Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity.- Ralph Bicknese

Reducing Food Waste

foodwasteSo this statistic took me by surprise: in the U.S., forty percent of our food gets thrown away. How can this be? While a lot of food is lost in the production phase, sixty percent of wasted food can be linked to the consumer. According to research conducted at the University of Arizona, households waste 14 percent of their total food purchases. Continue reading

Steps to Happiness: Lifestyle

HE_apple-on-scale_s4x3_leadIf you consider part of happiness to be a daily maintenance, or a homeostasis, of mood, then there are concrete steps you can take to regulate a steady level. These aspects contribute towards physical health, which is one of the ten domains of happiness.

This post will identify and analyze the key lifestyle aspects that affect mood and happiness.

Eating Well: It turns out that your “Happy Meal” is a misnomer. Continue reading