A great way to show support for your community during the Safer at Home order is to enjoy delicious offerings from local restaurants. While social distancing requirements and Safer at Home guidelines include a ban on dine-in service orders, restaurants are allowed to provide pick-up and delivery service. And many are! Mike Bonin wants to … Continue reading Support your local restaurants – 11th District
The way the world says hello is changing. Quickly. In lieu of the germ-rich exchange of the handshake, alternative salutations are taking hold. In Tanzania, President John Magufuli introduced a low-touch greeting when he met with the opposition leader from Zanzibar Seif Sharif Hamad, reports Eyder Peralta, NPR’s correspondent in east Africa. It takes the … Continue reading No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’
Lydia Denworth wants you to make more time for your friends. We don’t fully appreciate our friendships, says the science writer and author of the new book Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond. If we did, we’d take cultivating those intimate bonds as seriously as working out or eating well. Because, she … Continue reading Survival Of The Friendliest: How Our Close Friendships Help Us Thrive
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Peer pressure gets a bad reputation, but when it comes to filling your life with more knowledge and books, it can be a real helper. I’m talking about the purest form of peer pressure you could possibly opt into: book clubs. CLICK HERE to read the entire NPR article.
Food waste is a huge problem in the United States. The good news: Each of us can help solve it. Consider this: A typical household of four tosses out about $1,600 worth of food annually. Up to 40% of the food that’s produced never makes it to our mouths, and all this waste is enough to fill the highest … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Waste