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Conscious Buying

Conscious Buying

Taking the time to think about where products come from before we buy them, is part of practicing conscious consumerism. But there’s so much more that goes into this concept than just thinking about where our money actually goes. How will our purchase  affect other people, our planet and animals? Fully understanding the purpose and need of our purchases is the first step.  We see too often how frivolous spending adds to clutter. It fills our homes with unnecessary items that eventually end up in landfills or storage units.  The Fashion industry is the 2nd largest polluter in the world, right behind...

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Conscious Breathing

Conscious Breathing

Most people live life never thinking about how they breathe. But maybe they would if they knew how life changing it could be. Harnessing the power of your breath truly brings health benefits from the inside out. Conscious breathing means being aware and controlling our breath in a way that makes a positive impact on our physical and mental health. With controlled breathing, your body naturally relaxes and sensations increase. This allows for a deep dive into your subconscious - opening up a connection to the deepest part of yourself. Your breath can also energize the body and release bottled...

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Lighter Living

Lighter Living

“Lighter living” is a conscious lifestyle that honors the connectedness of the earth, its inhabitants and resources by actively preserving them for future generations.Elevating your mind brings enlightenment and the conscious awareness that we’re interconnected to everything in the universe. This includes our outward appearance, our relationship with brands that we choose to support, and what we put in and on our bodies. I believe in giving my consumers the opportunity to live consciously by putting the health of their minds, their bodies, and our environment in the forefront of everything they do- beginning with the way they dress. Through...

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Vegan Fabrics

Vegan Fabrics

Sustainability is at the forefront of every decision we make at VALANI.   In the fashion industry, the word sustainability is extremely broad and overused---it seems that every brand has a different definition.  We choose to honor sustainability through the choice of fabrics and materials that we use.  For VALANI, that means working with only plant-based fabrics.  This means no animal-based fabrics, including wool or silk.  While a lot of brands claim to be sustainable, they lack transparency that allows consumers to make educated purchasing decisions. At VALANI,  we’re committed to being fully transparent with you, from sourcing all the...

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