January, 2009

Simple Living

Inspiration addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’; “It’s about feeling satisfied, not deprived. About filling up, not emptying out.”– Carol Holst, cofounder of Simple Living America, an LA-based nonprofit that offers advice for people looking to “find the satisfaction of enough”–in an Oprah Magazine article.Related links:Tim Kasser’s The High Price of MaterialismSimple Living RevolutionMy Simpler LifeIf you liked…

Jan 5, 2009 · Read More · Comment (1)

Writer and Teacher Tara Lee on Dreams and Self Judgement

Yoga StylistaAbout TaraA freelance food writer and teacher in the English Department at UBC, Tara Lee lives the dream existence (although she sometimes still has to remind herself of that). She gets to be passionate about almost everything she does. Tara posts food, book, and random musings at Literary Culinary Rambles. Roles Sessional instructor, Freelance…

Jan 2, 2009 · Read More · Comment

New Year, New You? Take The Pressure Off

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’;New Year’s ResolutionsThe editor of a website I write for recently asked all of the contributors “What New Year’s resolution do you truly intend to keep this year?” The answers are inspiring and heartfelt, and I was thankful to be a part of the discussion, but my answer is “To practice letting go…

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