Change your feelings by changing your thoughts by Melanie Stone

http://www.dailyillini.com/index.php/article/2012/02/change_your_feelings_by_changing_your_thoughts

Demand ethical chocolate!

Cocoa used to make big brand chocolate is regularly harvested in part by forced, child and trafficked labourers in West Africa.

“Ethical Chocolate” refers to cocoa that is harvested without the use of forced, child or trafficked labour.* Look out for chocolate products in
this guide or that have the Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance or UTZ Certified logos on them to be sure your chocolate is ethical chocolate!
*This term does not seek to classify the use of other ingredients, such as palm oil.

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He’s no rat, he’s my brother by Laura Sanders

Rodents exhibit empathy by setting trapped friends free

A rat allowed to roam around eventually figured out how to set free a trapped cagemate. Rats didn’t offer the same courtesy to stuffed animals, suggesting the creatures have empathy for one another.

How to mindfully eat chocolate