I’ve recently written about how we can become generous with our resources, not just with our stuff. I’m a huge fan of giving great gifts (no, not gift cards, gifts)– and will spend hours looking for the perfect present. And despite the absolute over-commercialization of the winter holidays, I cannot help but adore holiday window decorations; actually, I’m already excited. So no matter how minimalist I become, I’ll never surrender the joy of gift-giving….Continue Reading
I recently read an op-ed in the New York Times that encourages us to look closely at the lives we portray on social media– and question whether it deprives us of true happiness. Envy, the author says, often drives or proceeds from our portrayals of perfection in cyberspace; not only do we desire to imitate others, we also desire to outdo others. And in the meantime, we are missing out on real life.