Book Review: “Beat Fatigue with Yoga” by Fiona Agombar

The title Beat Fatigue with Yoga sounds like something one would see on an infomercial, I know. To be honest, I don’t think I’d have even considered the book had it not been recommended by someone with similar health issues. Once I was done rolling my eyes at the title, I found quite a bit of useful information.

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Sweden Shows Us How Sustainability is DONE

The Swedes just keep finding ways to make us look bad, climate-changingly speaking. The small Swedish city of Kristianstad has effectively turned its Nordic back on fossil fuels. In a model that is almost comically sane, efficient, and environmentally-friendly, the city’s source of energy is waste, including (courtesy of the NYTimes) “potato peels, manure, used cooking oil, stale cookies and pig intestines.” The energy plants process the waste to form biogas, which is burned to create energy. This process can also be used on the gases released by landfills, which would otherwise fill our atmosphere. This all adds up to independence from fossil fuels as well as fewer emissions. Read More Sweden Shows Us How Sustainability is DONE