Aloha, Hawaiian Style—Helping Kids Learn No Matter What – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | January 31, 2021

Kuuleialoha Gaisoa, of Unlimited Construction Company on Kauai, was determined to help her working parents and their kids during the pandemic, so she created an exemplary on-site, safe school the kids could attend while their parents worked. She isn’t sure how long she’ll keep Unlimited School going, but she thinks it’ll be open at least…

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Free Online Mindfulness Lessons for Kids and Parents Courtesy of Actress Goldie Hawn — #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | November 27, 2020

For this month’s We Are The World Blogfest (WATWB), I went looking for good news about helping the kids. Researchers say young people’s mental health is adversely affected by restrictions imposed by Covid19, that they are experiencing increased anxiety, stress, loneliness, and depression. Fortunately, I discovered an inspirational story about actress Goldie Hawn’s MindUp program. Not…

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Talking and Touching (Even Virtually) Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | October 29, 2020

While searching for Good News for October’s We Are The World Blogfest (#WATWB), I was heartened to read that engaging in social interactions helps combat Alzheimer’s in the elderly. When COVID hit early this year, “social distancing” was touted as the way to keep people safe. Personally, I thought that a more appropriate term was “physical distancing,” since…

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Yoga Training for Health and Healing – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | August 28, 2020

On this last Friday in August, once again, it’s time to offer up a healthy dose of encouraging news, because it’s such great mental medicine. Thank you, #WATWB (We Are The World Blogfest) for creating this positive initiative. Searching for an inspiring monthly offering uplifts me and never fails to reveal good news. Good news…

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Planting Positivity – Hats Off, Masks On to India – #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | July 30, 2020

When searching for Good News for July’s We Are The World Blogfest (#WATWB), this story from India touched my heart. What an amazing display of ecological consciousness and effort, combined with deep-hearted giving and safe Covid 19 practices. Not only are 2 million people planting 20 million trees over an area bigger than Texas and…

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Love in the Lost and Found

By Lizbeth Hartz | July 13, 2020

In January, 2016, my 94-year-old mom, Ruby, fell in her bathroom in Tucson, Arizona. A blood clot traveled from her hip, still bruised and sore from two falls the previous week, to her brain, causing a massive stroke.  Minutes after the ambulance crew wheeled Mom into the hospital, my brother, John, who’d moved to Tucson…

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