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If you can make somebody laugh, then that is very important

Can't stop watching this Youtube clip of the wonderful couple, Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman.In this time, when so many people are prioritizing material things that don't matter, couples like Joanne and Paul reminds us what is important in life. it's not to contantly chasing after the next thing, more power, status, money, better looks. It's to appreciating what you already have and to have someone to laugh with, share dreams with, experiense things with and to hug.Remember that love conquers all and friends and family will still be there when all material things might not. We need to make sure to show appreciation to the ones that hold us tight and prioritize things that matters, feels right, and good...

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Fashion Revolution week is coming up, join us!

According to the organization "Fashion Revolution" the first step to an eco-friendly fashion industry is to ask the question "Who made my clothes?".   "We believe in fashion – an industry which values people, the environment, creativity and profits in equal measure, and it’s everyone’s responsibility to ensure that this happens. Our mission is to bring everyone together to make that happen." - Fashion Revolution.orgSo, how does it work?Upload a picture of your favorite piece of clothing on your instagram feed. Make sure that the label is visible. Hashtag #whomademyclothes and tag @thedesigner  If the brand that you ask are working with production transparency they should be able to reply your question on instagram with the name of the manufacturer. An...

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Black Friday and all other days that encourage us to buy more than we need.

I over heard two women in their 40's on the train today, discussing Black Friday. One of the women reminded the other one about Black Friday, who responded that she felt very stressed out about it. - I feel like I have to go and buy things today but I really don't need anything.So, we're living on a planet that is dying. The air is contaminated, the water is contaminated, we see neurologic diseases (and other diseases) increase every year and all this has to do with consumption. The prices we see today are not realistic. They are not sustainable and almost all productions are being rushed to keep up with today's consumption behavior. And how do companies rush their...

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Swedish Stocking's Eco-friendly pantyhose, right in time for all Christmas festivities, Welcome to Pjoki

We didn't know that each year two billion pair of tights are produced, worn once and then discarded. Less did we know that Nylon yarn, which is currently used to produce most modern pantyhose, is created from an enviromentally harmful petroleum-based manufacturing process that leads to carbon emission that is not only bad for our planet, they don't last. The founders of Swedish Stockings believe that the world needs more innovative and environmentally conscious products to lead the way, and so Swedish Stockings was launched. A forerunner in sustainably produced nylon stockings, Swedish Stockings produce beautiful pantyhose from recycled yarn. Their factories engage in sustainable practises including the use of environmentally friendly dyes, post-dyeing water treatment and the use of...

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