In brief: 7 ways books can change your perspective, without boarding a plane, getting entangled in a deep conversation, or sitting on a psychiatrist’s couch. I encourage everyone to take a minute to give this article a read. See if any of the benefits of reading resonate. Ask yourself how these 7 ways may make […]
Category: Do Good In the World
Do good in the world revolves around traveling consciously, being respectful, and leaving a place better than you found it. It’s about connecting and supporting local businesses, farmer’s markets, and crafters. Of course, we, as travelers, rely on all businesses within a destination, but it’s important to seek out and support the community whenever possible.
Do good in the world is a mantra I support via Nina Zapala.com. I believe we all need to pay attention to our travel habits. Say your please and thank-yous, and practice random acts of kindness. Becoming mindful of another’s cultural ways will help you be aware of your own.
Thank you for visiting, and go ahead, Do good in the world,” every time you travel.
A list of my favorite 50 self- help books
When I need help, I turn to self-help books. The last ten years have been a roller-coaster ride of grand proportions. My life had become a gigantic shit-show. And I say this in all honesty, I died and was reborn. Everything in my life was turned right-side-up and upside-down. Joel Osteen unspooled the story of […]
Shop Small®. Do Good. Buy Local.
It’s here, the shopping event of the year, get ready to Shop Small® on November 30, 2019. Celebrate local Mom + Pop shops, and show them some love by picking up a few holiday gifts. Yeah, I know it’s easy to shop online: no crowds, no jockeying for parking spaces, and the dopamine rush is […]
Christmas In July the Tree Debate
Celebrating Real Trees the Gift that Keeps on Giving! It’s Christmas in July, and I’m celebrating real trees. OK, I’m envisioning real pine trees. I’ve even lit my 🌲pine tree candle. Celebrating Christmas in July for me means binging watching Hallmark Christmas movies. Spending hours on Pinterest looking at all the fun DIY projects and […]