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What the heck is sliding scale pricing? And Why Okay Shoe doesn’t run sales

What the heck is sliding scale pricing? And Why Okay Shoe doesn’t run sales

September 24 2020
Okay Shoe is actively challenging the wellness and art industry to be more financially and physically accessible by catering to the needs of those from a diverse economic status. By adopting a sliding scale retail pricing model and engaging consumer mindfulness, we are broadening the market that we are able to serve. Accessibility can change the world through mindfulness and is the how and the why of the intentions and creations of this business model. Okay Shoe is dedicated to creating products that are financially accessible for our audience. Art should be enjoyed by all, and by creating a transparent and sliding scale art practice. Art is for everyone to make and enjoy. Even you!! 
The difference between Tarot and Oracle decks

The difference between Tarot and Oracle decks

August 6 2020
Oracles are the wild west of decks. They come in many shapes and sizes, for a variety of purposes and applications and with a multitude of formats. The idea with oracle decks is to use the tool of chance and randomization to light up an idea, concept, or symbol and derive meaning from it and the synchronicities. Oracles are like a more robust magic 8 ball, or a poetic roulette wheel. There are overwhelming amounts of oracle decks but I’ve chosen a handful to talk about here.
Decolonizing self-care: actions for radical rest

Decolonizing self-care: actions for radical rest

July 15 2020

Self-care has existed since human beings realized we need to take care of ourselves in order to survive, long before Gwenthy Paltro decided she gave the world yoga. Capitalism shows us that self-care is personal. A bubble bath from this shop, face mask from another and a $15 glass of wine on a Friday night is the ticket to bliss. Capitalism teaches us we must consume things (built on the backs of others) in order to feel good about ourselves. 

I'm not here to hate on baths and wine. I am an avid bath lover and a rosé aficionado myself. But what can we do after that candle goes out and the bathwater gets chilly? How can taking care of ourselves be beneficial to the world? If the personal is political, how can we use our personal self-care practises to benefit the world politically? Or better yet, how can we use self-care, for community care? 

When we can take better care of ourselves ‚Äď whether that is with bubble baths, yoga or therapy ‚Äď we can also take care of others, and we can go out and do the hard work of changing the world!