Maggie Conner

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STEP #9 ON THE JOURNEY TO HAPPINESS ~ LET THE PAST GO

<b>STOP WALLOWING IN THE PAST</b><p>It's so easy to look back at where we've come from and use that as an excuse for why we're stuck where we are today. …

A wildlife refuge for killer whales?

How do you retire a 5-ton whale? That’s a question some advocates and scientists have been asking themselves in the wake of SeaWorld’s historic …

Orcas are first non-humans whose evolution is driven by culture

You could call it a culture shock. Many researchers accept that cultural experiences have helped shape human evolution – and evidence has now emerged …

Secrets of killer whale evolution revealed by genetic study

Orcas exist in every ocean, adapting to different conditions and diets. Genome sequencing has allowed insights into their evolution - and similarity to humans<p>Geneticists have deciphered the brief history of the killer whale: the predator that exists in every ocean but has evolved over the …

Evolution

Orca strands herself on aquarium platform in show of ‘bizarre behavior,’ animal advocates say

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>The killer whale sits atop a concrete platform at a Canary Island aquarium, belly squashed and head slowly bobbing for three minutes of grainy footage.<p>The Dolphin Project, the nonprofit animal-advocacy organization that released the video, says the whale — a captive female …

Dolphins

See How SeaWorld's Killer Whales Can Go Home Again

If killer whales held by SeaWorld and other marine parks were released, where would they go? Marine mammal scientists have developed several plans …

Eat less fish to help save west coast’s orcas? | The Star

VANCOUVER—Strategic fishery closures and marine habitat protection are part of a proposed plan by the federal government to protect the threatened …

Comment: National Energy Board is failing killer whales

Last month, the National Energy Board recommended approval of Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline and accompanying …

Kinder Morgan

Fishery closures suggested in federal proposals to save West Coast killer whales

Strategic fishery closures and marine habitat protection are part of a proposed plan by the federal government to protect the threatened killer whales off Canada's West Coast.<p>The recovery plan for the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale population has been set out online by the Department …

Proposals out to save West Coast killer whales

VANCOUVER – Strategic fishery closures and marine habitat protection are part of a proposed plan by the federal government to protect the threatened …

Close fisheries to save West Coast killer whales, says federal report

Strategic fishery closures and marine habitat protection are part of a plan proposed by the federal government to protect two groups of threatened …

Anglers' plan to feed endangered B.C. orcas given green light, but met with some criticism

A group of fishermen in British Columbia say the federal government has given it the green light for a project designed to feed endangered killer …

Federal orca plan lacks teeth, critics say

A federal action plan to save endangered orcas that includes fishery closures and marine habitat protection won’t be enough, critics say.<p>Christianne …

Conservation

Pray the Seven Words of Jesus from the Cross

There are many ways to observe Good Friday, the day that commemorates Jesus’ crucifixion, His willing sacrifice for the sins of the world.<p>Some people …

Mindfulness, Suffering, and Design

As a long-time Buddhist practitioner, I view the burgeoning popularity of mindfulness practice with mixed feelings. On the one hand, the thought of …

Reality as a Horror Movie: The Deadly Sweat Lodge (Part 1)

Horror movies are hardly known for their depth. They may be knee deep in gore, but they're pretty shallow in meaning. Mostly, they're about revenge …

Spirituality

Four apps that can help you fall asleep faster

Smartphones are often the last thing we see at night and the first thing we look at in the morning -- but gazing into the glow of screens is not at …

Apps

Imagine, What if Love Was Our Only Religion

Shares 172<p><i>In all the expressions of the divine, is there really only one thing that has worth or meaning?</i><p>—<p>This is a popular saying that is now …

Spirituality

Hindu View of Christian Salvation

Christian conversion is based upon the promise of forgiveness of all sins and everlasting salvation by belief in Jesus. It is important that Hindus …

From sunsets to waterfalls to starry skies, the 9 most relaxing videos on YouTube

There’s more to YouTube than just vlogs, pranks, and pop song covers done on guitar. YouTube might be the source of your entertainment, but when you …

The First Step in Receiving: Be Willing to Ask

"Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you." -- Jim Rohn<p>I don't think anyone enjoys the feeling of vulnerability. We don't like asking for help as we have been conditioned to see that as a sign of …

It Is Good to Give Thanks to God!

<i>by Kenneth E. Hagin</i><p>The Bible exhorts believers to pray always (Eph. 6:18). Along with their continual fellowship with the Lord through prayer, they …

Christianity

Embracing the Shadow: The Strange Delights of Shadow Work – Evolve + Ascend

<i>Artwork by Pilar Zeta</i><p>I’m a healing junkie. Scarce is a modality that I haven’t tried on my path to enlightenment, each one offering its own pearl of …

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No time to meditate? Try this mindfulness exercise instead

It reduces stress and our risk of disease, it helps us to sleep better, it can significantly reduce pain, change our brains and improve our …

How running and meditation change the brains of the depressed

In 2007, writer Jen A. Miller went through a terrible breakup. (Her ex’s parting words: “I’ll keep you in the top eight of my Myspace friends.”) Soon …

ISIS has 'advanced plans' to attack Jewish children in Turkey, British reports say

Britain's Sky News quoted intelligence sources on Monday as saying that Islamic State had "advanced plans" to kill Jewish children in Turkey by …

Spiritual energy

Spiritual energy is no less real than any other energy, like electricity for example, but is vastly more important. Spiritual energy is prana (also …

Spirituality

15 Ways to Spend Time Alone for Healthy Living

Living alone can become a lonely lifestyle if one is not careful to spend their time wisely. Research indicates that there is some relationship …