Let food be thy medicine" apply to mental health care? According to recent research on the effect of diet and nutrition on the health of the brain, the answer may be, "Absolutely!" After more than half a century of depending primarily on prescription drugs for relief, the medical and psychiatric community is rediscovering the numerous connections between food and mental illness. Read on to learn more about food may become an integral part of holistic mental health care. [Full Story on DailyGood.org]  

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Stories of Kindness

Stop and Hug , klw4
Aug 16 -- My nine year old daughter has walked to school almost every day of her school life and each morning the same ... Full Story

Two Wolves - A Cherokee Tale, MAG
Aug 16 -- A Cherokee is telling his grandson about a fight that is going on inside himself. He said it is between 2 ... Full Story

Appreciating The Park-Keepers, Patt
Aug 19 -- In the morning I often go to the local park to walk.  There are two grounds-keepers there who do an awesome ... Full Story

My Wonderful Mother, paulaburan
Aug 18 -- I sent a letter to my mother thanking her for all the love, care, and kindness she has given me throughout my ... Full Story

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It has been said that the single most powerful thing one can do to combat climate change and promote peace is to plant a tree. Jadev Payeng has been doing just that since the 1970's on the once-barren sandbar on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India. Over 40 years later, the forest he's planted is now larger than New York City's Central Park and is home to several thousand varieties of trees as well as an amazing diversity of wildlife, including rhino, elephants, and even tigers. [Source: KarmaTube]

A film by Will McMaster.

Words of Wisdomimage

image The Golden Eternity, by Jack Kerouac
I have lots of things to share now, in case we ever meet, concerning the message that was transmitted to me under a pine tree in North Carolina on a cold winter moonlit night. It said that Nothing Ever Happened, so don’t worry. It’s all like a dream. Everything is ecstasy, inside. We... 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

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. Hippocrates

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