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Is it worth it?

I’m reading a lovely book called ‘Sucking Eggs- What Your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Going Green’ by Patricia Nicol. I saw in my local library and the title immediately grabbed my attention! 655 more words

Minimalism

The 30 Day Buy Nothing Challenge

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This is a topic I’ve been wanting to cover for a long time and since July starts tomorrow I’ve decided the time has come. 554 more words

Life

Vacations are for Slackers . . .

It’s summertime – have you taken a vacation yet? A recent national survey claims that 42 per cent of working Americans didn’t take any vacation days in 2014. 689 more words

Commentary

Less Means More

Recently, I’ve decided to listen to at least one TEDTalks per night as part of my self development and continuous learning. One talk I’ve come across with is a talk entitled A Rich Life with Less Stuff by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus . 768 more words

Abundant Mindset

Built to last

I’ve just inherited a beautiful sideboard that was my maternal grandmother’s. It’s as good as new. I think it would cost a lot to get something that solid these days. 129 more words

Poetry

Ideological Purity

I get exasperated when I read someone insisting dogmatically upon ideological purity. No such purity exists, as we are all participants, in varying degrees, in the characteristics of global civilization. 485 more words

Culture