We all crave to understand and be understood. Join me this month to read ‘You’re Not Listening’ to find out how to do it better. Continue reading February Book Club: A manual for better communication
How could I balance feeling like myself again with protecting myself from falling back into the body obsession abyss? Continue reading What happens when health and recovery get in a fight
I’m almost halfway through my year of not buying clothes. What’s changed? Well, going cold turkey has completely shifted my mindset on shopping. From spending hundreds of dollars every month to nothing at all, this was a shock to the system to jolt me out of my bad habit. At this six month milestone I have set myself a new challenge: learning to sew my … Continue reading What you discover about your body when you sew your own clothes
The end of a year, end of a decade too. A prompt to reflect on all that we’ve done, on what’s changed, on what we want to do in the next year or ten. The end of this year also coincides with my year of no new clothes. Five months in, seven to go. I’m happy to report that it has got easier every month. … Continue reading Reflecting on five months of not shopping
This new form of fast fashion could just help us have our cake and eat it… Continue reading Why the new fast fashion might be more eco-friendly
Last Friday I woke up in my sleeping bag, on the floor of the wharenui (main meeting house) on Wairoa Marae in Tauranga, where I was learning more about the Māori economy, business, and the Treaty of Waitangi. My key takeaway from my stay was that whereas western businesses’ metric of success is the bottom line, for Māori businesses there are multiple, interwoven goals: social, … Continue reading Black Friday deals: what’s the damage?