ryanmerkley started the topic starter cultures that travel well in the forum Travel & Culture 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Do they exist? Reason for asking is that I would like to try my hands on some semi cured sausages (and later on maybe at dry cured ham and sausage), but I can’t find anything locally. I can get people to bring me some from overseas, but obviously not frozen or not even cooled properly. Is there anything I could go for? I found out that chr…[Read more]
ryanmerkley started the topic Chinese Philanthropist donates it all! in the forum Philanthropy 1 month, 2 weeks ago
I’m very inspired by Warren Buffett donating 85% of his wealth away and his efforts with Bill Gates to get other Billionaires, so far they managed to get 40 billionaires to donate at least 50% of their wealth away. Now, finally, Yu Pengnian, a Chinese has made us Chinese proud, he topped them all, donating EVERYTHING to charity. It i…[Read more]
ryanmerkley started the topic Philanthropy and related issues in the forum Philanthropy 1 month, 2 weeks ago
I certainly don’t want to alienate anyone ( or break the rules). I genuinely appreciate the advice I have received.I have yet to see any posts by the financially fortunate people here about donating some of their wealth to charity or other non-profit causes. It seems to be more of a ‘do I have enough to retire’ even when the OP has…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Economic Justice in the forum LGBTQIA 1 year, 2 months ago
Discussions about employment discrimination, lack of health insurance, homelessness, and other factors make LGBT people particularly vulnerable to the impact of economic inequality.
Admin started the topic Safety and Violence in the forum LGBTQIA 1 year, 2 months ago
Discussions about hate and violence against the LGBTQ communities. Providing social support, raising awareness, and educating the public.
Admin replied to the topic Gastronomes in the forum Travel & Culture 1 year, 2 months ago
Admin started the topic Healthy, Delicious Foods in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 3 months ago
Discussion about personal and spiritual development.
“Spirituality is about the relationship between ourselves and something larger. That something can be the good of the community or the people who are served by your agency or school or with energies greater than ourselves. Spirituality means being in the right relationship with all that is. It…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Passionate Learning in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 3 months ago
Connecting our hearts and our minds to educate us in the areas we are most passionate about, reshaping our learning systems, could change the way we see ourselves and the world around us.
Developing the human passion of the newly discovered brain centres of empathy, care and loving communication, could be our most productive bridge between…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Body Image of Women in the forum Mind. Body. Spirit 1 year, 3 months ago
Body image is important because the way we see ourselves influences every aspect of our lives: our mental health, our physical health, how we take care of ourselves, how we interact with and relate to other people. In this group, we discuss ways to change our focus from weight loss, to acceptance of our body and engaging in behaviors that promote…[Read more]
Admin started the topic Strength in Numbers in the forum Politics 1 year, 3 months ago
Discussions on, how we as a group can gather together, to raise our voices in support for/or against the issues that effect women and their rights.
Admin started the topic Political Office in the forum Politics 1 year, 3 months ago
Why are women under-represented in elected political office? How can we as a group support women presently in politics, and open doors to future generations?
Admin started the topic Change Makers in the forum Travel & Culture 1 year, 3 months ago
Travels seeking life-affirming experiences while reaching out to make this world a better place.
Admin started the topic Adventurer in the forum Travel & Culture 1 year, 3 months ago
Travelers looking for an active adventure to remote or exotic locations in order to take part in physically challenging outdoor activities.
Admin started the topic Business Relationships in the forum Relationships 1 year, 3 months ago
Building businesses and leaders that believe in integrity-based relationships.
Admin started the topic Personal Relationships in the forum Relationships 1 year, 3 months ago
Conversations on creating strong, loving relationships, proven to contribute to a long, healthy, and happy life.