You know this feeling pretty well. When you know something is bad for you, but you can't stop. It's just too tempting... It seems that guilt makes it only more irresistible. The phenomenon that I'm talking about is commonly known as a „guilty pleasure” and it can describe a variety of things: shopping for useless … Continue reading The Guiltiest Pleasure
Not caring is the new cool. The most situation you will find yourself in, the easiest way to appear cooler is to show that you don't care about something. It's not a surprise – It's a clear sign that you must be above it, too concerned with something else, more important. If it doesn't sound … Continue reading Should I Care? – A Simplified Guide To Caring Just Enough
Did I starve? How many times did I sin? Did my life change in any way? Seeing my first post from this series you might be curious how was my plastic-less life in general? Not focused on single experiences, but this raw truth of a general well being of a pretty normal person starting to … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One month without plastic packages – Part 4: Is it over?
The whole shop without plastic packages. Is it really possible? Apparently. And you can find there plenty of things! It seems there are many of them already! One can easily find them in big or medium cities. Surprisingly, I haven't heard about them before. The shop I have visited was Eddie's in Mannheim, Germany. My … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One month without plastic packages – Part 3: The package free shop
Did it get any easier with time? A bit. After the research, I felt much better equipped to face life without plastic packages. I was still using the things I bought before, but I started to get some idea of what to do afterward. I found out that finding yogurt or milk in the glass … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One month without plastic packages – Part 2 – Grilling?
Have you seen those depressive photos of animals swimming in the garbage? Or deformed by plastic packages? I have seen them many times, every time feeling helpless. At the same time, it always felt like somebody else's fault. Somebody far, far away... just like those suffering animals. Recently I realized that my feelings are not … Continue reading Zero Waste (ish): One Month Without Plastic Packages – Part 1