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Cleaning up... our home and our world.

Posted by Christine Ritter on

Cleaning up... our home and our world.

Leading an eco-friendly life is a struggle for all of us. The lifestyle changes may not be easy to make – which is why our team is always on the lookout for ways to help the changes easier. Our newest addition, from Sutter, is the ZERO NATURAL FORCE range of cleaning products. These ultra-concentrated liquids are diluted with water and provide you with a lifetime (metaphorically) of detergent liquids, reducing your packaging consumption. To make this even better, the product itself is biodegradable and safe for children. “It’s Time for Sustainable Innovation” – and we could not agree more! Going...

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Healthy & Balanced

Posted by Shima Shimizu on

Macrobiotic Nutrition: Healthy & Balanced

In the last article we discussed food as energy and achieving balance through food. Today, we continue to explore these topics and will go deeper in discovering which specific foods are worth their reputation and why. Without further delay, let’s dive right in! The Myth of Magic Foods You might wonder “What mysterious food have they discovered this week?” Remember when ginger suddenly climbed to the top of the charts as “THE” new anti-inflammatory food? People started consuming it in large amounts, anyway they could. Some added it to juices, others to shakes, and the brave ones even drank the...

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RECYCLE: Halloween Costumes

Posted by Christine Ritter on

RECYCLE: Halloween Costumes

We love new finds in Hong Kong… and here’s one we think nobody should miss: RETYKLE is doing a Halloween costume swap! (or find one second hand)

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Balance Through Food

Posted by Christine Ritter on

Macrobiotic Nutrition: Balance Through Food

Now more than ever there seems to be an array of endless energetic influences effecting our bodies and minds on daily basis. Everything we breathe, drink, eat, listen, read, watch, say, think, and do seems to have some profound effect on our seemingly fragile existence.  We might not have control over many things in the Universe, but one thing we do have control over is what we put in our bodies. 

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Mental Health Wellness: Surround Yourself with Nature

Posted by Carmen Chu on

Mental Health Wellness: Surround Yourself with Nature

Have you ever wondered why it is so easy, especially toward the end of the day, to simply gaze out a window and watch the sun set, or get distracted by beautiful scenery? Well… in this post, I would like to introduce you to Attention Restoration Theory: a theory that suggests that our brains (psychologically, physiologically and emotionally) can recharge and rest when simply looking at nature.   Nature has, for the longest of times, been a source of energy. In the 1980s and 1990s, mankind saw a drastic increase of indoor activities, which made psychologists question the necessity (if...

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