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Mastering the Art of Minimalist Dressing in a Materialistic World of Fashion

The anti-fast fashion movement has been gaining a lot of traction in the past couple of years as consumers are becoming more mindful about the waste and pollution generated by the fashion industry.  Fashion brands are striving to become more sustainable as a result of this trend, and authors like Marie Kondo, with her method of material detoxing, are becoming celebrities in their own right.  Downsizing closets are now a liberating move that many people are making. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t necessarily have to fill a walk-in closet full of clothes in order to be considered fashionable. Minimalist fashion...

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5 Alternative Scheduling Methods to a To-Do List

We all know that FIKA superwomen are hustlers - juggling work, family, fitness and a social life like a #girlboss.  But sometimes we all need a few tricks up our sleeve on how to manage time and productivity within our day, especially when research shows that we get interrupted and switch tasks at least every three minutes and losing an average of six hours of productivity per day.  The following are 5 proven scheduling methods that experts swear by when a to-do list just doesn't cut it anymore: 1. The Time Blocking Method Just as it sounds, this method is all...

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