Posts Tagged ‘lessons’

15 Lessons From 15 Years Of BDS

Above photo: The movement for Palestinian rights continues to grow across the world. Alisdare Hickson/Flickr. July marked the 15th anniversary of the launch of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Much has happened over those years. Here are 15 lessons I’ve learned on the journey to dismantle Israeli apartheid. A grassroots movement is powerful because […]

The Unionization Attempt At No Evil Foods Holds Lessons For Workers

The Unionization Attempt At No Evil Foods Holds Lessons For Workers Above photo: No Evil Foods CEO Mike Woliansky discourages workers from forming a union at a captive audience meeting. YouTube/Jason Koebler. After losing a union election, employees at a growing vegan food company have insights into how to overcome the challenges of organizing in a […]

Leaked Emails: Obama Took Acting Lessons To Push For Gun Control

Barack Obama sought to “tap people’s emotions” for a massive gun-control push following the Sandy Hook shooting, according to leaked emails.  According to leaked White House emails, advisers to the former President urged him to shed tears in front of television cameras in order to brainwash the public into accepting an erosion of their civil […]

Top 9 Life Lessons From 100 Year Olds

This article was written by Greg Thurston, Creator of 7 Minute Mindfulness. Watching videos of centurions, you start to see a theme: they seem content. That might be shocking to younger people, especially anyone who fears old age. Maybe we fear missing out on opportunities in life, and worry that we’ll find ourselves too old […]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing Above Photo: Climate justice activists protest the Dakota Access pipeline outside the White House in February 2017. (Flickr / Stephen Melkisethian) On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for […]

From Brazil to Ecuador to US, Mexico’s Labor Unions Learn Lessons of Trusting “Progressive” Presidents

MEXICO CITY, —  With a presidential election approaching, the crowds assembling here Tuesday for International Workers’ Day — or May Day, as it’s know the world over — were more animated than usual, the floats and rallies resembling performance art. Thousands poured into Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo, to hang in effigy the wage-killing […]

Lessons from Ayahuasca – What It Really Means to Take Charge of Your Destiny, and How to Do It

March 1st, 2018 By Juliet Tang Contributing writer for Wake Up World It was 3 am. I was kneeling on the cold bathroom floor in front of the toilet trying to vomit. The intense nausea in my stomach seemed to have taken on the size of a giant rock. No matter what I did, it refused to […]

Dr. Pierce: Lessons from Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)

Dr. Pierce discusses how Rhodesia became Zimbabwe, and what we need to learn from this piece of history so we can survive in our lands. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/dr-pierce-lessons-rhodesia-zimbabwe/ Hits: 1

3 Lessons from the Taoist Philosophy of Water

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be […]

Three Life Changing Lessons To Learn From Hawaii’s False Ballistic Missile Warning

As you’re probably aware by now, the government of Hawaii texted out an emergency ballistic missile warning over the weekend, terrifying its citizens with the following text: EMERGENCY ALERT: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. It actually was a drill, it turns out, but in the 38 minutes after […]

Lessons From Immigrant Rights Organizer: We Are Not Our ‘Productivity’

When I started organizing as part of DREAM Act mobilization in 2010, I had high hopes: I thought the act would be my way out of poverty, fugitivity, and uncertainty. But I never thought: At the expense of whom? Back then, I lived in fear, which prevented me from slowing down and contextualizing systems of oppression like […]

Military lessons for preppers: How to “improvise, adapt, and overcome” challenges

(Natural News) Murphy’s Law states, “If anything can go wrong, it will.” Today’s world is unpredictable – there are threats of nuclear war, an impending zombie apocalypse from radiation and toxic chemicals, and the risk of being overrun by machines and artificial intelligence (AI). How in the world do we prepare for these extinction-level disasters? […]

9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest

How to Live to Be 100+ We all inhabit this beautiful blue planet, breathe the same air, eat food grown on our world’s surface and drink fresh water sourced from the Earth, yet some people are a whole lot healthier than others, and in fact, live decades longer. These are people who live in what […]

Lessons from Spartan Society

The Spartans were a Hellenic Tribe of Aryan people. The Hellenic people were Nordic tribes who moved south and settled Greece. The Spartans had a unique way of governing their society. They had a very martial system, which was so they could mobilize their whole male population. The Spartans believed themselves to be descended from […]

10 Breakthrough Lessons I Learned Trying To Heal My Kids From Autism, Anxiety & ADHD

Next Story By practice, I’m a psychotherapist who has been working for over a decade in the world of mainstream medicine, a body of experience that has allowed me to develop a strong understanding of both its strengths and weaknesses. But beyond my work, I’m also a mom who fiercely loves her children, and for […]

Lessons from the Dark Ones

There are those on our world that have lived in, and ruled through darkness. These “dark ones” have sunken so low (in frequency) that their hearts cannot perceive the love and light that is washing over the planet right now. It would be so easy to fear and condemn them, but I am here to […]

5 Lessons on Parenting from the Animal Kingdom

November 22nd, 2017 By Jessie Klassen Contributing writer for Wake Up World Nature has lessons for those who listen, and for those who observe with sincerity and open hearts. Growing up on a farm, I was afforded the opportunity of having a close relationship with animals. Over my years of living my life this way, there have […]

12 Life Lessons From A Man That Has Seen 12,000 Deaths

Rooted in the hearts of many Hindus is the belief that if you breathe your last in Kashi (Varanasi) you attain what is popularly known as ‘Kashi Labh’ or ‘the fruit of Kashi’ — moksh or “release from the cycle of rebirth impelled by the law of karma”. Kashi Labh Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi is […]

Lessons From The Front Lines Of Anti-Colonial Pipeline Resistance

Above Photo: WNV/Jeff Nicholls Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. After eight years of anti-colonial resistance and the defeat of multiple pipeline projects, the Unist’ot’en Camp is still building momentum. The Standing Rock standoff over the Dakota […]

10 Cute Lessons That We Should All Consider Teaching Our Children

Next Story It may feel intimidating to know that you have produced this little beautiful being that could either contribute to the destruction of this Earth, or make it better. But I promise you, raising a child to be conscious of other people and the world around them isn’t that difficult when you yourself have […]

Lessons from Finkelstein: a response to Seth Anderson

In an article last month, ‘Lessons from Finkelstein: International Law and equal rights should be the focus for Palestine solidarity,’ Seth Anderson maps out a strategy for the Palestine solidarity movement by drawing on the analysis and prescriptions of Norman Finkelstein. There is no doubt that the movement owes Finkelstein an enormous debt of gratitude for […]

How Should We Protest Neo-Nazis? Lessons From German History

Above Photo: A supporter of President Donald Trump, center, argues with a counterprotester at a rally in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer After the murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, many people are asking themselves what they should do if Nazis rally in their city. Should they put their bodies on the line […]

Can The Politicians Heed The Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey?

Above Photo: Flickr/ NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Hovering Hurricane Harvey, loaded and reloading with trillions of gallons of water raining down on the greater Houston region—ironically the hub of the petroleum refining industry—is an unfolding, off the charts tragedy for millions of people. Many of those most affected are minorities and low-income families with no […]

Lessons from Finkelstein: International Law and equal rights should be the focus for Palestine solidarity

‘Zionism is racism’, ‘Israel is a settler colonialist state’, ‘a settler colonialist project needs to be decolonized’. If you’re a left-leaning person and you are working for justice in Palestine, you have probably come across statements like these. And as true as they may be, we have to ask ourselves a fundamental question: “Who are […]

25 Life Changing Lessons From Albert Einstein

Here are 25 beautiful life lessons from the brilliant mind of Albert Einstein: 1. Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. 2. Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. 3. Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. 4. If people are good only […]

4 Invaluable lessons from the Great Depression you need to remember

(Natural News) The Great Depression was a low point in our history (pun intended), but in our collective experience of it, there are life lessons to be learned. Regardless of whether or not we are heading towards the same conclusion (hello, crypto-currency crashes), it would do well to remember some basic life hacks. It is, […]

Why Police Reforms Often Fail: Lessons From Latin America

Police who were stained with yellow paint thrown by protesters on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 13, 2017. (AP/Natacha Pisarenko) President Donald Trump’s appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led people to speculate about the fate of recent police reform efforts. Early into his tenure, Sessions said he intended to “pull back […]

Lessons From The Corbyn Campaign

Above Photo: By Carl Court Note: Below is an excellent analysis of what the Corbyn campaign means and how it showed the Blairites were wrong. Corbyn could win the leadership of the UK in the future and did better than the Blairites. Jonathan Cook, a British political commentator writes in “The Facts Proving Corbyn’s Election […]

Lessons from Portland’s Clash with Fascists

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The Search for Enlightenment: 5 Crucial Lessons… and Why None of It Actually Matters

June 3rd, 2017 By Juliet Tang Contributing writer for Wake Up World Throughout my life, I was on a quest for the attainment of enlightenment until eventually I surrendered the need for it. This article was born out of the insights and inspirations I received from my search, and I am guided to share these […]

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