Discover Their Secret Language by April Thompson While flowers are known to lean toward light, a growing body of research is demonstrating plants also respond to sounds and scents—and then… read more →
The Greenville Holistic Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking meeting on November 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Oakview Medical Associates in Simpsonville. The meetings are designed… read more →
Join the Speaking Down Barriers team as the group works toward the dismantling of the barriers that continue to perpetuate violence, hate and division: “Engage with us in readings that… read more →
Former University of Queensland marine biologist Ailbhe S. Kavanagh, Ph.D., and her colleagues observed 76 humpback groups off the coast of Australia for 200 hours between 2010 and 2011 and found that breaching is much more common when pods are at least 2.5 miles apart, with more local slapping of fins and flukes when fellow whales are nearby.
Knowing the “tells” that signal when a dog is comfortable or uncomfortable goes a long way to a harmonious experience. Allison Culver, assistant director of The Lightfoot Way holistic animal learning center, in Houston, remarks, “Knowing how to communicate with your animal can save a lot of heartache.” With a bit of applied attention, we can readily learn to understand the changes in canine body posture and behavior that communicate their emotional state.
Being past their working years, grandparents are often more accepting and peaceful themselves, which can be inspiring for younger generations, adds Salem. For Moon, it’s vital to be mindful of the image of aging that’s projected; “I try to model that old age isn’t tragic, and show the joy in this stage of life,” she says.