Spring Cleaning – But Does it Spark Joy? – Part One

Yep, it’s that time of year: Time to open and clean windows, flip mattresses, clean bedding and pretty much what-ever-cleaning-needs-to-be-done-now-that-the-weather-is nicer and we want to get our homes spruced up! But, is it all work or could we have a different kind of motivation behind it this time? A young Japanese woman’s book on decluttering…

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Overboard!

Have you seen the movie Overboard with Goldie Hawn and Kirk Russell? It is a 1987 American romantic comedy film, directed by Garry Marshall, and (don’t judge me) I know every line in the movie. It’s just such a sweet love story with genuine charm, wit and warm energy. At one point in the movie,…

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Where is the Light?

This is the time of year when we turn our thoughts to peace, joy and goodwill. But when I read the headlines or see the news on TV, I become very cynical, sad, angry and even fearful. “How could people treat other people like that,” I ask myself. “What happened to the Golden Rule where…

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