Category Archives: Nurturing

Flourishing Beats Pants off Finding Balance

Balance says that you spend equal time with people, tasks, and that you have an equilibrium that creates happiness and success. Bah humbug! Seriously, the science doesn’t follow that. Instead try flourishing as is defined by Martin Seligman and positive … Continue reading

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Students Help Solve Space-Farming Challenges

Students help solve space-farming challenges Source: Students Help Solve Space-Farming Challenges In a time when farm and ranch land across our nation is being turned into housing developments, mainly due to children of farmers and ranchers not wanting to continue … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Daily#16: The Wisdom of Awe

Recently, my friend M and I headed¬†into the woods together for our first overnight backpacking experience. We both have an appreciation for nature and a spark for adventure. Our first night we ¬†camped near a lake serenaded by frogs. With … Continue reading

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Offspring Spring off to College

Preparing your young adult or new adult for a life away from home? We are sending our youngest this fall. Although we will miss his energy and light in our home we are happy that he has the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Always Children

Adolescents are often classified as young adults which is only true in outward appearance. Their brains are still between young child in fast growth mode and adult with complete frontal lobe neural connections. The brain’s plasticity with its ability of … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Daily #15: Ancient Tree Nurturing-Connections that Endure

When I read Peter Wohleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees, I was blown away by the similarities in how trees in old growth forests nurture and the desires of modern human nurturers. Ancient trees in old growth forests are meant … Continue reading

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Semi-Hibernation Awesomeness 2017: Feed the Beast

In times when chronic health challenges seem to intensify, such as when you get a virus on top of IBS, allergies, sensitivities, fatigue, muscle weakness, mental fog, depleted humor, dull hair, and random unexplainable or explainable pains, you linger in … Continue reading

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