First, I think we have to know what Fast Fashion is. Fast Fashion is essentially the mall industry of H&M, Forever 21, Zara, TopShop, and any other mass-produced mall brand catered to teens and twenty-somethings. Fast Fashion is also known as the throwaway industry. The cheap industry. The "Ugh, it's already ripped!" industry. It is… Continue reading Explaining the Concept of Slow Fashion
Every time I tell somebody just a snippet of my life story of being abused as a child they always give me the sympathy, "Oh I'm sorry" cards. I think I get their intentions, but honestly... to me it's really annoying! Why do I have to be reminded that there was something to be sympathetic… Continue reading 5 Good Things About Being Abused as a Child!
10:21am Milennial awakens. Milennial does not know concept of privacy or morning routines. Let's post this thought on Facebook. 11:03am Still on Facebook. Posts selfie. I am so pretty. Caption reads: "Here is me next to a bird man stabbing a helpless creature, at MIT." I am so pretty. 11:31am Goes down to get tea.… Continue reading I’m fucking addicted to Facebook. Ode to the Facebook
Ah hum. The pretty face, the pretty face. I suppose I use it for its reason. I am a big fan of juxtapose. My insides, they are not so pretty. But I like to perfect the outer shell as I am. To trick people! Catch them in their act. Assuming me to be as pristine… Continue reading The Pretty Face
The title of this post turned into a piece now published at Eclectica Magazine, the world's oldest online magazine. If they accepted pictures, these would be in there.
I have always been a creative person. I have always been a mentally ill person. Since childhood I was filled with neurosis, counting the tiles and cracks on the sidewalk, cursing myself with superstitions for stepping on the wrong ones. I subjected myself to lots of shame and self inflicted painful mental habits, and ultimately… Continue reading Can Body Movement Offer Therapy for Mental Health Problems?
In the sustainable fashion movement, it is incredibly difficult to be 100% efficient at sustainability practices. There is so much that goes into creating a garment and it involves so many individuals on the production line that there is a low number of companies that are holistically coordinated from the harvesting of materials to tossing… Continue reading Examples of Sustainable Fashion Actions
Throughout my five or so years investigating how to live sustainably, comfortably, and aesthetically beautiful, I've received one consistent criticism: money. I spend time with many low income individuals, and usually their first concern when I mention any new idea of personal spending habits is, "Yeah, but that needs money." So to solve this problem,… Continue reading Shopping Sustainably by Class
The election results are in, and women are becoming outraged and fearful at the initiation of a Trump “dictatorship,”. One of the biggest concerns is the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the defunding of Planned Parenthood (PP). This mania of fear and loss of control can be helped. It would be a true disappointment… Continue reading Autonomous Reproductive Health