Wherever you are in the world, you may be feeling the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, and you may be self-isolating as a measure to prevent and reduce the spread of the disease. This can take a toll on any person, so I want to share some tips on how I am practicing self-care while I abide by the social distancing recommendations in NYC. Let me know what you are doing to cope during this time!
Traditional and social media has painted #COVID19 to be dangerous and incite panic among the population, and as a result misinformation has led to a rise in panic-buying, experimenting with false cures, and anti-Asian racism. The best advice is to not panic and follow the CDC and WHO on basic hygiene practices that will help protect you and reduce your chances of getting sick.
At long last, the plastic bag ban has arrived to New York State! This is the second statewide ban on single-use plastic bags following California. While a win for environmentalists, does it go far enough?
With less than 11 years to take #climateaction before it's too late to save our planet, the time is now for each of us to do our parts to live more sustainably. Here are 5 ways that I am lowering my impact this year - what are your goals? #zerowaste
When we travel outside of our countries, the ultimate goal is to leave the place the way you found it, or in even better condition. I documented my efforts to travel low waste this month and wanted to share my mistakes with you so you can avoid them when you're on the go!
One of my all-time favorite foods when I visit a Mexican restaurant is the tacos al pastor. I wanted to learn what ingredients are needed to make this delicious marinade, so I'm excited to share the recipe I learned! At this time, I made it with pork, but am excited to try a vegetarian version in the future using jackfruit 🙂
The internet is one of the greatest inventions for information sharing, but it is also known for bringing people together. Online platforms brought Diana and Susanna together to create Global Caveat, a global health podcast that brings guests to discuss topics in the global health sciences realm! Read more about their story.