Inspired by the colored print cottons of India, toile became a hot commodity once the French and English lifted the ban on cotton, despite its negative impact on the the sales of costlier local materials like silk and wool. Plus, since it was already being smuggled in by the Portuguese, the...

I hate being the drama queen and I hate stirring up trouble and most of all I hate possibly having a negative impact on such a company by writing a particularly negative piece. At the same time I feel I have a duty to be particularly honest with all of you and the way this company has...

"Thought Before Action" ~ ~ Last week we spoke about learning to let go of past relationships, in order to not have a negative impact on a future relationship. One way in which not letting go of the past can have an impact on the present or future is that your thoughts or hang-ups on...

My parents went through a messy divorce when I was a wee tween, and it had a really negative impact on holidays for a long time. It took the magic, spirit and energy out of them. Even when the Beau and I weren't dating, holidays were so much better because I was able to spend them with...

Many brands are scared to let customers write reviews because they fear it will negatively impact sales. Anthropologie has fully embraced reviews though, allowing customers to rate items easily, upload pictures, share videos and distill their thoughts down to pros and cons. Even better, the...

I haven't been getting much sleep lately and I'm not sure if it's negatively impacting my skin. While a lot of emphasis is placed on the importance of healthy eating, exercise and proper skincare, getting a proper night's rest is often underestimated in terms of how much of a difference it...

In a Chic Medical Minute: The Negative Effects on Your Health of Working a Desk Job By, Dr. Josh Sandell With so many job positions calling for long periods of sitting at a desk for the majority of the workday, it's no surprise that research shows extended sitting has a negative impact on...

There has been an elevating concern about the soaring cotton prices and its negative impacts on the international cotton textile value chain from fiber to retail. The International Textile Manufacturing Federation (ITMF) stated that the global textile industry is not in the position to absorb...

The impact that rough economic times have on relationships. I've seen time and time again how insufficient income and piling bills can have a negative impact on a relationship...and I've experienced growing anxiety in my own relationship from time to time because of the same thing. Across...

We've all encountered individuals who negatively impact us - those people who drain us of energy, demand more than they can provide, pull us down instead of push us forward, and can turn the happiest of moments into a miserable affair. Oftentimes, whether it's to avoid confrontation or...

 

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