Link Love: What We're Reading This Week
Some of our favorite reads from the week, designed to nourish each pillar of your life.
"For decades, researchers have been seeing signs that the immune systems of lonely people are working differently. Lonely people's white blood cells seem to be more active in a way that increases inflammation, a natural immune response to wounding and bacterial infection"
FOOD + NUTRITION
White Bean Mushroom Meatball Subs, Sobremesa
"A humble can of white beans, mushrooms, onions, garlic, and seasonings get pulsed together in the food processor with bread crumbs, rolled into balls, and baked until crispy and golden. Once stuffed between a bun with garlicky chard and marinara sauce, you've got yourself a super satisfying meal loaded with nutrients. Good food and good vibes..."
LOVE, SEX + COMPANIONSHIP
How to Keep Falling in Love with Your Parter (Over & Over Again), Mind Body Green
"Have you noticed the one body part that seems miraculously immune to aging? The eyes! As long as we’re mentally and emotionally healthy, they remain beautiful, vibrant, and vital. It’s as though, through them, we have the means to fall in love at our disposal — permanently."
BODY + MOVEMENT
Balancing Electrolytes, Free and Native
"Our bodies conduct electricity. Electrolytes are the minerals that help to conduct these electric activities throughout the body. They are absolutely essential for everything from muscle contractions, to keeping our heart beating, nerve transmissions, to maintaining fluid balance, + a certain level of blood alkalinity. "
CREATE, DISCOVER, INSPIRE
Where Athletic Apparel Meets Flowers and Fungi, T Magazine
"'I’m taking the most street, mass-produced thing I could think of,' he says of the vintage athletic apparel he uses as canvas, “and transforming it into something that feels handmade and natural.'"
The Theme For December 2015 is Transition, Mystic Mamma
"We are moving from one place to another in our lives, on the planet, in our psyches, our emotions, our work, our relationships, our environment, our values and our dreams."