Bookseller gives away free books to children in Italy who bring plastic bottles and cans to recycle

A Southern Italy-based bookseller is encouraging children to read while doing something for the environment by offering free books to those who bring him one plastic bottle and one aluminum can to recycle. Michele Gentile, who founded the Ex Libris Cafe bookshop in Polla, a small town near Salerno, told CNN his goal is to spread passion for books and a love for reading among those … Continue reading Bookseller gives away free books to children in Italy who bring plastic bottles and cans to recycle

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Bacteria glues plastic together posing even deadlier threat to sea life, scientists find – Glue-like substances secreted by bacteria are sticking tiny bits of plastic to form larger clusters that marine animals could mistake for food, according to scientists. They also state that the clumping could divert … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Daily I Ching for Monday 18 February 2019: Hsiao Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Small), Hexagram 9

Hsiao Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Small), Hexagram 9 – Paying attention to the small things is the learning of Hsiao Ch’u. Be in the moment, focusing on the small things that you must handle moment-by-moment rather than shifting your focus to the end goal or getting carried away with the end result. There lies […] via Daily I Ching for Monday 18 February 2019: … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Monday 18 February 2019: Hsiao Ch’u (The Taming Power of the Small), Hexagram 9

Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 February 2019: Knight of Cups

The Knight of Cups serves as a reminder to make heart choices in all your endeavours today. While the Knight of Cups is often perceived as a “dreamer”, be aware that “dreams” are the first stage in creating your reality, so be sure to follow your dreams with “heart-felt” actions. Image Credit: Angel Tarot Rosalind […] via Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 February 2019: Knight of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 February 2019: Knight of Cups

How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Sage is a prevalent herb used worldwide in cooking and herbal medicine. Whether you opt for the fresh or dried form, sage adds a warm, pine-like flavor with hints of rosemary and citrus to any dish. Here are some tips on how to select, prepare, store and preserve this useful herb. via How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to select, prepare, store and preserve Sage [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

DIY Jar Candles from leftover candle wax, wicks and jars

Candles add a lovely ambiance to a home and if they are scented, keep a room smelling fresh. If you love candles, but are concerned about leftover waste from candle wax or removing leftover wax from a jar, fret not as you can recycle every single part of a used candle, including the wick holder from a tea light even. Check out the below video … Continue reading DIY Jar Candles from leftover candle wax, wicks and jars

Tarot Guidance for Sunday 17 February 2019: Queen of Pentacles

The Queen of Pentacles is secure, stable and self-sufficient and is able to hold her own. She nurtures everything that belongs to her and puts the necessary energy, time and action into all aspects of her life to ensure balance. As you continuously put trust in your inner guidance system, you will notice that what […] via Tarot Guidance for Sunday 17 February 2019: Queen of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Sunday 17 February 2019: Queen of Pentacles

Daily I Ching for Sunday 17 February 2019: Sun (The Penetrating Wind), Hexagram 57

Sun (The Penetrating Wind), Hexagram 57 – Last seen on 10 February, Sun (The Penetrating Wind) is about being persistent and consistent in your efforts. In order to reach your goal, persistency is your key – do not not be forceful in your approach, but gentle so steady progress can be made and success will come. […] via Daily I Ching for Sunday 17 February 2019: … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Sunday 17 February 2019: Sun (The Penetrating Wind), Hexagram 57

N’we Jinan: Music programme helping indigenous students find their voice

N’we Jinan is helping indigenous youth to find their voice and express themselves musically and creatively by bringing a mobile studio into schools and community centres across Canada. The N’we Jinan initiative was founded by hip hop producer and youth worker Dave Hodges in 2014. The Montreal-based producer launched the N’we Jinan music initiative as a response to the lack of artistic programming in remote First … Continue reading N’we Jinan: Music programme helping indigenous students find their voice

LifeSwap: Building a community for people in the UK living off-grid and thinking of living off-grid

Living off the grid – in off-grid homes ranging from caravans, cabins, cob houses, vans and modern eco-friendly homes – is on the rise in the UK. For those wanting to live a simple, sustainable and self-sufficient existence, off-grid living and alternative living can be challenging but fulfilling nonetheless. LifeSwap is creating a community of like-minded individuals who are living the off-grid or alternative lifestyles. … Continue reading LifeSwap: Building a community for people in the UK living off-grid and thinking of living off-grid