Shari Friedrichsen has been teaching and studying yoga for over 40 years. As Mother’s Day approaches, the team at Sahoja interviewed Shari to explore a yogic perspective of motherhood.Read More
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The United Nations has six official languages throughout the organisation, and equal use of all these languages are promoted to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. Each of the languages has their own recognised day in the UN calendar with English Language Day being on April 23rd, which was both the birthday and death date of England’s most historic poet and playwright, William Shakespeare.Read More
22 April is Earth Day.
Dattatreya and King Yadu
There is an ancient story from India about when a king called Yadu meets a boy called Dattatreya. The story can be found in one of India’s three great epics, the Srimad Bhagavatam. Dattatreya is a legendary Sage in Indian mythology and revered for his wisdom. King Yadu saw Dattatraya wandering in the forests but was surprised with Dattatreya’s countenance, which was happy and free of worry. The king intuitively knew that Dattatreya was a special soul, so he approached Dattatreya eager to find out about the secret to his happiness.Read More
April 10, 2021 is World Homeopathy Day, and the wonder of Homeopathy can offer some relief to many of us. Thoughts and feelings cannot be seen with a microscope, blood test, nor x-ray, and yet upsetting emotions are a major disruptor of our body’s metabolism and immune system. While viruses are larger in size than our thoughts and feelings, they too are both tiny and upsetting to our health and happiness.Read More
Social enterprise is at the heart of Moka Origins, a bean-to-bar coffee roaster and chocolatier, based in northeastern Pennsylvania. Although they were founded in 2015, Ishan Tigunait and Jeff Abella realized years earlier that they could make a difference in the lives of rural coffee farmers. Sahoja shares this blog published by Moka Origins so you can learn about how they established life-changing relationships with farmers in Mexico.
Sunshine Nut Company, a Certified B Corporation, recently joined the Sahoja ethical marketplace and we love them not just because their cashews are phenomenal (you really must taste them!), but also because their hearts are dedicated to improving the lives of the people in Mozambique, Africa.Read More
20th March 2021 is the United Nations International Day of Happiness, a day introduced to the UN by the Kingdom of Bhutan. It is a reminder of the importance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world. The Kingdom of Bhutan puts the value of national happiness over national income and has done so since the early 1970s. Now the UN also recognises the importance of happiness and well-being in national public policy objectives.Read More
Everyone loves to laugh – it is said to be the best medicine. Since 1988, the Comic Relief Organization based in the UK has sponsored Red Nose Day as a fundraising effort to raise money for charities across the UK and around the world that provide aid and support to vulnerable populations, with a special focus on helping children. What makes Red Nose Day unique is that it emphasizes laughter and having fun to spread joy to people of all ages while raising money for several great causes.Read More
Sahoja celebrates International Women's Day this year by helping raise awareness of women's contributions to the health of their communities and the environment. One Tree Planted is one of Sahoja's Impact Partners and their focus is on global reforestation. We want to share their blog post written by Meaghan Weeden on March 2, 2021, which brings to light the important role women play in uniting their families and communities, and ensuring the sustainability of their environment. Learn about the important Impact Projects on Sahoja, become a Sahoja member, and donate your points to help fund these projects.Read More
Sahoja cannot close it eyes to the suffering of children in the world’s largest humanitarian disaster, especially when two of the eight Causes that Sahoja supports is the Rights of Children and Poverty Alleviation.Read More