What are the best playgrounds in Pasadena? Where to find a bread that actually tastes like bread? What’s the next series you should binge-watch? What books are a must-read when you live in the US? What sports classes can you attend when you are pregnant? These are just some of the topics we will cover in our Lifestyle section. As our members come from all over the world with varied interests, there’s sure to be something for everyone!

Acting against Climate Change as an Individual

Some people may feel like only politicians and countries as a whole can do something about climate change. But you can do something as well: by changing some of your habits, you can say no to consumerism and act responsibly to leave a better planet for future generations.
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Making your own Cleaning Products

Making your own cleaning products may seem overwhelming, but it’s actually pretty simple: you’ll just need a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of your free time. Yep, it’s that easy!
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Scuba Diving in the Cenotes

This April, I headed to Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan to get my advanced scuba license in the cenotes of the region. I started my trip exploring the city of Merida. The downtown or ‘Centro’ as it is called consists of beautiful squares, quaint churches and the majestic central cathedral.
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Shhh: My experience at a 10-day silent meditation retreat

Nestled in the high desert off Joshua Tree lies the Southern California Vipassana Center, a minimalist, quiet campus in perfect harmony with the natural habitat. Surrounded by rocky hills, snow-capped peaks and fields of farmland on all four sides, the center feels like it’s the middle of nothing and everything at the same time.
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