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Stefanie Jakob

Stefanie Jakob studied sociology and communication science. Today, she works as an editor for Utopia. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and riding her bike.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: Living in the Present

Mindfulness exercises can increase your quality of life. We'll show you how to make mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) part of your everyday routine. Read more

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Coronavirus: 10 Tips on How to Make Best Use of Your Time at Home

Health officials have advised staying at home in order to "flatten the curve." Here are some tips on how to use your time at home best. Read more

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Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method: Tips on Tidying Up

Marie Kondo's method to organization reveals a subtle truth to happiness: Possessions aren't the key. Her KonMari method will declutter your home for good. Read more

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Becoming Minimalist: 3 Methods for Beginners

Letting go of things is often hard. These three methods for beginners will help you on your way to becoming minimalist in just a matter of weeks. Read more

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How to Reduce Stress: 7 Ways to “Decelerate” Your Life

Constant pressure to get as much done in as little time as possible can take its toll. Here's how to reduce stress by slowing things down a bit. Read more

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Cold Brew Coffee: Possibly the Most Sustainable Brewing Method

Cold brew coffee keeps you awake and makes for a refreshing alternative to a hot cup of joe. Here’s how to make your own home brew cold coffee – simple and easy. Read more

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The Amazon is up in Flames – 9 Things You Can Do

The Amazon forest is burning and the world is looking on helplessly? Not anymore: In addition to the thousands of people sharing images throughout social media, we too can take action. Read more