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Scientists Finally Show How Your Thoughts Can Cause Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

Scientists Finally Show How Your Thoughts Can Cause Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes | Social Change | Scoop.it
With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing certain modes of consciousness can have positive health effects, researchers have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.
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Micro-Shelters for the Homeless

Over 80 Grass Valley, California volunteers work together to build 40 micro-shelters for the homeless in just 2 days! For more information go to; http://www....
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It's a band-aide for the problem of joblessness and homelessness, but it's a start. It 's great community project. It costs $ 156.00US to build one of these homeless shelters.

 

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The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding.)

The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding.) | Social Change | Scoop.it
At 80, I often feel life is about to begin, only to realize it is almost over.
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This is profound way to see turning eighty years old.

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How Facebook (FB) is Altering Your Mind - David Rainoshek

How Facebook (FB) is Altering Your Mind - David Rainoshek | Social Change | Scoop.it
It's been called FaceCrack. And if you have been getting a sinking feeling when you use Facebook that you did not have as a first-time or new user...
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The Next American Revolution Has Already Begun: An Interview With Gar Alperovitz

The Next American Revolution Has Already Begun: An Interview With Gar Alperovitz | Social Change | Scoop.it
Gar Alperovitz recently took time from his busy schedule to discuss the arguments in his new book and explore the ramifications of social and economic change in an era of pending systemic collapse.
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Creativity as Connecting Dots

Creativity as Connecting Dots | Social Change | Scoop.it

DARE - CARE - SHARE: Brainpickings is by far my most treasured source of inspiration. This piece + video on connecting the dots should be an eyeopener to everyone - finally someone talks about the ability to connect the dots as a skill set!


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 1, 2013 11:21 PM

This is a pretty interesting article.

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, June 2, 2013 9:56 AM

Worth watching......

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SOCAN Songwriting Prize Announces 2013 Nominees: Maylee Todd ... - Exclaim!

SOCAN Songwriting Prize Announces 2013 Nominees: Maylee Todd ... - Exclaim! | Social Change | Scoop.it
SOCAN Songwriting Prize Announces 2013 Nominees: Maylee Todd ...
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VIDEO: Adam Levine Talks Songwriting Insecurity & More on CBS SUNDAY ... - Broadway World

VIDEO: Adam Levine Talks Songwriting Insecurity & More on CBS SUNDAY ... - Broadway World | Social Change | Scoop.it
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Improvisation as a model for social change

Improvisation as a model for social     change | Social Change | Scoop.it
Eugene_Skeef1. All life is rhythm. Rhythm is the fundamental creative principle social change of the universe. All things pulse: the heavenly stars, our hearts, silence. Nothing can exist without rhythm.
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Lisa Hartt's curator insight, June 5, 2013 12:01 AM

I would love to be able to attend this workshop. Sing the World!

 

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How Bob Dylan Took Flight | Music News | Rolling Stone

How Bob Dylan Took Flight | Music News | Rolling Stone | Social Change | Scoop.it
'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan' transformed his career and American songwriting
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BabyBlueAnglican's curator insight, July 11, 2013 4:55 PM

Interesting article from Rolling Stone on Dylan's early career.

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Nashville civil rights minister Will Campbell dies - USA TODAY

Nashville civil rights minister Will Campbell dies - USA TODAY | Social Change | Scoop.it
Nashville civil rights minister Will Campbell dies
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As a singer-songwriter, he spent much of the 1970s and '80s in the company of Tom T. Hall, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and others.
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She Was 40 When The Nazis Took Her. Now, She's Outlived Them All Has Something Incredible To Say.

She Was 40 When The Nazis Took Her. Now, She's Outlived Them All  Has Something Incredible To Say. | Social Change | Scoop.it
Hitler couldn't kill her. Here's why nothing else could, either.
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Thisis a true story about how music changes lives, saves lives and redeems lives.

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Colin Turner interviews Mary Clear from Incredible Edible Todmorden, UK

Freeworlder Colin Turner from FWC briefly interviews Mary Clear from "Incredible Edible" Todmorden (UK) on his moneyless travels. (Interview 2/8/2013) For mo...
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Imagine being able to eat from the properties of all the establishments in a community. Really a terrific way to help us reconnect us to the soil.

 

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How the Transition Movement Is Spreading to Towns Across America

How the Transition Movement Is Spreading to Towns Across America | Social Change | Scoop.it
Transition's focus on resilient communities finds a middle ground between the 'drop in the bucket' of personal action and the depressing inertia of government.
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8 Things Your Aging Parents Want You To Know

8 Things Your Aging Parents Want You To Know | Social Change | Scoop.it
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue As they get older, they often need to get some long-held things off their chest
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The Beauty & Benefits of Sound Healing. ~ Philippe Garnier

The Beauty & Benefits of Sound Healing. ~ Philippe Garnier | Social Change | Scoop.it
Sound is fast regaining its place as the preeminent healing modality.
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Sound can heal the world.

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Beverly Ross, Songwriter of “Lollipop” and Elvis Presley's “The Girl of My ... - PR Web (press release)

Beverly Ross, Songwriter of “Lollipop” and Elvis Presley's “The Girl of My ... - PR Web (press release) | Social Change | Scoop.it
Beverly Ross, Songwriter of “Lollipop” and Elvis Presley's “The Girl of My ...
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Legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach reveals some of his music highlights ... - Scottish Daily Record

Legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach reveals some of his music highlights ... - Scottish Daily Record | Social Change | Scoop.it
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Songwriting legend shares his secrets at West Cork Literary Workshop - Southern Star Newspaper

Songwriting legend shares his secrets at West Cork Literary Workshop - Southern Star Newspaper | Social Change | Scoop.it
Songwriting legend shares his secrets at West Cork Literary Workshop Southern Star Newspaper Songwriting legend Jimmy Crowley will share some of his secrets and tricks of the trade as he presents a key workshop at the 2013 West Cork Literary...
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Caritas songwriting contest winners announced - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Caritas songwriting contest winners announced - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Social Change | Scoop.it
Caritas songwriting contest winners announced
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Caritas songwriting contest winners announced.
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Interview with Gordon Lightfoot - United Church Observer

Interview with Gordon Lightfoot - United Church Observer | Social Change | Scoop.it
United Church Observer Interview with Gordon Lightfoot United Church Observer Q You told me once you don't like to be “preachy” about social justice (an interesting comment to make to a preacher), but you've worked with David Suzuki and First...
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