How to get things done on your own.

Karuna Dev provides hosting and Drupal and CiviCRM application maintenance by volunteer to altruistic non-profit or charitable organizations. There is still a cost, but this cost comes in the form of community users needing to learn how to create and manage content within their websites; learning how to use Drupal and CiviCRM. To this end there are useful resources both the Drupal and CiviCRM communities provide...

Dr. Gabor Mate

I am in awe of this man as he presents simple pure truths of being human coupled with conclusions drawn from the scientific research literature and practical recommendations for social policy.

Web Development for Non-Profits - Resources

Here are a collection of very helpful resources for non-profit organizations to get the most from working with web developers to create their internet presence.

As the author Matthew Slater of Geneva, Switzerland writes: These pages have been abstracted from consultancies with properly funded NGOs in Geneva, and are published here to enable other organisations to benefit. If you think this is valuable, please append a story or morsel of wisdom, and link to these pages so others can find them. Thanks Matthew!

These documents include:

Positive Psychology - Authentic Happiness

Imagine social change driven by scientifically verified observation that specific practices, therapeutic interventions, or meditations not only lastingly enhance human happiness, but also health and productivity.

Why is it so difficult to change?

Ever want to make a change and failed? I think this research abstract below goes a long way towards explaining one very powerful factor for why we stay the same even though we know we could be better.

A small candle

All the darkness of the world cannot extinguish the light of a small candle.

-Reza Deghati

Web Software of Choice

My vision is to enable individuals and communities with a healing or spiritual nature to have have a productive and dynamic online component. I have found that participating in the very successful open-source software communities to be an inspiring experience, and strive to provide the skillful technical means for such an experience for these less technical altruistic movements.

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