Barcelona Lifestyle

Users vs. costumers

Do you like waffles? I do and very much so; it’s the typical thing that makes a Sunday afternoon taste like birthday parties, childhood and happiness. I have a waffle iron that I use two times a year (sometimes more but sometimes not even that), and that has been moving with me for more than …

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Activism Barcelona Health Lifestyle

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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Barcelona DIY

DIY Laundry Detergent

One of the most expensive items on a weekly grocery-shopping list is laundry detergent, especially if you want to avoid ingredients that are harmful and toxic for your skin and/or the environment and rather choose a more eco-friendly product like ecover or seventh generation. In that case you still have another problem because these products …

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Activism Barcelona Fashion

The Power of the Consumer

Sometimes we underestimate ourselves. We think we aren’t powerful enough to make changes at the societal level, and that our actions are insignificant. We believe this so profoundly that it blocks our ability to think, take action, and react to issues that really affect and matter to us. Contrarily, there is nothing more effective than …

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Barcelona Health

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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