Resources for Community

Neighborhood Pop-Up Grocery Project With the Neighborhood Pop-Up Grocery project Austin-area restaurants are now offering boxes of farm fresh fruits and veggies for sale. Produce boxes include 5-7 types of seasonal fruits and veggies – contents will vary each week depending on what’s in season! The Neighborhood Pop-Up Grocery project is a collaboration between Sustainable Food Center, Foodshed Investors and the City of …

How To Navigate Working From Home

By ena ganguly For those of us who are working from home, it can be a lot to stay up to date with deadlines, assigned tasks and projects — while sitting in bed. We may still be feeling the pressure of work, only difference now is, it’s seeping into our homes and mixing in with all these other stressors that …

Feeling All The Feels in the Midst of Uncertainty

By Bryan Garcia (he/him/his) The other day I was on a call with a long time friend and something happened that finally allowed me to face what has been going on these past couple of weeks amidst everything COVID-19. My friend lives in another city, so we are “Virtual Quarantine Buddies” and have kept each other updated on our lives, …

The Healing Power of Music

By ena ganguly I was talking to someone the other day about how much I wish we had a piano or synthesizer at our place. In elementary school, at the end of the day, I would often wait for my mom, a teacher, to wrap up her work. Sometimes, I would make my way to the music room and try …

5 Pick-Me Ups During Social Distancing

By Cali Cooper The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our lives in countless ways. Many counties in Texas are instituting Stay Home Work Safe or Shelter in Place orders  to prevent the spread of the virus. Though staying home is the best option for our physical health, many of us are feeling the effects on our mental health. Staying cooped up …

How To Create A Sleep Routine Starting Tonight

By ena ganguly This is an anxiety inducing time for many of us. I know I haven’t been able to sleep this past week, not only because of my own anxieties, but simply sensing the anxieties and worries of others, and the communities I hold dear. Unfortunately, the less sleep I get, the more sluggish and irritable I become. Things …

Resources To Get Through COVID19

By ena ganguly Only three months into 2020 and we are facing a global pandemic. COVID19, an airborne virus that causes fever, shortness of breath and cough, has directly affected over 60,000 U.S. residents. Times are scary for many of us, especially for those of us who don’t have access to medical care, are not getting paid, don’t get have …

The Connection between Intimacy and Community Healing

By Bryan Garcia As February gets off to a start and Valentine’s Day approaches, we tend to get divided (willingly and sometimes unwillingly) into a couple of different groups. The first may be especially excited to get together with their significant other(s) and bask in the love they have for one another with a thoughtfully planned evening (Cute!). We also …

It’s 2020. Now What?

By ena ganguly Hi, if you are reading this it means you are in the year 2020. Every new year, our world believes in setting resolutions to lose weight, start a hobby, get that promotion, or be more healthy. Like all seasons throughout the year, this too is cyclical and repetitive. And though we make these steely resolutions in earnest, …

A Short Guide On How To Thrive During The Holidays

By ena ganguly We are nearing the end of the year, which for some, signify major celebrations. This maybe a time for you to meet with family and friends and come together for food, memories, and quality time together. Though this time may be tough, relaxing, or a mix of the two, remember that there are steps that you can …