When an animal trainer is working with a group of animals, a great method for handling all of them at once is “stationing”. Without station training many animals I worked with, my work life would have been a lot more frustrating.
I’m a little late to jump on the bandwagon of unsolicited advice on how to deal with the coronavirus, or COVID-19. But, it’s never too late to use this time to develop some incredibly healthy, and earth-conscious habits to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and the planet. Read More “Eco-Wellness, Home Hygiene Edition- Body Meditation”
Brian Johnson, optimal life coach and philosopher, teaches about getting a good night’s sleep by turning off our electronics at night. He calls the practice “Digital Sunset”.
Here on Whidbey Island, Earth Day isn’t just a day event, nor just a week event. On Whidbey Island, the whole month of April is dedicated to the earth and ocean, which explains the plethora of “green” and “environmental” activities and events taking place all over the island. One special event was a film series on environmental issues and the movie playing tonight sparked a great deal of interest in me. It was called “Global Meltdown” starring Bill Nye, but it didn’t just discuss the issue of Climate Change, it delved into the issue of Climate Change Grief. Read More “100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 75: Climate Change Grief”
What does religion have to do with conservation OR fitness? What interest could EarthFit have in discussing theological theories with others? It does seem to be an odd relation, but I saw it immediately when I heard there was going to be a Pub Talk (a public speaker at a winery/brew house) entitled “Is God Green?”. Read More “100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 74: Is God Green?”
As a Wildlife Refuge Naturalist, I get to rove the trails at the refuge, and point out interesting things to visitors. It’s easy to recognize the eagles as they soar above. And in the rare instance that a deer has crossed my path, I have taken notice. But, I sometimes find it difficult to notice the hard-to-see gems, like mink, owls, or salamanders. And I realized, it’s because I’m usually too busy looking for four-leaf clovers. Read More “100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 39: Looking for Four-Leaf Clovers”