One would think that with the advent of personal computers and digital files that we would be consuming way less paper than we did in, let’s say, 1960. It’s a nice thought that might help us to sleep better in our ignorance.
This summer I creep-crawled onto Facebook and into my social circle. Then I dove in. Then I started to drown. There I was again, weighted down by FOMO, angst over friends’ political positions, and guilt over spending any time on social media at all. I have to be on Facebook for the purposes of my …
Ever spent too much on eating out? I have. Here is a challenge to get your food budget back on track. Let me re-introduce you to…your pantry.
If we let it, mid-life can be a place of purgatory. We aren’t old enough to be free of work and we are too old to start something new. So how do we live a better life? A happier life? A more grateful existence?
We tend to use our bookshelves like bumper stickers. As in “Hey everybody! I’m literate and we might share values!” However, unless it’s something that is picked up often and read like a bible, it probably has little place in your current life. Why live seated next to the guilt of an unachieved dream?
What we ended up with, at the end of a deep dive into our cupboards and our cooking ambitions, was a pretty simplistic list of tools that get food on the table and make life easy for us. Your list might look different. That’s OK.
Too often I’ll see my kids abandon toys after mere minutes or start piling toys near them but then not play with what they have so near. This made me curious enough to do some research on the subject of how many items a kid needs in a playroom.
Zero waste can happen for the rest of us. Still, you can’t go from 6 thousand to zero in no time flat just like you can’t go from 0 to 60 in no time flat. Your tires will burn out or you will get tired. Oh so tired. Here are some solutions for the rest of us.
Over the years, I’ve had to develop a short list of ways I can still look like I have a semblance of a healthy life without the ability to “give 110 percent” to fitness.