Lucy’s Friday Favorites

Local charity: Activate Good Activate Good is located in Raleigh and offers volunteer opportunities around the Triangle. That are affiliated with hundreds of local nonprofit organizations to provide volunteers for the local charity events and programs.   Mark your calendar for April 23-29, which is national volunteer week! Favorite TED talk: You are what you think I…

Lucy’s Friday the 13th Favorites!

My favorite kitchen tool: My Microplane. I got this for Christmas a few years ago and love using it to quickly and easily grate garlic and ginger into my stir-fry sauce. It’s easy-to-use and does not take up much space in my limited apartment kitchen drawers.  My favorite mindful eating book: EAT.Q. Seriously, this book changed…

Mindfulness starts here – thinking about the entire process

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. -L. Pavorotti Crumbs fell on my desk… It’s about 10:30 am and I was listening to the audio version of the Blue Zones Solutions, a book by Dan Buettner…