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Karst's Stone Paper vs Traditional Paper

Karst’s stone paper is an alternative to wood pulp paper that offers a superior writing experience and multiple environmental benefits. We don’t expect stone paper to completely replace the traditional pulp paper industry—after all, there are times where some of the properties of traditional paper are an asset. What we do hope is for consumers and industries to change the attitude that refuses to question and innovate, starting from where we write down our ideas. We make positive impacts on the earth by thoughtfully considering our small everyday decisions, starting with what kind of paper we use.

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Practice Resilience Through Discomfort

Resilience is the ability to quickly recover from setbacks. In order to increase our resilience, we must purposely put ourselves in a situation where we will constantly encounter setbacks. We find that a great way to improve our overall resilience is to build it in our bodies and through our fitness. While a lot of resilience has to do with strengthening our bodies and our physical ability, most has to do with mental resilience. By testing our bodies, we have much to gain with our minds. The benefits from physical training can therefore spill over into every other facet offer lives. Not to mention the other health benefits of exercise, but we digress. Some people prefer training with a partner...

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Karst's Key Takeaways from TED2019: Bigger Than Us

This year, Karst was lucky enough to provide a gift to each of the conference attendees and staff. All the speakers, installations, and gifts served the purpose of the theme, Bigger Than Us. The speakers covered vast topics such as equal representation in media, whether fair and free elections are possible, mapping the observable universe, each bigger than us as individuals, but wholly achievable for us as a collective.

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Tips for Creating a Sustainable Home Office

Working from home is more common than ever before, which is having a great impact on the environment. It cuts out the daily commute, deters people buying processed food and cuts down on office resources. But there are ways you can make your home office even more eco-friendly and also save yourself some money! Keep reading to find out some small changes you can make to create a sustainable home office.

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Find Balance by Reassessing Relationships

For the goal this August, we work toward Finding Balance in all the things we do. This may be the hardest goal throughout this year as Balance is a never-ending, constant activity. This is because every person has multiple aspects of their life—a personal life, private life, social life, work life, and more. Each may be key to our sense of fulfilment but not necessarily needed in the same doses. And these doses may change as our lives change, or even more rapidly through the course of the week. Keeping in touch with your emotional and physical needs is important in knowing what we need at any given time. Therefore, it’s important to give ourselves small moments in which to...

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