Stories I loved this week.
How do you keep your spirits up when it feels like you want to give the whole world a time-out, when so much seems to keep going wrong? What do you do to keep the positive energy going in your life?
Switching off and staying away from news sites & social media has become an essential part of my self-care, especially in the last three weeks. I don’t want to shut the world away, but sometimes I want a break from the bad news and bad behaviour. Is that selfish? Is it indulgent? It has become a necessity in order to avoid burnout.
So here’s to the weekend – may yours be full of long baths, cosy moments, good food and spiritual renewal.
A great summary of how to choose your weekly groceries in an ethical way. (NY Mag)
‘And I’m so in awe of what my body can do – I’m so proud of it.’ Women talk about how they feel about their bodies six weeks after giving birth. (The Pool)
5 tips for taking good food photos on your iPhone. (goop)
It’s fascinating to see the changes in attitudes towards food waste. This Spanish company is growing exponentially just using ‘imperfect’ produce. Inspiring. (The Guardian)
4 foods that can cause hormonal imbalance. Tofu is a big one. Fermented soy is a much better way to get phytoestrogens. (The Chalkboard)
I adore this series: 15 surprising things about parenting in Iceland. (Cup of Jo)
What happens to your body when you switch to an all-organic diet. Fascinating. (Fast Company)