Category Archives: Trying hard

Odie Bear our cat is on Instagram

After keeping our cat, Odie Bear, to ourselves I realized the world needs to share in his unique blend of humor, yoga and perspectives on people. Visit Odie Bear on Instagram!


My Instagram site reinterprets life with humor and fresh eyes.
It is also rated G, so it's suitable for the family.

I really think you will enjoy Odie's take on life, yoga and the pursuit of happiness.

Rob Hueniken

You too can be a Social Advocate

My love of community, fairness and shared prosperity came into focus in 2012, when I created NeoPeopleism. Its tag line “People Matter Most” is a stand against the economic and political forces that created our Winner-take-all economy, and diminished the hopes and prosperity of people through extreme greed. Click here to see more posters. By… Continue Reading

Valuing our times together

Valuing our times together

The recent passing of my father was another reminder of the importance of family and community. He loved talking with people, and exploring their interests, concerns and joys. Everyone who talked with him came away listened to, understood, and very often motivated to be more caring and hard working in their own lives. Here’s a… Continue Reading

Step up to Step 3

Step up to Step 3

Recognizing the problems in our world is one thing. Figuring out where we stand on them is the second. The trick is step 3, which more people are starting to do: Taking action to change things. Step up to step 3! [Return to the home page of] Continue Reading

Very Important People – Redefining the VIP

The classic definition of a VIP is a Very Important Person. It is someone whose stature is above the regular person. They are respected, they are recognized as special, and they are given accolades and preferential treatment. We tend to think of VIPs as movie stars, famous musicians and rich people. We're shown these famous… Continue Reading

Building together again

While there are times for being alone, the true state of people is in community, doing things. From humankind's earliest days around the fire, we have continued to benefit from the joys and strengths of being and building together. Listen to the CBC Ideas show, Left Behind. While we all need close friends and cohesive… Continue Reading

A new way of helping

There is a movement afoot that is taking a look at how charity and aid might be done better at both the local and global levels. It is based on the 2009 book, "When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself", by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.     The authors… Continue Reading

Occupy a Better Future

We are all part of our society – benefitting and struggling within the system we share. We might think of ourselves as isolated from the rest of the world, but our lives are entwined – connected to the world through our supply chain of food and materials, and to people around the world through our… Continue Reading