Fast fashion brands are blindsiding us to act for their interest, not ours.

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Photo by Trinity Treft on Unsplash

We fill our closets with cheap clothes we buy on sale.

With clothes we thought we needed but ended up not wearing them. With clothes we love to wear but lose their shape and size in six months. Then we throw them away and buy new ones.

This is us, witnessing the effect of fast fashion in our closets. But the other side of the story is scarier.

Fast fashion is a 1.5 trillion dollar industry producing over 80 billion new clothes annually at the cost of the environment and human health. A model created by Amancio Ortega, the founder…

Activities you can do in less than an hour.

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Illustration: Rina Zhubi/Medium

Self-love is the magnetic energy pulling life in the direction you lead.

Pining self-care and self-love at the top of your to-do list, you find life loving you back. The love you show to yourself draws others and opportunities toward you. Yet, we forget and fall into the habit of planning our days as if we were money-making machines. In our chase for happiness, we keep adding countless extra hours of work to afford new vacations, gear, dresses, or shoes.

We forget to pause for a second, shift attention inwards. Take…

And they are not just for writers.

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Illustration: Rina Zhubi/Medium

Morning pages are a free therapy session.

Free of judgment, they provide the space for your mind to think. Tim Ferris, alongside millions of creative thinkers, uses them to process his emotions and get a clear head for the day.

Julia Cameron, the author of morning pages, presented them as a tool to connect with our inner self. The idea is to use three pages to get into a stream of consciousness writing that will “provoke, clarify, comfort, cajole, prioritize and synchronize the day at hand.” …

Decorating your apartment shouldn’t be expensive, it should be fun.

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Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash

You don’t need to buy fancy paintings and home decors to add colors to your apartment. You don’t have to get lost in the sea of Pinterest DIY ideas either. But, you can explore your creativity and create an environment that reflects who you are.

So, if you are in the mood to create a lively apartment, but not in the mood to spend too much money, here are 3 fun and inspiring ideas you can do.

1. Create a pictorial autobiography out of magazines.

Remember the time when we used to make scrapbooks cutting out magazines? …

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