Activism Lifestyle New York

A call to action: Be (more) political

Last Saturday November 7th we received the news that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were elected president and vice-president of the United States in the 2020 presidential election. This was widely celebrated by many in the US and all over the world. I was walking in my Brooklyn neighborhood while on the phone with my …

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Barcelona Health Lifestyle

When DIY isn’t an option…

Sometimes, making your own personal hygiene products is not a viable option. In my case, for example, although I truly enjoy putting my creativity into practice, for some reason, I’m not particularly into making my own toothpaste, deodorant or face cream. I must admit that I look for and am drawn to artisanal and natural …

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Lifestyle New York

Zero waste grandmas: The sustainable legacy

It took me a while to get into this sustainability thing. In general, I don’t like trends or, more precisely, I am suspicious of trends. I always feel that, even if they are good in essence (like aiming for a sustainable life and a greener planet), there is often something hidden, in this case, many …

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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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