Knitting kit review For a while I had my eyes on the knitting kits by We are knitters but was never motivated enough to buy one as I was still fed up with the two sweaters I had knitted in the past. I never wanted to knit a jumper again. But recently I felt a … Continue reading We are Knitters Colorado Cooler Cardigan
How to stop shopping clothes More than six months ago I've started my shopping ban. Now that the six months are over, I want to give you my conclusion and how I managed throughout the time. My goal was to buy less clothes and be more sustainable. I wanted to reduce the amount of clothes … Continue reading After the shopping ban
How can we find happiness? Lately, I have been more thoughtful again. It has probably to do with the fact that my employment contract is expiring in two months and I have to figure out what I want to do with my life afterwards. The problem is that I just don’t know what kind of … Continue reading Happiness?
How to pack only what's necessary when travelling It’s easy to pack too many clothes as it is hard to estimate how much you really need for a longer period of time. Additionally, I often don’t want to restrict myself to certain clothes and instead want to have a variety to choose from. However, it … Continue reading Minimal Packing – Clothes
Tips for a reduced wardrobe It’s a reoccurring phenomenon: Every spring people feel the urge to do a spring clean and free themselves from unwanted things that clutter their life. Just like many others, I felt the need to sort out my closet. The problem with my closet When I watch all the decluttering my … Continue reading Decluttering my closet
How to avoid overpacking As shampoo, conditioner and shower gel can be heavier, toiletries can easily increase the weight of your backpack or suitcase. Therefore, it is important – as with packing in general – to reduce the toiletries to only what is necessary but also to not forget something (although in most cases you … Continue reading Packing the toiletries bag for travelling
Reconsidering fast fashion and setting an example Most people know that cheap fast fashion is produced neither ethically nor fair. The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in 2013, which led to the deaths of over 1000 people, demonstrated that in a most alarming way. For many people it was a sad wake-up call. It … Continue reading #haulternative