This resonates so much! I just recently discovered The Ethical Consumer and its a great recourse. One thing Chelsea Fagan said something in a recent TFD video (I think the one about shame surrounding money choices) that hit me really hard since it overlaps with sustainability. She noted that sometimes foregoing fast fashion altogether can be a…
Interesting read, Brad MacDonald! The idea of faking a commute is really smart — it somehow creates a barrier between being in “home mode” and “work mode.” I’m all about the short bursts, too. When my workflow allows, I really like using the Pomodoro Method to split up the tasks.
I love that you mention second breakfast! I make routines when I can — like taking a ginger shot first thing every morning as soon as I wake up. Or settling in with my coffee and a piece of toast (…ok four) when I get to work. Unfortunately, my life doesn’t current allow for consistent routine, but I try to implement some when I can!
Um not exactly… he propositioned me (the colloquial definition, not the literal one lol). He said he liked me and then… got a little fresh. And even though it was a surprise and probably a little over the line… my reaction was inexcusably rude.
Thanks! Yeah sometimes striking up that first conversation can be scary… but I think now, more than ever, it’s really important to show our own and recognize humanity in others.
Agree 100%. It also goes a bit beyond the short term networking and idea sharing — and helps cultivate a culture of “sending the elevator” back down. If you’ve had someone share that kindness with you, you’re more likely to extend to someone else it in the future.