Author: Gathr.Us

October 2023 Daily Astrology

October 1: Tonight’s happy pairing of the waning Moon and Jupiter is today’s only exact aspect. The conjunction improves moods and deepens appreciation for material pleasures. Good, honest conversation is also stimulated. Meanwhile, retrograde season continues. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune…

Good News Headlines 9/25/2023

America gets a new Civilian Climate Corps this week that will put a new generation to work conserving our lands and waters, bolstering community resilience, advancing environmental justice, deploying clean energy, implementing energy efficient technologies, and tackling climate change.

The Power Of Next

Next is possibility. Next is hope. Next is new beginnings. Next is sewn into the very fabric of forward motion. What are my next steps? What’s the next chapter for me? What’s next on the agenda?

Crystal Correspondences

Some of the major correspondences used in crystal healing today include color, chakra, elemental, planetary, and zodiacal correspondences. But by beginning with a brief geology lesson, we can explore how the science of crystals corresponds with their energy.

Good News Headlines 9/18/2023

At the start of this school year, all public schools in New York — from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 — are required to offer two to five minutes of mindful breathing every day to improve mental health. 

Pick Your Hard

It’s hard to have a long overdue conversation, and it’s hard to carry what is unresolved. It’s hard to make changes in your life, and it’s hard to not feel good. It’s hard to take the time to discover what your offer to the world is, and it’s hard to work at a job you hate. So, pick your hard.

Reflections On Law And Liberty In The US

We are a country founded on laws. And a country founded on liberty. What law would put a farmer in jail for helping someone get well? I was stunned to learn that there are laws in many states that prohibit regular people from helping to heal each other.

Why Is Haiga Rice So Good For You?

Haiga rice is growing in popularity and demand not only because of its quick-cooking time and neutral brown/white rice flavor combination, but also because it is easy to digest with high nutritional value.

How Mediums Do What They Do

Because parapsychologists observe so many different types of psychic phenomena, they have devised descriptive categories based on certain characteristics. Within the branch called mental phenomena, several categorical definitions have been established.

Good News Headlines 9/11/2023

A derelict oil tanker off the coast of Yemen had more than a million barrels of crude sitting around, on the verge of leaching into the Red Sea, until one remarkable American crowdfunded to orchestrate the removal of the crumbling ship.

Why Was This TED Talk Banned?

If you read between the lines in my TEDx talk you’ll get the message, which I didn’t explicitly articulate for good reason: The federal regulatory agencies that are supposed to protect US citizens from these chemicals are doing anything but that.

Good News Headlines 9/4/2023

Tā Tipene O’Regan reached down to a large wooden box then slowly lifted the lid. Out shot a takahē: a large, flightless bird, that was believed for decades to be extinct.

For A Healthier Society, Ditch The Myth Of Normal

There are many conditions in a society that are completely unnatural and unhealthy. But we mistake normal for healthy and natural. The way we live, the way we raise kids, the way we deliver babies, the way we go to work—we all assume them to be normal.

Good News Headlines 8/28/2023

The people of Ecuador voted on Sunday to halt all current and future oil drilling in the heart of Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest. This comes after decades of organizing led by a coalition of Indigenous peoples, youth, and activists from across the country.

Good News Headlines 8/21/2023

Climate advocates expressed hope that an unprecedented ruling by a state judge in Montana, siding with 16 young residents who argued the state violated their constitutional rights by promoting fossil fuel extraction, will mark a change in the outcomes of climate lawsuits.

8 Natural Ways To Cleanse Your Lungs

The lungs are the major organ of the respiratory system and responsible for every breath you take. Try these tips to help cleanse your lungs naturally and prevent respiratory disease, the sixth leading cause of death for adults in the U.S.

Good News Headlines 8/14/2023

What's four-legged, furry, and often serves up a quick little mood boost? That's right, a dog. It turns out even short, friendly interactions with canines can be good for our health.

Quiet, Please

Gordon Hempton believes there may be fewer than a dozen places left in the United States — and none at all in Europe — where you can sit for twenty minutes during the day without hearing a plane fly over or some other noise from human activity.

Good News Headlines 8/7/2023

As the Hollywood actors strike continues, some of the industry's biggest names are making their voices heard. SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents thousands of film and television actors, declared a strike starting on July 14.

Sing The Algonquin Water Song

The Water Song Project engages women around the world to become keepers of the water in spirit and action. It starts with an Algonquin Water Song that expresses loving gratitude for the water and raises the consciousness and connection of women with Mother Nature’s greatest gift.