Senses

Poster Senses = The traditional five senses are sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. This system is attributed to philosopher Aristotle. Five is just the beginning. There are other senses, such as pain (nociception), balance (equilibrioception), time and the ability to discern temperature differences (thermoception). CalendarJuly 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks around …

Yoga

Photo: TEDx Sydney, Morning Yoga is one of the six systems of Indian philosophy. The word ‘yoga’ originates from the sanskrit root yuj which means Union. On the spiritual plane, it means union of the Individual Self with the Universal Self. Yoga is the union of the body, mind, emotions and intellect. Sage Patanjali penned …

Radical Collaboration

Lingo Cards Radical Collaboration = Finding immediate ways to be helpful to others and to be helped by others Hashtag: #RadicalCollaboration For those keen on the ideals behind responsible tourism – good places to live are good places to visit , regenerative tourism, sustainable tourism, Indigenous tourism, ecotourism – now is a good time to …

Footprint

Photo: Oaxaca Footprint = the impression left by a foot or shoe on the ground or a surface FlickrAlbumGallery PublishersFootprint QuotesWe can’t wait for miracles to happen. If there are problems that have to be solved, if we want our lives to be better, then we have to do something for ourselves. If we’re not …

Platinum Rule

Poster Platinum Rule: Do unto others as they would like to have you do unto them. Also see: happiness pump, Munificence, sonder Essay How do we champion conscious travel, responsible travel, ecotourism? How do we encourage collaboration in maturing social movements? Perhaps one way to start is by following the Platinum Rule: Do unto others …

Panpsychism

Lingo Cards Panpsychism = the view that mind or a mind-like aspect is a fundamental and ubiquitous feature of reality. It has taken on a wide variety of forms. What if consciousness is not something special that the brain does but is instead a quality inherent to all matter? It is a theory known as …

Carbon Footprint

Buzzwords Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, business … Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!)Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global?French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone du tourisme …