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Counting My Blessings

You’ve probably heard of a study that was conducted, where recent lottery winners and recently disabled people were asked about their happiness. Obviously, the lottery winners were ecstatic, and the disabled people were miserable. However, after only two months, both … Continue reading

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Green Year’s Resolutions March: Conclusion

I’m a bit late in posting this. Where does the time go?! I decided to repeat or continue February’s resolution, since it didn’t work out the way I wanted to. The goal was to reduce our energy usage by 10%, … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi, Kintsugi And My Old Socks

This week I learned a thing or two about Wabi Sabi; a Japanese world view/aesthetic based on accepting and even appreciating transience and imperfection, rather than resisting and rejecting it. It seems to focus mostly on personal imperfection and the transience … Continue reading

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