DIY Lifestyle New York

DIY Deodorant

I have not had any skin sensitivities, bad smell or other issues in my armpits in the past, so I have always used all kinds of deodorants, depending on the accessibility and budget I had at the time. In the past I was not loyal to any brand, type or ingredients, and was never worried …

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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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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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Cities Food Health Lifestyle Tokyo

Lockdown lessons and recipes from Miica’s “Bio Labo House”

Friend and food creator Miica Fran has traveled Japan and Europe to discover the meaning of “wabi-sabi” and sustainable living, inspiring her to start an experimental zero-waste kitchen “Bio Labo House” in Tokyo. Miica shared with me her stories and the steps she takes to reduce waste, as well as a lovely lockdown recipe for Lyonnais cassoulet to help us feel cozy and connected during these tough times of isolation.

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Lifestyle Lima

Moving

We all probably go through a moving process during our lifetime. Either it’s your office, a new house, going into a smaller or bigger space, in your city, to another city or abroad, the process takes time, energy and money.   Moving can be overwhelming and stressful. Things come out non stop and it is hard …

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Food Health Lifestyle Tokyo

How the concept of Wabi-Sabi calls us to celebrate the beauty in imperfection

Hola people of the future! I welcome you to take a comfy seat at our table, taste our delicious food, drink our sparkling sake, and get to know the brave and beautiful women of Japan. Yes, I’m still daydreaming of the first of a series of delicious, intimate lunch gatherings we’ve hosted in Tokyo. Together, these magnificent women and I explored the wisdom of the Japanese concept of “wabi-sabi” – the beauty of things imperfect, transient, and incomplete — as a simple approach to reducing food waste and embracing our imperfections.

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Lifestyle Lima

The end of the story can empower you

As this blog is about trying to have a sustainable lifestyle, I thought my first post should be about sustainability. What does it mean? The dictionary meaning is easily googleable so I won’t go there. Instead, I will share how I see it, live it and apply it to my daily life. I see sustainability …

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