Luisa (Lulu) Cook

Luisa (Lulu) Cook

Luisa (Lulu) Cook, RDN, is a vegan nutritionist with a background in sustainable food systems and mindful eating. She has been trained as a Dhamma group facilitator with Noah Levine (Dharma Punx and Against the Stream), and is currently a student of Amma Thanasanti (Awakening Truth). She is a householder in the Bay Area who practices the Dhamma as it unfolds in a busy urban home with two dogs, a daughter and partner, and the occasional hip-hop concert. Dhamma Well is discontinued but you can continue to read the column articles below.

Eco-wisdom and Effort

The scope of the environmental crisis may leave us feeling overwhelmed and helpless to do anything about it. According to Joanna Macy, it is necessary

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The Metta of Meals

What would the practice of metta look like if we applied it to eating? The cultivation of an attitude of unconditional friendliness, or metta practice,

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The Best Summer Dhamma Diet

As summer begins, many of us are planning for pleasant events such as BBQs, beach clean-ups, and special Vassa preparations with our sanghas. Others may find

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The Four Truths of Climate Change

When we consider the ever-more-frequent headlines about large-scale devastation wrought by climate change, we see a metaphor for the human experience of suffering writ large.

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