The Small Businesses We Love With REALLY GOOD Stuff

The Small Businesses We Love With REALLY GOOD Stuff

Happy Saturday folks. We hope your bellies and hearts are still full from Thanksgiving (if you celebrate), and perhaps today we can fill you up even more with this special roundup of small design shops we adore. These are the shops we go to for inspiration, a boost in creativity, and for those exceptional decor pieces that bring in so much character. Many of them are Portland or LA-based and if you live in either area we highly recommend visiting them in person. But if not, we wanted to put their online shops on your radar so you can browse virtually and maybe even find a few really good gifts. Let’s begin.

1. Moon Friend Studio: Jumbo White Speckle Mug | 2. Nightwood Studio: Ambrosia Maple Serving Board | 3. Minimum Design: Ecotool Wooden Planter

Mantel PDX: Mantel has really beautiful ceramics by Portland artists, stunning jewelry, and all-around great finds like these pastel vases. That serving board is functional art as far as I am concerned. The circle handle makes it really special. This is also where Emily got a ton of decor for the Portland Project.

1. Gigi Candlestick | 2. French Floral King Bedcover | 3. Medium Marguerite Pendant Light

Alder & Co PDX: This lovely shop originated in Portland but is now housed in an 1876 farmhouse in Hudson Valley, New York which is quite apropos considering the selective antique and vintage-inspired inventory they offer. They are experts in curating truly timeless …

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New Colorado system will help businesses address workers’ mental well being

Staff at a Colorado construction company, a probation office, area college districts, a money providers firm and Children’s Hospital Colorado have wildly diverse missions, but share a essential commonality: Their bosses are investing in employee mental wellbeing.

“It’s seriously gratifying to get to assist so a lot of individuals by advantage of owning and managing a organization and you get to be a element of a remedy that really helps folks,” claimed Nick Williams, director of functions at Complete Caulking and Waterproofing. “…Some staff have claimed this is the initial time they feel like their mental health and fitness is under regulate.”

The Wheat Ridge-based mostly development corporation is amongst dozens of Colorado businesses prioritizing worker psychological health and fitness utilizing a new online plan developed by regional industry experts.

The Centre for Wellness, Do the job and Surroundings at the Colorado Faculty of General public Health and fitness partnered with the College of Colorado’s Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Middle to develop and start the Workplace Mental Health Module, an online toolkit for companies wanting to increase awareness and improve their employees’ psychological well being.

Because the pandemic, pretty much 50 % of U.S. personnel, 46%, admitted to suffering from mental wellness concerns, in accordance to a study of additional than 1,400 American workers conducted by StanCorp Money Team Inc. The suicide amount amongst the U.S. working-age population amplified 34% from 2000 to 2016, according to Centers for Illness Control and Avoidance info.

Liliana Tenney, the affiliate

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