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Entries by Michael DeJong from 12/2008

AIDS Awareness

| Posted 12.02.2008 | Healthy Living

On World AIDS Day, we need to remember those we have lost, but we also need to remember the 39.5 million individuals and households that are also affected by and with HIV.

Today Is Human Rights Day

| Posted 12.10.2008 | Healthy Living

Living consciously and mindfully of the potential for cradle-to-cradle living and sustainability is empowering enough to make tiny but impactful different choices in our purchases.

Hanukkah: How to Celebrate (And Clean Up After) the Festival of Lights

| Posted 12.17.2008 | Healthy Living

Yes, Hanukkah candles drip. There are always distractions from every family ritual, but try to "be in the moment." Don't slip into "freak-out" mode just because something isn't going as planned.

Oh Christmas Shoe - Oh Christmas Shoe.

| Posted 12.22.2008 | Style

In the Netherlands as it is customary, if shoes are properly placed out for Santa and filled with the goodies he enjoys most, I'm certain he'd fill all of them, big or small.

A New Year and a New Environment

| Posted 12.28.2008 | Green

Little measures -- recycling, driving a most fuel-efficient car, walking, biking or using public transit, and installing low-flow shower heads -- can make a huge difference.