Category Archives: habits

Routine to Ritual

I heard this phrase the other day as an ad on the radio in the car (my book on tape ended) and it stuck with me not because it was an ad for playing Keno either. I thought of all … Continue reading

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Six Steps To Less Stress

We all want less stress in our lives, so if we can control in it in any way it should be tried. Stress from other people, jobs, world politics etc, you cannot really do away with so let’s work on … Continue reading

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Shopping

When are a pair of jeans more than a pair of jeans? When you have put a great deal of thought into your shopping habits, your needs vs wants and taken a month off of shopping. When I finished my … Continue reading

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Greening the Mainstream

I will say that we have come a long way in knowledge of the environment and the overuse of chemicals, but organic natural products and services are still on the fringe and more expensive. There are people who say that … Continue reading

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It’s all about the list… end of 4 weeks

I went into this 4 week experiment with no preconceived notions of the outcome. I was not disappointed. I wanted to evaluate my free time, money spent and priorities and I have done just that. First, let me tell you … Continue reading

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Want vs Need, weeks 2 & 3

Now that I am just about finished with the 3rd week of my no shopping experiment, I have some observations to share. Supermarkets have a lot more than just food Drugstores should change their name to “A little bit of … Continue reading

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It’s All or Nothing

This is the type of attitude that puts people off. I have been reading a lot about minimalism, zero waste, environmental issues and going plastic free. There are so many good blogs and ideas around, but there are too many … Continue reading

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