World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on 1 November, by vegans around the world. The Day was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then President & Chair of The Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Vegans around the world join together to celebrate animal rights. Animal advocates hold street stalls about veganism, host vegan potluck events, plant memorial … Continue reading World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge

When the wrong time is the right time

  It costs between $5-$10,000 dollars an hour to fly a Bombardier Global Express, so the flight from Jeddah to Riyadh, plus taxiiing on the runway, takeoff and landing, would have required at least 3.5 hours, for a total of anywhere between $17,500 to $35,000 dollars (and 3 times the yearly fuel consumption for the … Continue reading When the wrong time is the right time

When mistakes, aren’t mistakes

Dr. Heck called me six times before he died. The first time I was sitting in my office bored, falling asleep over my keyboard when the phone rang and I saw his name pop up on the small window of my old blackberry. We weren't that close, but for some reason he would visit me … Continue reading When mistakes, aren’t mistakes

Fill Your ‘Magic’ Numbers with Meaning

When we get hooked on reaching that magic number, we forget why we do it. Here is when we always lose that battle, over and over again, often with consequences of disappointment and unhappiness. The measurements and judgments of what is the 'right' number is most likely inherited, not coming from us. We loose the incentive, … Continue reading Fill Your ‘Magic’ Numbers with Meaning

The Feeling of Oneness is in All of Us – Bring it Out!

The willingness to stand up against abuse, in any form, comes when there is a fundamental feeling of oneness, when we let it out, because it's in all of us, in some a little bit deeper but it's there, and what stops it is based on fear. When we feel (Yes, I say feel because … Continue reading The Feeling of Oneness is in All of Us – Bring it Out!

Water Used to Produce Your Products

Meat from all land animals and dairy is probably the most water (and air) consuming product you buy. For 1 kg of cheese it is about 5000 liters. The water 'cost' for a cotton T-shirt is just above 2500 liters and for a laptop to be produced 20 000 liters of fresh water is needed. … Continue reading Water Used to Produce Your Products

Is ignorance bliss? No, it’s just ignorance.

I would say knowledge is bliss. The lurking feeling of something being wrong but we don’t know what, is horrible. To look away when we know that it is wrong is even worse, to the point of causing disease. If it is a personal decision you have to make, like buying something, it will clarify … Continue reading Is ignorance bliss? No, it’s just ignorance.

the beautiful process of our lives

in this painting i see a woman whose wounds and suffering are causing her to cry, she was inspired by a national conflict in one region, carries identities from others, and yet, in spite of her pain, the mixtures of her form, she has not given up hope, for this i ask why, and wonder. … Continue reading the beautiful process of our lives

be empowered by your originality

In linguistics a sign is something that points to something else, and in some way, shape or form, everything is a sign, everything points to something else by virtue of its existence, we therefore always live in interpretation, making sense of signs, understanding say, smoke to indicate fire, clouds to indicate rain, harsh words to … Continue reading be empowered by your originality