Category Archives: Nonjudgment

U.S. Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs

on September 27, 2019 in Fitness, Nonjudgment

An organization called Trust for America’s Health released its latest obesity report. I don’t think many would call it good news. This graph caught my eye. We’re more obese than ever. The report said a lot more so I recommend reading more. It proposes remedies, but people have proposed remedies for decades and the trend continues. A quote from the report: “As recently as 2012, no state had an adult[…] Keep reading →

R.I.P. Eva Kor, who expanded compassion, empathy, and forgiveness

on July 14, 2019 in Nonjudgment

I just learned that Eva Kor died. Her story in the movie Forgiving Dr. Mengele expanded empathy and forgiveness for me. Decades after recovering from Nazi torture in Auschwitz under “Doctor” Mengele, she returned, as shown in the documentary. She learned that harboring anger didn’t improve her life, so chose to forgive the Nazis, including Dr. Mengele. Many people speak of turning the other cheek, loving their enemies, or similar[…] Keep reading →

Kicking the flying habit, which keeps you from family and income

on June 7, 2019 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Habits, Nature, Nonjudgment

In an online thread with people insisting that they have no choice but to fly for family and work reasons, I wrote the following, which I’m sure some will disagree with. I’m learning too, though I hope to help people looking to find joy in polluting less. One flight will brings people closer. Flying in general led them to move far apart so they felt they needed to fly to[…] Keep reading →

The environmental revolution begins here, with the Noetic podcast with Jared Angaza

on April 16, 2019 in Audio, Leadership, Nature, Nonjudgment

I met Jared Angaza appearing on each other’s podcast a couple years ago. We became great friends at first only online. I met him in person for the first time in San Diego in November after I attended the Summit in Los Angeles. We “broke bread” together by cooking a couple loads of my famous no-packaging vegetable stew for his family and a few of his family groups—about twenty people.[…] Keep reading →

Double standards

on February 9, 2019 in Awareness, Nonjudgment

When more men are in congress, STEM fields, and corporate board rooms, it’s “Women can do what men can. Something must be holding them back.” When more men commit crimes, it’s “Men are more violent, they’re just that way.” When more men occupy leadership roles in acting on the environment, it’s “The environmental movement has a problem recruiting women.” When more men are in jail, it’s “There are still too[…] Keep reading →

“White male privilege” and the Civil War

on October 29, 2018 in Freedom, Models, Nonjudgment

Frances Hesselbein is a hero and mentor to me. Her TED talk’s bio is too brief to covers all her achievements, but gets the top ones: One of the most highly respected experts in the field of contemporary leadership development, Frances Hesselbein is the President and CEO of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, founded as The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management and renamed in 2012 to honor Hesselbein’s[…] Keep reading →

Why are there more books to get fit than to get obese?

on October 24, 2018 in Fitness, Nonjudgment, Perception

Sometimes I stumble on sites saying things like This Powerful Photo Series Proves That “Fat” Is Beautiful This photo series shows that “fat” can be as beautiful as any other body type Beauty comes in all sizes and shapes There are a lot of sites like it, promoting, or proving as the first one listed said, that fat is beautiful. A lot of them. I don’t want to sound snarky,[…] Keep reading →

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