an empty bag : shopping for “more”

Have you ever gone shopping? Ha, what a question, right? Of course you’ve been shopping. But have you ever been shopping just to shop? Yeah? Me too.  Usually, I’m looking for something – anything – to lift my spirits, as if a new bra has the power to alter my daily reality. But then I…

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moving towards simplicity – my story

NOTE: I originally wrote this post on January 30, 2020. The first month of this new year brought its fair share of challenges – ones that forced me to reevaluate my intentions for the year and what I truly needed to sustain my own humanity. In light of the worldwide change being brought on by…

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true cost.

Women and children are dying in factories in Bangladesh. Cambodian factory workers are being killed in the streets while they protest for a living wage salary. Buildings are collapsing on top of the people working inside, simply because the factory owners refuse or can’t afford safer conditions for those people working 12-hour days to sew…

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