20 Hidden Gluten Traps

Gluten ahead, celiac disease patients Luckily, I do not have any food allergies. I eat gluten (in moderation, whole grain and organic whenever possible) – bread plays a significant role in the European kitchen.  But once you have celiac disease you will have to stay away from gluten for the rest of your life. It is not always obvious that products contain gluten.  Many arguments why we all should not eat gluten are in this article HERE I bet you did know many items from the 20 products below actually contain gluten:  Potato productsPotatoes are gluten free. But they are mixed into many ready-made potato pancakes, croquettes, and such contain… Read More

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True Cost Accounting of Food Production

The true price of cheap food Food is dirt cheap. To be exact: it is too cheap. The real costs are way higher than the prices we pay in supermarkets and at discounters. The ones paying the bill are our environment and people that are being exploited for the cheap production of food. True cost accounting is a trend I like for once. Do you remember my article “Why our food is too cheap“? If not just follow the link because it contains lots of detailled info on the subject. Weekend – Cheap end The weekend is approaching, and supermarkets are outdoing each other with discount prices. A pack of… Read More

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Stay True To Yourself A**hole?

Keep it real? “Stay true to yourself” is great advice. Or not? Does that apply to stalkers, child molesters, psychopaths, sociopaths, liars, intriguers, thieves, drug dealers? Hmmmmmm Are liars, intriguers and thieves aware that they are scheming and fraudulent? Or do they put lipstick on the pig and convince themselves that they have legit reasons for being unsocial and who they are? Blind spots, sick people, the mean world and even meaner circumstances and such … they always find someone else to blame. They might break into your house or your computer .. but whatever they take – they never take responsibility for their actions. Well, if these unpleasant people… Read More

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Podcast, Project Phoenix Emotional Intelligence Training

Good day, Ladies and Gentlemen, Guten Tag, meine sehr verehrten Damen und Herren (; Quick update: A new podcast episode is out (available on iTunes and Google play but it takes about 2 days longer until they updated my podcast) Project Phoenix EQ Training Update: This Saturday we will learn about the default state of the brain. And how it matters to your happiness, career and quality of life. Project Phoenix – Default State of the Brain from Aurorasa Coaching

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Short Life and Long Death of Hector Garcia

The price of obesity The tragic and short life of Hector Garcia During his bad times, Hector´s weight was around 650 pounds. In better times it was 425. Thanks to Lisa Krantz for the documentary this article is based on.  His nursery became his jail Ten years before he died Hector Garcia hid from the world in his playroom. He was 39 years old and his weight was nearly 665 pounds. He could not live alone anymore. His weight burdened his bones so much that every step was a risk of breaking his bones. How could it get to this? Hector Garcia said: “I never learned to be happy other… Read More

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