Learning Languages Can Change Your Life

Learning Languages Can Change Your Life

If there has been one phrase that’s stuck with me throughout the pandemic, it’s this: America is full of cultural orphans. I never could place the proper label on myself as the daughter of an Iranian immigrant, a daughter incapable of replicating the basic vowels and sounds of her mother tongue. As many of my [...]

WHY SECOND-HAND CLOTHING MAKES THE BEST ECO-FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE

WHY SECOND-HAND CLOTHING MAKES THE BEST ECO-FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE

As a fashion enthusiast, I have to admit, I tend to purchase clothes every other month, and this is a bad habit, especially when I am on a strict budget. I would follow popular trends I’ve seen on social media and purchase unnecessary items simply because they were affordable, convenient, and accessible. The dispensable items [...]

Fashion and Sustainability on a Budget

Fashion and Sustainability on a Budget

As our world becomes more and more sustainably-conscious, it is important that we keep striving to change many of our not so environmentally friendly habits and norms.  This includes everything from the foods we eat to the threads on our bodies.  I love clothes.  As someone who has been studying fashion the past 3 years, [...]

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Have you ever purchased something that you didn’t need but somehow ended up buying it? Well, you are not the only one. So many of us are guilty of spending our money on something unnecessary. The question is: why do we recklessly spend our money on these things? SALES The [...]

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Watching The Minimalists: Less is Now on Netflix made me think a lot about the amount of things I have at home. We are in a world that constantly teaches us that we need more things to be happy. The reasons for working are to buy more things, but is [...]