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Being Kind to Yourself in the Midst of a Pandemic

Being Kind to Yourself in the Midst of a Pandemic

Jomay Amora-Dueck July 30, 2020 0

For several weeks—or even longer, depending where you are in the world—we’ve been finding ourselves trying to gain footing and get used to our new realities, which present differently for each person. When COVID-19

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Plastic Free July: Five Easy Ways To Reduce Plastic Waste

Plastic Free July: Five Easy Ways To Reduce Plastic Waste

Jomay Amora-Dueck July 16, 2020 0

I love the idea of always trying to improve my life and work towards becoming the best version of me that I can possibly be. I’ve been a big fan of 30-Day challenges and

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Here’s How To Get Started With Minimalist Lifestyle

Here’s How To Get Started With Minimalist Lifestyle

Jomay Amora-Dueck June 25, 2020 0

Minimalism is not about depriving yourself of owning things – it is more about appreciating what you already have and get only what you need. By clearing the clutter from our lives, we are

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George Floyd, Filipinos and Racism: We Were So Wrong to Make Fun of Dark, Black People – And We’re Sorry

George Floyd, Filipinos and Racism: We Were So Wrong to Make Fun of Dark, Black People – And We’re Sorry

Jomay Amora-Dueck June 11, 2020 0

I am Filipino, born and raised. But unlike most people back home, I have a fair skin. Maputi ako, so growing up I was used to being called tisay, mestiza, or anak ni Tisoy.

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Here’s Why Living With Less Is Good For You

Here’s Why Living With Less Is Good For You

Jomay Amora-Dueck May 27, 2020 0

I did not become a minimalist overnight. In fact, it took me several years to fully understand the concept and to finally let go more than half of what I own. Over the course

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Green influencers: Mothers are powerful eco-influencers, yet they don’t know it

Green influencers: Mothers are powerful eco-influencers, yet they don’t know it

Jomay Amora-Dueck May 12, 2020 0

I’ve been thinking really hard about what to give my Mom on Mother’s Day. Being 65 years old and stuck at home for weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak, she feels helpless and sad. Finding

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5 Easy Ways To Celebrate Earth Day Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Easy Ways To Celebrate Earth Day Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Jomay Amora-Dueck April 20, 2020 0

Did you know that Earth Day is April 22nd of every year? April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. Earth Day was a unified response to an environment in crisis —

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Coronavirus: Here’s how to have a safe, eco-friendly grocery shopping during COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus: Here’s how to have a safe, eco-friendly grocery shopping during COVID-19 outbreak

Jomay Amora-Dueck April 7, 2020 0

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are observing safe practices to avoid the risk of spreading the disease. People are advised to stay at home, practice physical distancing and wash

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