The Nerd’s Guide to Thrifting, Part VII: Don’t leave your final decisions for the last minute.

This point has come up in other parts in the series, but it deserves its own section in further detail. There are two optimal times to make a decision about whether to purchase something, and neither are in the checkout line while you’re running late to your bestie lunch date. 1. The first optimal time… Continue reading The Nerd’s Guide to Thrifting, Part VII: Don’t leave your final decisions for the last minute.

The Nerd’s Guide to Thrifting, Part I: Trying to keep a broad perspective.

This is the first in a six-part series on thrifting that I am so excited to share with you! I've been a 'serious thrifter' for the better part of two decades now, and between my embarrassingly large amount of time spent in thrift stores all over the United States, plus my passion for psychology, I'm hopeful that I'll be able to contribute some original thoughts to the subject and that it may be of help in some way. Click the image to read on! (If you want to take on the whole 6 part series at once, click 'The Nerd's Guide to Thrifting' in the top menu!)

The Dark Side of Ethical Fashion & Minimalism

It seems like an odd place to start off, talking about something so heavy. But it's something that has weighted on me for a long time, and it's so foundational to the way I view the world of eco-consciousness, sustainability, and ethical goods that I feel the need to begin here in hopes that it will provide the relevant background to understand all my future points I might make here on this blog. Click the image to read on!