THE LAUNDRY LIFE
Stories, sustainability tips, and plant-based recipes.
As early autumn continues to push summer into its wake, I can’t help but think about corn. Fresh, juicy, and delicious sweet corn on the cob was a welcome treat growing up in the Northeast. It seemed like it was always most delectable right about the time the temperatures started to cool.
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Before noon, I’m sure I’ve poured, lathered, and sang my favorite song in countless gallons of water. Literally, countless because I’ve never stopped to count and measure how much water I’ve consumed. I’ve never wondered or stressfully asked myself, “Will the faucet run dry today?”
For us, juice cleansing is a time for reflection. We often choose to cleanse when we feel like life is getting a little too busy or feeling a little bit out of control. Cleansing is the perfect time to slow down, take a breath and dedicate our focus to understanding where our energy is spent.
Mindful eating is a dieting method that leverages the Buddhist concept of mindfulness to control eating habits. While it may sound complicated, it’s actually a very simple technique for controlling your daily food intake.
For the last 9 years, I have been gluten-free post Celiac diagnosis. For the last 10 years on-and-off I have been vegan/vegetarian. Why you ask, would I willingly give myself so many dietary restraints? Isn't life difficult enough without severely limiting my options when it comes to what I am eating?
For those that have had the experience of diving or snorkeling along a coral reef, there are no words to convey the absolute beauty in this display of nature. There is so much to be said for this underwater world which we understand so little about, yet whose presence is unmistakably felt all around the globe.
Food is fuel. Somewhere along the line, that message has been convoluted and our connection to the process of eating has been lost - in part, if not altogether. The lesson here is simple: count the quality of what you are eating, not the quantity.
For people who are new to yoga, one of the first things they must understand is how it’s different from stretching. Stretching is a one-dimensional activity. It’s all about the muscle you need to limber up. You can do it while watching TV, mentally rehearsing for a big presentation coming up at work, or maybe nibbling on a snack.
Microplastics are defined as pieces of plastic less than 5 millimeters long (about the size of a sesame seed). But what do these particles have to do with us? Actually, a lot. These small pieces of plastic - either from bigger pieces of plastic breaking down, washing off synthetic fibers used to make clothing, or coming from self-care products - are making their way into our fresh water systems.
It took me a long, long time to pinpoint what I would like to do for the rest of my life. Even now, I cannot define the answer in black and white. But twenty years of education finally led me to the conclusion that my favorite subject was not something directly taught in school, or on the soccer field, or anywhere else.
With so many allegedly healthy food and drink establishments popping up all over the place, it’s more important than ever to be able to identify which ones are doing it right and which ones are simply attempting to capitalize on trendy buzzwords.