I cured my eczema by eliminating potatoes from my diet. That’s right, potatoes were causing my eczema. From the time I was a toddler into my 20s I had eczema. It manifested as red itchy sores in my elbow and knee bends, my eyelids, as cracks on my knuckles and at times random patches elsewhere.
Do you like my sweater?#SweaterWeather #thriftstore https://t.co/KBswEAhCeS pic.twitter.com/w1HpAUiaT6 — Nathan Corliss (@oakfive) September 18, 2018 The Downsides of (wool) Sweaters They stretch They pile They’re difficult to wash They have questionable environmental consequences (e.g. desertification in China) Moths sometimes eat them The Upsides of (wool) Sweaters Profound warmth They continue to insulate when wet Sweaters
Her dog was more aware than her. It was subtly heart breaking. I rode my bike by the shipping container where folks of often low or no means can safely store their belongings overnight. A young woman was leaving the line with a noble but concerned looking white and tan pitbull in tow. The dog
Wim Hof breathing is a breathing technique that helps one control their own physiology. What happens one hour after breathing?…#wimhof #wimhofmethod #innerfire #coldexposure #mindset #breathing #breath pic.twitter.com/1UqWlyUtvc — Wim Hof (@Iceman_Hof) November 3, 2018 This technique has been clinically proven to reduce the ill-effects (literally) of pathogen exposure; regulate fear and anxiety responses and most
Air quality in Portland has now hit the unhealthy range due to wildfire smoke from fires raging in Washington and British Columbia. More smoke is on the way tonight, this time from north central and eastern Washington and British Columbia. Expect to wake up to even more smoke on Monday morning. For the latest air
Why are Mondays rough? I meditated on this, and as a 8-5er I determined Mondays are especially difficult because there are five days ahead of work (duh, right?!). Five days of people or responsibilities asking things of oneself. As the week progresses, the amount of time belonging to others or tasks dissipates, both naturally as
Introduction This fictional narrative is largely inspired by by the ecological debate on the importance of fire for environmental well being. Great places to learn more about this coversation are Dr. Paul Hessberg’s TedX talk, Era of Megafires, and Outside Magazines podcast on an actual story of this issue in action: The latest @outsidemagazine podcast