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14 May THIS WEEK: CONNECT LIVE

The average person gets 58 hours of “free time” each week—time that we aren’t working, going to school, doing chores, eating, or sleeping. Not too bad. However, of the 58 hours, the average person spends 50 of those precious hours looking at a screen for...

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07 May THIS WEEK: PLAY GAMES

Here’s a question we used to ask on a regular basis. It’s not that “Why?” question we threw at our parents or guardians for just about everything. It’s the “Can you play today?” question. Sound familiar? Or, if you’re like a lot of us, that...

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01 May THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS FUN

When did everything get so serious? Seriously, it’s time for us to get more fun in our lives. Sure, we get it. We all have responsibilities—there’s homework to do, deadlines at work, errands to run, chores to finish, bills to pay, exercise to get in—but...

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30 Apr THIS WEEK: SUPPORT SUSTAINABILITY

We live in an instant gratification culture. We love microwaves, faster Internet, and same-day delivery. In other words, our typical focus is on the next few minutes, and not on next year, or ten years from now. When it comes to our environment, this way...

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23 Apr THIS WEEK: BE WATER WISE

This might be hard to believe, but did you know that nearly 800 million people in the world do not have access to clean drinking water? Just as bad, over 2.5 billion people or 35% of the world’s population live without access to modern sanitation....

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16 Apr THIS WEEK: GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

We have all heard the saying, “Knowledge is power.” The more we know, the more informed we are, and the better equipped we are to make wise decisions. But then there’s this saying, “Ignorance is bliss.” And, frankly, sometimes, not being in the know, can...

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09 Apr THIS WEEK: FLIP THE SWITCH

Sometimes it is really easy to connect the dots on things. It’s that whole “1 + 2 = 3” thing. Or it’s the cause and effect thing… “If this, then that.” Easy, right? However, sometimes making those connections, for some reason, is not so easy....

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02 Apr THIS WEEK: BREATHE IT IN

It is really easy to take things for granted in life. We do it with friendships. We do it with our health. And, yes, we do it with the environment. Think about it for a second… how much time do you spend thinking about the...

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01 Apr THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS GREEN

We live in a world that is full of debates. One side verses the other, both with differing and compelling arguments tied to their opinions and sources of facts. Some debates are non-consequential and might even be fun-spirited, while others carry more impact. And, when...

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26 Mar THIS WEEK: SLEEP TIGHT

When we think of the word, “debt,” we typically think of money or a feeling of gratitude. We might owe someone or the bank money because they loaned it to us. Or, we might owe someone a debt of thanks for something nice they did...

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