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Caught up in the mind

Caught up in the mind

It feels as the train of thoughts cannot be stopped. You need to do this right now! You catch your mind drifting away to your future problems. You know it’s better to let go but it is too hard. How many times have you caught your mind wondering away, have you been staring to the house across the street? The mind is trained this way. Our relentless educational system shapes it in an intellectual mastermind. An occasional daydream is alright…

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The world is turning upside down

The world is turning upside down

What a strange time we are in. The Corona virus is knocking on our door and every part of society is effected. I can only speak for myself; the way my life has been altered in this time. The Mexico project was about to happen. A new volunteer project together with Michael at the border of the United States. The last two months I have been working towards this project, living up to the moment to leave and get the…

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Food waste and rescue

Food waste and rescue

Think about all that is wasted. Everyday, Lentil as Anything receives beautiful products (vegetables, fruits, etc) that otherwise are being thrown away. Why? Do people have high expectations? Yes, but the core problem lies in how our entire western society is being set up. Massive centralized business models creating long supply lines and require strict laws to keep products fresh. After a certain date they cannot be sold although they are perfectly fine. It is insane and it needs to…

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Refine your taste buds

Refine your taste buds

A typical diet of a person is based on a routine. In the morning the same old sandwiches. A cup of tea with the same flavour each time. At lunch, sandwiches with often the same ingredients: salade spread, maybe something sweet as ‘hagelslag’. And even for the evening meal, the same routine continues. People often rotate between 5 to 10 dishes in a month. Of course it has advantages. Streamlined process being done for years require far less decision making…

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My path to a vegan lifestyle

My path to a vegan lifestyle

I wasn’t a particular large meat eater before I turned vegetarian and vegan. I liked it. It tasted good but not much more. Within a couple years it completely changed. When I tell people they are often surprised. They expect me to have much more experience in it. Since about a year I’m vegetarian with the last half year being a vegan on and off. The last 2 months however, I completely devoted myself to a diet without animal products…

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