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Featured, Happiness Secrets, Lifestyle

Happiness Secrets – Stop Taking It Personally

Happiness Secrets

The "Happiness Secrets" series will focus on small mentality changes that I've started to implement into my own life, that I've found make me an overall happier person. “It is not about controlling your thoughts, it is about guiding your thoughts more in the direction you are wanting to go in.” - Abraham-Hicks Why do we take things personally? It's really a combination of reasons, one of them being low self-esteem: people with low self-esteem will genuinely believe that someone's actions are a personal attack against them. For example; Friend A calls Friend B. Friend B doesn't answer because they're busy in a lunch/at work etc. Friend A is upset because they don't feel like they're important, and that Friend B must also share that belief. Friend A continues to believe these negative thoughts, while Friend…

Fashion, Featured, Lifestyle

Ethical Fashion + Free Leggings

Fast Fashion - noun refers to the expedited production process in order to get new trends into the market as quickly and cheaply as possible. Examples: H&M, Zara, Forever 21, Topshop   I love to shop, but I've recently learned that the garment industry contributes greatly to our ever growing list of climate issues. According to EcoWatch, it's the second largest carbon dioxide polluter in the world (oil is the first). Not only is our throwaway culture terrible for waste, but a lot of the methods used to make this type of clothing are extremely toxic to the Earth and to the industry employees. Another big issue surrounding fast fashion is the humanitarian issues. Sweat shops and child labor still exist- Thailand, India, China, Cambodia, Taiwan, Bangladesh, and Vietnam are some of the countries with…