fantasy, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you resiliency, fantastical fun, and the mushroom kid. Thriving with Resiliency Resiliency is a hot topic in both the personal growth and environmental circles. Our ability to adapt is becoming more important than ever in the rapidly changing and often chaotic world. Dr. Andrea Dinardo is a teacher, author, and…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you the cowboy life, gypsy goats, and the gifts of resiliency. The Cowboy Life I found this conversation with Jim Brooks very interesting. Jim is a black man with a passion for the cowboy life, horses, music, and more. He seems to have followed his passions all through his life…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you kindness, nuclear facts, and resiliency. Kindness School Seattle, Washington is home to the Puget Sound Community School whose mission and focus are based on kindness. The director, Andy Smallman, believes that if you create a nurturing environment and help build character, then the academics and related skills come automatically. Teachers…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you water management, climate change solutions, sacred beekeeping, and catching good. Dutch Water Management Designing the city to deal with water was the first task of survival here. It’s a process, a way of life. ~ Mr. Molenaar The Dutch have much to teach the rest of the world about…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you floating cities, peace, beautiful business, and music for change. Floating Cities Blue21 is a social design company that wants to help inspire and empower cities to expand onto the water. They believe communities on water might be our best hope for dealing with climate change challenges and are focused…

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Happy or Resilient?

Would you rather be resilient or happy? I have a friend who is researching resiliency as part of her Ph. D program. In a world with more changes and challenges, it seems important to develop resiliency for both individuals and communities. My garden and nature remind me to be more resilient. According to psychologist Peter…

LILAC eco community UK

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This week Awesome Stories offers you peace, wisdom, resiliency and happiness. Awesome Community The LILAC community in Bramley, West Leeds is the UK’s first affordable, low energy use co-housing project. I’ve always liked cohousing for the blend of individual and community spaces and values. They designed and built the units using modular straw bale walls…