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Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it - Quartz

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it - Quartz
If you’ve ever found yourself buying clothes just because they’re cheap, or if shopping itself has become a form of entertainment for you, I’ve got a proposal: The next time you buy something, spend a whole lot on it. Enough that it makes you sweat a little. The point is to make you pause and ask yourself, “How much do I really want this?” In the US and much of the industrialized world, cheap clothes are everywhere. At any fast-fashion chain store, you’ll find piles upon piles of jeans that cost less than $20. The problem is, all that low-cost clothing is produced, sold, and finally discarded in mass quantities, which has serious consequences for the environment, the workers paid poorly to make them, and even the mental well-being of the people buying them. As a fashion reporter, I like clothes probably more than most. The goal is to spend at least $150 on each item of clothing. Let me explain But it’s enough that it causes me to seriously hesitate, which is the real point. The benefits

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