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Six simple steps to a clean beauty bag

This is a guest article by professional make-up artist, organic beauty specialist, and mindful beauty coach Bibi Rhomberg. She lives and works in Bregenz, Austria. Over the past 10 years as a makeup artist, she got to know many beauty brands and learned a lot about their ingredients. It slowly dawned on her how much …

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Celebrating World Bicycle Day: Why We Ride

According to the United Nations, World Bicycle Day is all about “acknowledging the uniqueness, longevity, and versatility of the bicycle… And that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.” Our reasons for cycling are as varied as the bikes we ride. Training wheels or tandem, on mountains or …

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Meatless Living: A daily commitment

I always think about the fact that, in India, the cow is a sacred animal. And that, in Ancient Egypt, the pig was revered and sacrificed to honor the Gods. Or, that in many Native American cultures, animals served as spiritual guides. I have never been a fervent carnivore. And although it may sound strange, …

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Reflections in times of coronavirus

Since Saturday March 14th, when the State of Alarm was announced in Spain, we have been confined to our houses for the double purpose of not becoming infected with COVID-19 ourselves and not collapsing our health care system, which since the 2008 crisis has been operating at minimum levels. This is our sixth week living …

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Sustainable period

Recently I read an article in the Huffington Post. If a woman without kids has her period for the first time with 13 years and for the last time with 51, that’s 38 years with approximately 456 menstruation cycles. If each period lasts between 3 and 7 days, that’s 2.280 days, or 6,25 years (!) …

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