A cheat sheet for Finding Your Element by Sir Ken Robinson.
I’m in an environmental science class this quarter, and it happens to be about sustaining our earth! I thought it would be more… sciencey… like you know, with flasks and stuff. It’s not. Yay. Our last assignment was to find our ecological footprint then discuss it with our classmates. As you do this particular test,
See for yourself!
Times are a-changin’ - studies show that Americans are indeed eating more fresh food than they did a few years ago. We seem to be on the brink of a nutrition shift here in America – I mean, how could we not be? There are tons of new documentaries about nutrition coming out and with Netflix instant watch at my fingertips I can watch them all to my heart’s content!
Have you ever heard someone say how yogurt contains healthy “live cultures” or “bacteria”? Probiotics are bacteria naturally found in the body that help it run smoothly as opposed to the ones that make us sick. Many fermented food or drinks like kombucha or yogurt contain healthy probiotics. Fermentation is chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.
"Meditation is an exercise of your original face. An exercise of that which is the looker, the seeker, the feeler, the knower, the pure emptiness which all these objects arise.” – Ken Wilber
I’ve never been able to sweat at all in the past, even if my heart rate was up while I was running the mile in middle school. In fact, it kind of boggled my mind when I would go to the gym and notice people dripping sweat. Were they working their body to a degree I never had?
We’ve all heard the phrase “what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger”. If this is true, why do we usually to avoid struggle at all costs? What if we started looking at the difficulties in our lives in a different light? What if instead of looking at adversity as tearing us down we focused on empowerment and the invaluable lessons we’ve learned through it?