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Nothing New for a Year

I have a long, troubled history with consumerism. For many years shopping was more than a guilty pleasure or slightly shameful habit for me – it was an expression of impulsivity. 404 more words


The Simple Life (Isn't So Simple)

“Living simply makes loving simple.” ~bell hooks

Simple living is all about consciously choosing to live with less material possessions, reduced work time, and sometimes even less technology than the average modern American.

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Wish they'd let me in so I could find out what's behind the green door

Day24 Whole30

6 days to go to thirty day target and I feel like I will get there without too many blips along the way. I feel focused and energised. 701 more words

Life Coaching

First Impressions: The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

These are my first impressions after reading The Year of the Flood (Margaret Atwood; 2009) in October 2009. I will be discussing The Year of the Flood in future essays. 559 more words


Interesting Parenting Idea To Teach Kids About Money / My non-mis-spent youth

My parents did a very unusual thing when I was 12. They decided they were going to give me an allowance, but it was a different kind of allowance. 861 more words

No Poo - Just Water

Recently I have been on what some may call an anti-consumerist rampage, all though I think it has come with a certain amount of hypocrisy on my part. 531 more words


Purge 2 - Stuff

Part of the new era of great health and happiness will be addressing – stuff. Christopher feels that ‘stuff’ is dragging us down, keeping us immobile. 724 more words