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Unexpected growth has inspiring potential.

My snake plant surprised me with a great lesson about how stress can lead to unexpected growth

I am in a wonderful long-term relationship with a snake plant. For the past four years, I’ve somehow managed to keep Planty alive. His survival is significant since, before him, I did not believe I could sustain the life of anything outside myself. Snake plants are great starter plants I still remember my awe when Planty arrived at my […]

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Rothy's pointed flats are stylish and sustainable.

I tried Rothy’s because I wanted work shoes that felt like slippers. Plus they are sustainable fashion.

I don’t really care that much about sustainable shoes. But I do care about comfort and fashion (pretty much in that order), and so I was very curious when I heard about Rothy’s. Rothy’s claim to be comfortable and fashionable and also eco-friendly. (They are made from recycled plastic bottles.) And while a better person would probably […]

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Do not underestimate the value of nail polish perfection.

I used to think perfection was impossible. And I still know I will never be perfect, at least not in the sense of “being entirely without fault or defect.” But perfect can also mean “satisfying all requirements” and “corresponding to an ideal standard,” and by those definitions, I have indeed discovered perfection. In the form […]

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