Can minimalism make you happy? Are minimalists really happier?While for a materialist, buying a brand-new car or TV is a major highlight, a minimalist finds joy in other areas of lifeTo a minimalist, material things are trivial compared to what they value most, which is quality time with family a...
 Procrastination can have a detrimental effect on productivity. You're busy all day long, go home tired, but at the end of the day you haven’t accomplished much – some days nothing at all. Where did the time go, and more importantly, why didn’t you get anything done? With these workday time manag...
Each year young children, especially, think of Easter in terms of the Easter bunny and baskets filled with candy. As parents, you may want them to learn that there’s more to Easter than sweets. Here are a few alternatives to Easter candy you may want to add to your child’s basket this year.Hard-b...
Independent play is one of the best parenting tools you can use. It has so many well-documented benefits for brain development and health, and it teaches your child to be independent.  One of the ways to get started is by having the right toys and know which activities to encourage. Below I’ve li...
From its classic style aesthetic to its cosy hygge rituals, Scandinavian style has been all the rage lately. You can barely scroll through Instagram without seeing someone trying to replicate it. Even Scandinavian kids clothing has caught the eye of the world with its minimalist, chic looks.If yo...
You’ve probably heard about hygge – the Danish concept of happiness, relaxation and well-being. Hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) is a feeling or an atmosphere, and you get it by finding pleasure in the small things. Just being in the moment.As a Dane, hygge is part of everything I do. In the morning,...
Are you searching for a creative way to save money in 2020? Or do you feel like you need a budget re-set after all the cash you spent over the holidays? A no-spend challenge could be exactly what you’re looking for! A no-spend challenge is a quick way to kick start your savings. And it can also h...

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