LINK LOVE: WHAT WE'RE READING THIS WEEK
Some of our favorite reads from the week, designed to nourish each pillar of your life.
What Living on a Boat is REALLY Like, Refinery 29
"Could you imagine waking up each morning to the sun blanketed hills of the S.F. Bay? Sounds pretty idyllic, right? Well, for designer and model Kyleigh Kuhn, her idea of spending her days drifting on the water became a reality when she nabbed a houseboat on Craigslist and flipped it into her ultimate dream home."
FOOD + NUTRITION
White Bean + Mushroom 'Meatball' Subs, Sobremesa
"I was never a huge mushroom fan until I tried them roasted. 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. The mushrooms give these a meaty taste and texture and the white beans keep them soft and tender."
LOVE, SEX + COMPANIONSHIP
5 Things You Should Know About Pheromones, S-Life Mag
"All in all, pheromones definitely do exist, but they may not be fully detectable by humans in the form that we always assume that they should be. Pheromones are really just what we refer to as hormones, and with the rise of birth control, chemical substances and other various hormone disrupting matters today, it’s no wonder we’ve lost touch with what our DNA is asking for from another human being…"
BODY + MOVEMENT
6 Ways to Alkalize Your Body Daily, Chalkboard Mag
"What is the acid/alkaline balance? The pH spectrum measures how acidic or alkaline our body system is; the scale runs from 0-14. Neutral pH is 7.0. The higher the pH (greater than 7) the more alkaline, while a lower pH, (less than 7) is acidic. For good health, our bodies need to be slightly alkaline."
CREATE, DISCOVER, INSPIRE
"You see, the thing about all this negativity, of regretting, of attachment to desires, of pointless complaining about impermanent things that will always continue to pass in an existence where time moves forward—the thing is: it all causes stress. When your brain is firing off these synapses of anger, you’re weakening your immune system; you’re raising your blood pressure, increasing your risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes, and a plethora of other negative ailments."
"The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't know whether or not to report it to NASA..."