It's hard to believe it's been two years. When the earthquake struck Haiti, it had a ripple effect that changed countless lives, including mine. I've discovered a new purpose, to be an ambassador -- a cheerleader -- for this country.
Teaching kids about healthy nutrition directly challenges school food offerings which are typically poor quality, fattening, and fast, a turnkey bureaucratic solution that translates into weight gain and poor health.
There's an experiment going on right now--but it isn't being conducted by scientists. It's being conducted by parents. In 30 million kitchens across the U.S. that experiment is called "What Can My Child Eat?"
Living, breathing, and being present is the practice that can lead us to having a full and authentic in-the-body experience. If we can shift our perspective from being separate to being part of it all.
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What's the single most important service you can do to help our troubled economy recover? With health care costs rising (nearing 20% of GDP), if you commit to service for health, we'll all get a double-duty payoff.