Summer Camp Forever: An Ecovillage Story
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Summer Camp Forever: An Ecovillage Story

Written by: Cynthia Tina (www.cynthiatina.com) Open sky, warm summer days, friendship, and adventure. The idealized “summer camp” has been enshrined for decades in movies, Uncle John’s yarns, and perhaps your own childhood memories. It serves as an adolescent’s wild escape from the boring confines of suburban neighborhoods and primary school, at least until “growing up” […]

Where Has the Soul of the American Woman Gone?
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Where Has the Soul of the American Woman Gone?

As American women, we really do have a lot of freedoms that women in many parts of the world don’t yet have. We have freedom to dress the way we want and travel wherever we want to go. We have freedom to express ourselves artistically and politically, equal opportunity to work in almost any field. […]

5 Ways to Access Your Fullest Creative Potential
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5 Ways to Access Your Fullest Creative Potential

I’m someone who has always been fascinated by the creative process. Growing up in the urban jungle of Las Vegas, NV, I constantly found myself surrounded by the misfits, artists, and counter-culture creators. At the time, I considered myself an arts advocate and supporter, but not a creative person. I mean, I rarely sat down […]

How I Transformed Drug Dependency into Creative Environmental Action
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How I Transformed Drug Dependency into Creative Environmental Action

A culture supportive of institutions, behaviors, and mindsets centering around drug and alcohol consumption is not sustainable. Therefore, if we are aiming to build or support sustainable community and lifestyle, we must look critically at how we intoxicate ourselves, become dependent on chemicals, and form addictions. Imagine if humans harnessed all the resources they spend […]

Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise
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Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise

All photos by Katia Alferova. Envision is a four-day outdoor transformational festival in the coastal Costa Rican jungle combining music, yoga, visionary art, natural building and sustainable practices.  Impressive handcrafted stages and art installations decorate the jungle in Uvita while thumping beats keep Envisioners dancing all night.  But it’s not just about electronic music. The […]

10 Reasons to Go Global with Your Yoga Practice
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10 Reasons to Go Global with Your Yoga Practice

“Every one of a thousand cities around the world had it’s own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.” – Ryu Murakami Life is too short not to experience every last drop of it. Journeying to foreign lands makes you realize how much is […]

From Financial Consultant to Land Steward in Nicaragua
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From Financial Consultant to Land Steward in Nicaragua

Reposted from: http://circulo.com.ni/coming-full-circle When my friends would talk about how they want to grow up and be millionaires, I’d respond, “Screw that! I’m going to be a billionaire.” Growing up, I was consumed by expectations. I wanted what the world told me I wanted. I longed to be rich and successful and I knew there were certain […]

Transition Ethics: The Art of Compromise
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Transition Ethics: The Art of Compromise

Permaculture Design is many things to many people, but one of its pillars is a set of three ethics.  These as originally laid out by Bill Mollison are Care of the Earth Care of People Redistribution of the Surplus These are our primary directives for how to act to sustain the earth.  Or on a […]

Tech Start-Up Hosts “Work Retreat” at Farm in Costa Rica
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Tech Start-Up Hosts “Work Retreat” at Farm in Costa Rica

Every few months, our NuMundo family of digital nomads and internationally based self-starters gathers together in the same geographical location for a work, play and bonding session. This season, the 22k we raised (thanks to our amazing donors) will allow us to come together for the month of March at Finca Morpho Permaculture Farm in […]