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How to eat more sustainably in 2019

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More This month we talk about cultured meat, meal planning and global food. Have you heard of the Impossible Burger but are not sure what it is? In our latest episode, and first of the year, we talk about lab grown foods. In particular…

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Looking back at 2018: The Year in Sustainability

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreAt Live to Sustain we hope you had an amazing 2018! If you have not listened to any episodes yet, our last episode for the year, “Looking back at 2018: The Year in Sustainability”, is a great place to start. In this episode we…

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Life in San Diego – 2 Years Later

I can’t believe it’s been two years since I moved to San Diego after living in New York City for over a decade. I left New York at a time when I was really depressed, dealing with a difficult break-up, and searching for a new direction in my career and life. Two years later, I’m happy to report that things have worked out really well, and I’m loving life on the West Coast. I’m about halfway through the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine program at Pacific College, newly engaged, and starting to feel more at home here in San Diego.

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I Bet We Agree on More Than You Think

The right and left wings of the US need to start working together. Together they can bring balance back to this country. Everyday I read in the news about issues we should all be fighting over. Lately the stories about Kavanaugh are gobbling up every headline. People are sitting on the edge of their seats…

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What Does Sustainability Mean?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More What does sustainability mean? Its a complex question with many answers. In today’s episode, Live to Sustain explains in more detail what sustainability means. Sustainability can be broken down into 3 sub-categories: Environmental, Economic, Social. A balance between these “pillars of sustainability” is…

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Social Progress Index vs. GDP

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreIn this episode, Laura and Adam explain what the Social Progress Index is and how it compares to the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) as a measure of a countries health and well-being. GDP is a sum of the value of all goods and services…

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The Unexpected Story Behind My Middle Name

My name is Laura 庆中 Weatherbee. My driver’s license reads Laura Hing-Chung Weatherbee. But to be clear, Hing-Chung is not actually my middle name. It is a crude approximation of my name using the Western alphabet. 庆中 is written using Chinese characters, and the pronunciation is actually a bit more like Hing-Jong or Hing-Zhong. Chinese characters…

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Be Constructive Not Destructive

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Live to Sustain is podcasting! Laura and Adam recently sat down to chat about being constructive vs destructive. We discuss: How to better communicate with loved ones and friends Being unifying not divisive Finding common ground Empathy Constructive criticism Electric Scooter Mania Solutions…

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