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Lost Without Maria

A ray of sunshine peeks through Maria’s window, picking up all the swirling dust particles in her room along with it. She stretches, gives a big yawn and shakes her younger brother awake a couple beds away. She’s the oldest … Continue reading

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New Perspective on Poverty

On the topic of our discussion about how wicked problems in industries effect poverty and people, it was one of the main points that resonate with what I have been studying ever since high school. From classes I have took … Continue reading

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Is this a corporation issue or a government?

This week, we were encouraged to spend ten minutes in mindfulness practice. I have loved the five minutes, but with ten, I have felt more relaxed and more calm! The coloring of the mandala i didn’t really take anything away … Continue reading

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Sustainability and the Poor

This week we continued to talk about sustainability and the effects is has on the poor. For my  reading, I was assigned to the “NO” article. While reading this article I was somewhat taken back by the use of the words … Continue reading

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We Need A Change

I found this past week’s reading to be rather interesting. I had the “NO” side of the argument and I agreed with most everything the author mentioned. One of the points that stood out to me was about how we … Continue reading

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Projects and Poverty

Hi friends, This week we went from five minutes of mindfulness practice daily, to ten minutes. This week has been super tough for me. It has been filed with so much stress and anxiety. My graphics class for interior design … Continue reading

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Its not the main reason

I have contributed to the learning community in regard to the recent curse topic is by sharing my views on what the rural and urban poverty means to me. I also have been participating in mindfulness practice in the course … Continue reading

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Mandalas, Mindfulness, and Much to Think About

This week, as a class we embarked further on our journey of mindfulness and sustainability. I very much so enjoyed this week because we were asked to up our time practicing mindfulness to ten minutes instead of five. This was … Continue reading

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Coloring and Poverty

This week we were asked to up our game in the practice mindfulness instead of just 5 minutes a day to 10 minutes a day. Honestly, I was pretty excited to be challenged to take extra time out of my … Continue reading

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Poverty and Mindfulness Mandalas

This week was all about sustainability and poverty. Throughout this week we looked into the debate on how poverty and sustainability interact and affect one another. I read the article that was supporting the argument that sustainability and poverty are … Continue reading

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