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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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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On June 15th, 2017 I got LASIK eye surgery. I would describe the procedure as life-changing, and I am so glad I did it.  Over one year later, I have 20/15 vision with no negative side effects. The outcome is everything I dreamed of and more! To be honest, I was absolutely terrified of LASIK…

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I always thought the EPA was put in place to keep our environment and the people in it safe. So when I hear in the news that the EPA had to be forced by a court order to issue a ban on pesticides known to be harmful to people, I am utterly confused. Add to…

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At Live to Sustain we advocate for a paper towel free lifestyle. At home Laura and I do not use disposable paper towels. We pieced together a napkin set of about 30 or so cloth napkins. Some were bought at the swap meet for pennies. The rest we found while cleaning out some old stored…

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That makes sense, I guess. We workout to energize our bodies. This morning I came across this video at huffingtonpost.com. These people are producing a different kind of energy when they workout. Basically, as people grind away on their spin bikes, they produce electricity. Similar to how a wind turbine or solar grids produce power.…

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I understand, everyone is busy. I know I know. Finding time to meditate is tough and your days are jam packed with shit to do. The great thing about meditation is that you can do it virtually anywhere. You can meditate while walking, while eating, or while sitting waiting for the bus. My intention is…

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Are you ready for the big reveal of our kitchen makeover? If you’re not already caught up, be sure to check out: Part 1 – Before + Design Plan Part 2 – Construction Begins Part 3 – Construction Progress and Design Finishes Things were starting to come together by the end of Part 3. The…

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I’ve been eating Splendid Spoon every other week for the past couple of months, and I’m so happy with how things have been going. I’ve been eating all kinds of different plants and veggies, and getting more nutrition than ever. Plus, I’m losing weight and have saved a ton of time not having to stress…

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BBQ’n Tips: Throwing a party can be hectic. You want to have all your friends over and you want to host them as best you can, but you dont want to spend the whole time prepping and cleaning. I get it. Even then we need to be mindful of our sustainability habits. Here are some…

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