The crow that cheered my spirit

Carl Jung encouraged us to look on trivial events as metaphors, small dramas giving us advice, confirming our decisions or supporting us in some...

Earth Talk® | September 2017

Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is Al Gore's Climate Reality Project and how does it work to train activists? -- Kelly G., Washington, D.C. The Climate Reality...

Wind Turbines: Bad for the Environment?

President Obama has made it clear that he is committed to expanding the nation's alternative energy capability. In his recent speech to Congress, the...

My ‘Little Lady’ — a very special kitten

When a cat suddenly starts showing up in my neighborhood, it can be quite confusing. Does it belong to one of the neighbors? Was...

EarthTalk® | July 2014

Dear EarthTalk: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn't actually sustainable? -- Chuck Romaniello, Pittsburgh,...

A Path to Balance, Health and Healing

Connecting to health by connecting with nature HOW MUCH EXPOSURE to nature do you get on a daily basis? If you are depressed, in pain,...

The Lesson of Unconditional Love

An excerpt adapted from Driving with Cats: Ours for a Short Time MANY OF US WHO ENJOY amazing relationships with our companion animals also appreciate...

Our Pets as Natural Healers

Our pets are natural healers that care for us as much as we care for them. They rejuvenate us with their empathy, strengthen our...

Eco News

Wind-powered and plugged inST. PAUL - HOURCAR, the Twin Cities' fast-growing car-sharing program, unveiled Minnesota's first 100 mile-per-gallon, wind-powered, plug-in hybrid vehicle at the...

New book explores Echinacea, a medicinal plant with roots in Kansas

The medicinal plant Echinacea in flower in its native prairie habitat in the Smoky Hill River breaks, north of Hays. Photo by Kelly Kindscher In February...

EarthTalk® | October 2013

Dear EarthTalk: What is the new documentary film A Fierce Green Fire about and what does the title refer to? -- Gloria Howard, Washington, D.C. A...

Connecting with Spirit through Nature

I have had many experiences while here as a physical being. I have had hardships just like everyone else. I grew up in a...

My Teacher, Friend and Co-therapist: They call the wind Mariah

One year ago this month, I lost my wing woman -- Mariah. She was and continues to be one of my biggest teachers. Today,...

Healing Dogs with Three Heart Balancing™

What unique beings dogs are to us! We owe all animals a debt of gratitude for enriching our lives and offering us opportunities to...

An Elephant’s Love

I leaned in, gently touched my forehead to hers, and in a soft tone, said, "I love you Anusa." My heart poured forth a...

Earth Talk: Mobile apps support the environment; reusable “K cups”; cap-and-trade...

Dear EarthTalk: What are some cool apps that work with a mobile phone that can help me get in better touch with the environment?...

You’re Good Enough, just as You are: Life Lesson from my...

In my late thirties, I was going through significant shifts in my life. I was evaluating all I had done so far, and was...