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How to stay sane this Christmas

Did this holiday season sneak up on you? For me, it was just September, and as I talked with someone about how fast time seemed to be flying, I remember saying, “Christmas will be here in about 15...

The Green Mama's Guide to Greening Christmas (and any other Winter Holiday)

The Green Mama shows you how to celebrate more, spend less, and all around green your holiday.

Ask for what you want in the New Year: Your numerology cycles for December 1–15

How did it get so late so soon? It’s December. The cycle year you have been inhabiting is almost over. The beginning of January marks the beginning of a whole new chapter of your life. So aside from...

Ban the Salvation Army... and other gay news

A troubling week of events have unfolded in gay news. First of all, as was reported here first, the United Nations General Assembly has voted to allow Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer (...

A Crossing Point: Your Numerology Cycles for November 16–30

The fires burn And the kettles sing And earth sinks to rest Until next spring. —From “November,” by Elizabeth Coatsworth I am an autumn person. I love fireplaces and singing kettles and cups of...

Eight things I want under my tree this year

Yes, this is MY list. But believe me, these are must-have items that are sure to make you and everyone you know really happy this holiday.

Evolving beyond 12 Steps

Is there anyone today who doesn’t know someone involved in a 12-Step program? There are 12-Step programs for almost everything we can think of -- alcohol and drug dependency, gambling, eating...

Halloween, Vancouver-style

Hazards, haunts, and happenings for an exciting and safe Vancouver Halloween.

The power of showing up

When I work with people I have one rule: regardless of how good or bad your day is, show up. Show up for your commitments. Show up with your best self whatever state is it in. It’s amazing how hard...