DABA: Carolyn Foote

This week's recipient of the crimson megaphone is Carolyn Foote, a high school librarian in Austin, Texas. Carolyn blogs at Not So Distant Future and is definitely someone that deserves a bigger audience (DABA).


Here are a few posts to get you started:

  • Keeping It Real
  • How About Some Wheat Bread?
  • Desperately Seeking Engagement
  • Getting Off of the Roundabout
  • Changing Our Perspective?
  • Happy reading!

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    • The Crimson Megaphone
    • Why Henry David Thoreau was drawn to yoga

      The famed author headed to the pond thanks to Indian philosophy.

      Image: Public Domain / Shutterstock / Big Think
      Personal Growth
      • The famed author was heavily influenced by Indian literature, informing his decision to self-exile on Walden Pond.
      • He was introduced to these texts by his good friend's father, William Emerson.
      • Yoga philosophy was in America a century before any physical practices were introduced.
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      How to vaccinate the world’s most vulnerable? Build global partnerships.

      Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.

      Susan Silbermann, Global President of Pfizer Vaccines, looks on as a health care worker administers a vaccine in Rwanda. Photo: Courtesy of Pfizer.
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      • Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
      • Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
      • Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
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      Photo: Shutterstock / Big Think
      Personal Growth
        • A recent study from the Department of Health and Human Services found that 80 percent of Americans don't exercise enough.
        • Small breaks from work add up, causing experts to recommend short doses of movement rather than waiting to do longer workouts.
        • Rethinking what exercise is can help you frame how you move throughout your day.
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