What we do after retirement is one of the trickiest questions for us all. One option, lifelong learning, has been promoted in some countries as “elder education” has been proven to be tremendously beneficial to maintain healthy brains. In developed countries, where there is a growing proportion of senior citizens, education programs have been designed … Continue reading What Will Your SwanSong Be?
Selina Juul, aka the Food Waste Fighter, is a woman that has a strong desire to effect change. When she first came to the lush and bountiful country of Denmark, she was overwhelmed by the amount of food you could find in the supermarkets. However, the downside of this was the immeasurable food waste you … Continue reading Case Study: How One Person Can Inspire World Change
Years ago in 1986, the world was faced with the catastrophe of the century in Chernobyl, Ukraine. A few small miscalculations of engineers created the biggest tragedy of the recent past. Thousands of people got cancer from the disaster. A few cities turned into “ghost cities.” Thousands of people had to move from their hometown. … Continue reading REMEMBERING THE BIGGEST DISASTER!
At exactly this time, 72 years ago, Nagasaki was hit with an atomic bomb. Living in Japan, every year I am reminded of this catastrophe as a siren sounds for a minute throughout the country for a moment of silence, as well as for Hiroshima and the end of World War Two for Japan. A … Continue reading Nagasaki Never Again!