Posts Categorized: this week i love

This Week I Love …

… these great reminders about beauty, scarcity, and comparison.

beauty comparison quote

By Jackie Diedam, available on mugs and phone cases and more!

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This Week I Love …

everlane

Everlane. And there’s a lot to love.

A blogger and fashionista darling for several years running, this brand proves that sustainability needn’t be stodgy. The fact that trendsetters support this brand may seem secondary, but I see it as a huge part of Everlane’s impact: Right now fast fashion is prevalent, trendy, and supported by mainstream media. When a brand that practices production transparency and highlights its carefully run factories ALSO keeps its pricing accessible and gets worn by tastemakers, it can become an essential intro to conscious consumption for those who might not otherwise focus on eco-consciousness.

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This Week I Love …

jessica smith tv

Jessica Smith TV.

Although I have frequent meetings and commitments out of the house, I have found working from home to be even more sedentary than working at an office. I don’t hustle around to other peoples’ cubes or meet colleagues for lunch across campus. I just sit. And write. And sit some more. While writing. So since the day I became self-employed, I’ve made sure to carve out some time for exercise each day. My preference is to take a brisk walk around my neighborhood while listening to podcasts or books.

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