Friday Five

Friday Five is your weekly list of things to check out while taking a break at work or enjoying a hot drink over the weekend. I hope the following links will make you think and/or smile! … More Friday Five

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Five ways to reduce your environmental footprint AND enhance your lifestyle

A couple weeks ago I read an article called “5 easy ways to help fight climate change without changing your lifestyle“. There are several good ideas – I particularly like the meatless Monday one – and it got me thinking about other steps that can help reducing one’s environmental footprint while also making life more enjoyable. Read on for … More Five ways to reduce your environmental footprint AND enhance your lifestyle

Waiting… We’re just not that good at it anymore

If you also have a blog with WordPress, you might have heard of their daily prompts: one-word tidbits of inspiration to help you fight writer’s block (blogger’s block?). Today’s prompt is waiting (click to see what others are writing on the topic!). Waiting… It’s just something we aren’t very good at anymore. As a child of the … More Waiting… We’re just not that good at it anymore

Three resources to start thinking critically about your lifestyle choices

I am currently being quite intentional about the information I consume: no more aimless scrolling down my Facebook or Twitter feeds waiting for my time to be clickbaited away. Instead I am doing things like listening to podcasts on a daily basis and reading at least a chapter a day. I choose to listen to podcasts about personal development, entrepreneurship … More Three resources to start thinking critically about your lifestyle choices

Potential for citizen science initiatives in Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to my blog! I am not yet sure which direction it will head in, but this is what has been on my mind recently. Earlier this month I attended a one-day conference about “Enthusiasm for Citizen Science: Taking stock of motivations, costs and benefits” at the University of Reading. First of all, I would like … More Potential for citizen science initiatives in Rio de Janeiro