Edith Andersen

Welcome to my blog of ruminations and essays.

Tiny forests are springing up all over the globe. Communities who understand that humans are connected to the natural world are taking steps to benefit the entire ecosystem, instead of humans only. These changes translate to green news.

We can experience spiritual highs watching the stars above or drinking a glass of our favorite wine. But, these are temporary antidepressant moments. They don’t get to the root of our unease and endless search to feel content and grounded. But they are reminders of just how good it feels when we let go of illusions and live in truth.

You may be a skeptic when it comes to personality tests. However, they may be more accurate than you believe. But first, let’s get the unpleasantries out of the way. How can you tell if the test is valid?

Children love stories about their parents as kids, especially stories their parents don’t want them to hear. Stories can make sense of the world, express our humanity, and change the way we see the world. After lunch recess, my sixth graders returned to the classroom eagerly. What awaited them was a chapter in a book […]