Teaching Kids About Ecology

By Susan Bowers, Ph.D. An elementary-age child read at the World Commission on Environment and Development, Bergen, Norway, 1990 As evidenced by the quote above, children around the world wish for a clean environment. As they mature, children begin to recognize environmental issues, and the role of humans in addressing these concerns. Yet what is…

The Health Benefits of Practicing Compassion

Compassion is changing before our eyes. A religious concept associated with Jesus and Buddha (known as “the Compassionate One”) is being researched today through brain scans and positive psychology. In positive psychology your aim is to reach a state of well-being. The actions of a compassionate person, being kind and sympathetic, turn out to bring…