Community Involvement

There are many ways someone can participate in creating a better community, such as: supporting local businesses, volunteering, donating to local charities, or joining a group like a church, sports team, or other club. Why does it matter? There is research that indicates that people who actively participate in their communities have a higher sense … Continue reading Community Involvement

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A Move Towards Minimalism

I imagine when most people hear the term minimalism their mind first goes to one of those paintings hanging in a museum with nothing but a blue dot in the middle. Now, this isn't the type of art I gravitate towards, but to each their own. However, I do resent it for giving minimalism a … Continue reading A Move Towards Minimalism

Homesteading: A Call to a Simpler Life

If you're not familiar with the world of homesteading you may be picturing a 'Little House on the Prairie' scenario. Let me clarify what I'm talking about. Homesteading is a lifestyle focused on self-sufficiency. For some people, that means having a few backyard chickens, a vegetable garden, and making homemade bread twice a week. Other … Continue reading Homesteading: A Call to a Simpler Life