In the news, ethics and development

Hey everyone. Time to share with you some of the headlines that I’ve curated at work recently. You might have heard or read about some of them. Have a great weekend! How the sharing economy is exploiting young workers Brands with a conscience To slut-shame a fifth-grader The largest health insurance company in the U.S.Continue reading “In the news, ethics and development”

Public Service Announcement: a new stance against child marriage

via Care: No one could blame Amaranth Yadav for not remembering his wedding day. After all, he was just 7 years old and still half asleep. What he won’t forget are the years that followed—the anger he felt because his wife, who was also a child, was never allowed to go to school. He resentedContinue reading “Public Service Announcement: a new stance against child marriage”

Friends and lovers, the healthy edition

Being reading up on some narcissism, in an enlightening book titled Why is it always about you? by Sandy Hotchkiss (which I found used at a bookstore in Panajachel, Sololá). The healing has begun, friends: “The tendency is to recreate the dramas of our earlier life in an effort to write new endings, but ifContinue reading “Friends and lovers, the healthy edition”

Leave The Gym Resolutioners Alone

Originally posted on Sass & Balderdash:
We’ve all seen them. There could be one next to you right now on the treadmill holding on for dear life and hiking up a level 15 incline. You may have spotted one inquisitively eying a BOSU ball, wondering what manner of cruel and unusual punishment a semi-circle could possibly…

Georgina Wilkin,former model: ‘What young girls can learn from my anorexia’

Originally posted on the CITIZENS of FASHION:
If You Strugle With An Eating Disorder Learn How To Recover Or Ask For Help At  Beat Here ! An article from The Telegraph @ Georgina Wilkin By Georgina Wilkin, Former model Georgina Wilkin, 23, a former Prada model who has spent the past eight years battling anorexia, talks candidly…