Anxiety tips: some tricks that might help you manage anxiety a bit better

Anxiety Tips and Tricks Poutine and Prada

If you suffer from anxiety you know how debilitating it can be. Shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, racing thoughts, dissociation, and insomnia, while not life threatening, are scary and have long term consequences on your health. I’ve dealt with anxiety my entire life and, while I haven’t managed to cure myself of it, I have learned some ways that help me manage it so I can get on with things. I hope that this list of tips for dealing with anxiety I have found to be helpful are useful for you.

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Why I’m making the change to a sustainable wardrobe

Sustainable Wardrobe – Why I’m Making the Switch

I usually try to stay away from controversial topics on my blog. I prefer to keep it light and fun. However, our current environmental situation is desperate and I feel strongly about it. I’m making the change to a sustainable wardrobe and I want to tell you why. This post may get a little preachy and I apologize for that. It’s important though, so I encourage you to read on!

The Current Situation

Our current situation is pretty dire. With climate change, overpopulation, deforestation, and pollution we have nearly succeeded in making our home planet inhospitable to human life, as well as to most of our fellow animals. We’ve got a very short time left to make some drastic changes if we want to change our current circumstances. There are lots of things we can all do to help that go beyond recycling.

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Four ways to style a black skirt for the office

In my work wardrobe basics post I mentioned that fact that I think a black skirt is a must-have. Mine gets worn three to four times per week. I would argue that it’s one of the hardest working pieces in my closet.

I’ve pulled together four different looks to give you some inspiration for styling a black skirt for the office. If skirts aren’t your thing I think black pants could easily be subbed in.

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Work Wear Essentials: the Business Casual Dress Code

business casual dress code: Poutine and Prada

Business Casual Dress Code

The business casual dress code. It’s probably the most common office dress code. It can also be a bit tricky to navigate. What’s too casual? Can you be too dressed up?

According to the all-knowing oracle Google, business casual can be defined thusly:

“relating to or denoting a style of clothing that is less formal than traditional business wear, but is still intended to give a professional and businesslike impression.”

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