Politics are everywhere and they aren't left at the door of the UN building. But this quote stuck "The UN was not created to make mankind heaven, but to save humanity from hell." And I am thankful that this many countries regularly get together and make commitments and decide on guidelines for the greater good. As faulted as they may be.
I am a coffee addict. I drink 2-5 cups a day and me and my friends are like the Gilmore Girls - and we even talk at the same pace. Can be annoying, but I made my peace with it. I try to brew it at home and take it along on my daily adventures … Continue reading Where to get your guilt free coffee fix
Toby Morse, lead-singer of the hardcore punk band H2O. I had the pleasure of meeting him before his gig in Germany, during the EMP Persistence Tour through Europe. On the couch sat this sweet, polite and down to earth man that charmingly couldn't stop gushing about his wife of 20 years and his son. Enthusiastically he talked to me about PMA, Positive Mental Attitude, and how he goes to schools in the US in his free time to talk about his attitude and how he has never touched alcohol or drugs in his life.
Whenever you want to buy something - stop for a second and think twice when you see something too cheap to be true. Most likely than not, it is too good to be true. We think – and I won’t exclude myself – that we are what we wear. Wearing something new makes us feel … Continue reading Be an activist! Be a conscious consumer and ask simple questions!
Separate it all. Plastic, paper, metal, glass and pills. For the liquid medicine in glasses, check whether you can drain it the in the sink or not. If you're not sure, ask at your pharmacy. The pills can be returned at the pharmacy. Throw the rest away wherever you normally recycle paper, plastic, and metal. 😊 If … Continue reading How to recylce medicine
It's the small things that count 😊 I switched to using tooth tabs and bamboo tooth brushes a long time ago. Pro: Plastic free, less oil, plant based, vegan, no animal testing, recycable - and it tastes and feels good. "Con": Well the first time you use it, it might be a bit awkward, but once … Continue reading Sustainable Tooth Care
Music is such a big part of all of our lives. We listen to melodies, lyrics, follow bands and musicians. We soak in their emotions and views. The emotionality of music, more than anything else, made the tragedy in Paris more tangible.. It could have been a lot of us. It could have been me. … Continue reading Thanksgiving – Today I am thankful for Music
What does politics have to do with sustainability? Everything. Our government is what regulates what's right and wrong. It decides if and how we have to recycle. It determines how much we have to pay for our medical care. It stipulates who we are allowed to marry. Nevertheless politics to most of us is something … Continue reading Polit Film Festival Innsbruck
Why I call myself Sustainability Nerd? Because sustainability covers everything I am interested in. It is such a complex concept that after looking at all the buzzwords below it appears to be utopian and unachievable. Which is what makes it sound so tremendously appealing to me. The hopeless optimist in me wants to know how to … Continue reading Sustainability