Showing Gratitude By Giving by Brenda Thomas Ph.D.

Showing Gratitude By Giving by Brenda Thomas Ph.D.

If we examine our lives there is much for which we can be thankful. There are also many ways that we can give back to show our appreciation. These acts don’t have to be big or involve money.  A simple smile or a thank you are things that we can all do to help someone who is having a bad day feel just a little bit better. We can act as mentors and share our…

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, Margareta Magnusson & Minimalist Living: Decluttering for Joy, Health and Creativity Genevieve Parker Hill

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, Margareta Magnusson & Minimalist Living: Decluttering for Joy, Health and Creativity  Genevieve Parker Hill

Yes, a double book review! Why? These books just go together, aligned in the quest to support the simplification of life by jettisoning possessions. In our American culture we experience constant propaganda to convince us to get the latest of everything. When we are young we are in high gear acquisition mode, ticking off items from the ‘I want’ bucket list. When we get older we shift into low gear acquisition mode, yet we may…