Missing The Moment

I went to concert recently, it had been awhile since my last live gig, I was excited. The lights dimmed, the curtain went up and the hypnotic beats of Phantogram rang out over the awesome sound system. Normally this is … Read More

Humanizing The Sex-Worker

Stepping Stone is a Canadian advocacy group for sex workers, and they have launched a campaign to make people re-think their predjudice and stereotyping of sex workers. “In a new interview with Canada’s National Post, the nonprofit’s executive director says … Read More

AA And Belief

The Inner Balance™ wave is about “finding a deeper meaning”.  One of the times when this resonates the strongest is with questions of faith.  And one of the times this really comes in to focus is when someone admits they … Read More

Ethical Butchery

Now vegetarians would generally dismiss this completely.  Most would say there is no such thing as a “good slaughter”, but ethical meat is a trend that is growing.  With the recent popularity of documentaries that expose some of the horrific … Read More

The File-Sharer’s Religion

Behold the Missionary Church of Kopimism – who hold CTRL+C and CTRL+V as sacred symbols!  They hope that by making file-sharing a religion they can gain acceptance, not only with society but also with the police. Founded by 19-year-old philosophy … Read More

Breaking Down Teen Tension

Jocks, cheerleaders, nerds, hipsters, thespians, outcasts—each has their clearly designated place in high school. The segregation is traditional and the barriers of communication are literally almost impenetrable. Except, however, on the new MTV series If You Really Knew Me. … Read More

The Future Of Publishing – Eye Of The Beholder?

I would think every generation has opinions about other generations…especially those younger than them. Gen X & Y often seem criticized and/or misunderstood by Boomers and beyond. … Read More

Fresh Ideas: Humane Meat

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, is a fast-casual chain with six units in South Florida that has found some Inner Balance™. The essence of this Wave is “Personal Direction” and that’s what they have with the announcement that all of the meat it serves has been Certified Humane by Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), a certification and labeling nonprofit. … Read More

Virtual Church

In previous generations, people went to church to keep in touch with their friends, socialize, and yes, practice their faith. Now? For millenials, the generation between 18 and 30, many are now going to the Internet to find God, get religious, or move past religion to something more meaningful. … Read More

7 Chakras, 1 Chair

You know when you go into your office and you sit down at your desk, your body is either doing one of two things. It’s either wincing from the pain caused by a crappy desk chair or slowly falling back asleep with comfort. … Read More