Author: Nina de Haan

My sustainable clothing journey
Body, Sustainability

My sustainable clothing journey

For years I've been on a personal journey towards more sustainable clothing in my wardrobe, and I've been writing about it here on this blog. Admittedly, writing about it feels a bit silly, but I do it because I know I'm not the only one on this journey. I believe…

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The intimacy of clothes
Body, Relating

The intimacy of clothes

I keep writing about clothes, because I find clothing to be very intimate. Here's why. You've probably heard the phrase 'women supporting women'. When I heard it the first time, it referred to how clothing connects people. It referred to how garment workers and people wearing clothes support each other.…

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How I love my anger
Inner growth

How I love my anger

Do you remember the first time you were angry? I don't. I do remember that my anger wasn't tolerated. As if every sign of anger had to be neutralized, just as the other more difficult emotions. I remember one time I was angry and slammed the door of my room.…

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An update on radical honesty
Inner growth, Relating

An update on radical honesty

My homepage says that I practice becoming more radically honest. You may wonder what the heck I mean by that. Am I just walking around bluntly telling people what I think of them? The answer is no, not quite! But I am practicing being more honest indeed and to do…

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The easiest year to not buy new clothes
Body, Sustainability

The easiest year to not buy new clothes

If there was ever a year in which we were prodded to re-evaluate our clothing consumption, it was probably from spring 2020 until now. This may have been the easiest year to not buy clothes. Why is that? And why would one not buy clothes? Read on to find out.…

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