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Icebreakers, Warmups, Energerizers, & Deinhibitizers: Activities for getting groups going

Icebreakers, Warmups, Energerizers, & Deinhibitizers: Activities for getting groups going

How to Spend a Few Days in Paris -The School of Life Articles Paris is one of the world’s most famous and visited cities. How should one spend a couple of days there? By answering this, we’ll be examining a host of questions about travel more generally. Often a trip to Paris is organised around a homage to culture. For instance, we might want to honour the 18th-century painter Chardin by going to the Louvre and looking at some of his paintings. But Chardin didn’t spend his time doing that: he had little interest in exhibitions. © Mark Goebel/Flickr We might be inclined to make a trip to the Café de Flore at the intersection of Boulevard Saint-Germain and Rue Saint-Benoît in order to see the place where Jean-Paul Sartre did a lot of his philosophical writing. At the back of our minds, perhaps, we hope that by seeing the place we’ll boost our own creative and intellectual life. © mendhak/Flickr However, this isn’t something that would particularly ever have appealed to Proust himself. Most visitors to Paris drop in to Notre Dame. © Kimble Young/Flickr

Beauty Without Bunnies The list includes companies that make cosmetics, personal-care products, household-cleaning products, and other common household products. In the U.S., no law requires that these types of products be tested on animals, and companies can choose not to sell their products in countries such as China, where tests on animals are required for cosmetics and other products. Companies on this list should be supported for their commitment to manufacturing products without harming any animals. Companies that aren't on this list should be boycotted until they implement a policy that prohibits animal testing. The list does not include companies that manufacture only products that are required by law to be tested on animals (e.g., pharmaceuticals and garden chemicals).

Zaļā dzīvesstila žurnāls "Vides Vēstis" Bīstamāko produktu saraksts Anitra Tooma Nesen e-pastā saņēmu šādu vēstuli: «Labdien! Es pārstāvu Latvijas Vides zinātnes studentu apvienību un gribētu jūs aicināt uz diskusiju ne tikai par to, kas ir ekopreces un kā tās veikalā atšķirt no citām precēm, bet arī par to, kuras ekopreces izvēlēties pirmām kārtām, ja ir ierobežoti finanšu līdzekļi. Alises vēstule mani pamatīgi piezemēja – tik tiešām, žurnālā «Vides Vēstis» jau 14 gadus rakstām par dažādām bīstamībām, kas apdraud cilvēku veselību un planētas nākotni, bet šādas ābeces patiesības neesam skaidrojuši. Kaitīgās vielas mēs visbiežāk apēdam, ieelpojam vai uzsmērējam uz ādas, tāpēc vispirms jātaisa lielā revīzija virtuvē un vannas istabā. Dažādas vielas organismā visbiežāk nokļūst caur muti, plaušām un ādu. Ļoti bieži svešdabīgās vielas organismā iekļūst caur plaušām. Ādas uzdevums ir pasargāt organismu, tāpēc kaitīgo vielu iedarbība caur ādu nenotiek tik ātri. Gaļa un zivis satur vairāk pesticīdu nekā augļi un dārzeņi

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge and once you read the following list, you’ll likely want to stock at least a few lemons in your kitchen 24-7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. * If you do consume lemon peel, stick to organic lemons to reduce your pesticide exposure. John Summerly is nutritionist, herbologist, and homeopathic practitioner. Sources :

Raptitude.com – Getting Better at Being Human 21st century Gypsies: New Age Travellers adopt horse drawn-caravans and a love of Facebook (as long as it's solar powered) By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 11:35 GMT, 30 September 2012 | Updated: 10:12 GMT, 1 October 2012 They were the inner-city youth who, fuelled by punk spirit, anarchist philosophy and a hate of Margaret Thatcher, clambered aboard a fleet of battered old vehicles to shun the trappings of the modern world for a life of nomadic freedom. And while today's new-age travellers appears to have taken the philosophy even further, preferring to use traditional horse-drawn caravans instead of gas-guzzling vans, they also appear to be embracing the modern technology like mobile phones, laptops and even Facebook. During the late 1980s and 1990s stories about the travellers were commonplace - illegal raves, clashes with the police, drug busts and fury at the criminal justice act. Photographer Iain McKell took his first pictures of new-age travellers 25 years ago. And while little has been written about the New Age travellers in the past decade, the movement has far from fizzled out.

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