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The Perfect Holiday Gift (video)

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." ~ Dalai Lama The perfect gift is a thoughtful one. If you follow my Econesting blog, you know I …

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15 Ways to Nourish Your Soul

It seems that we try to pack more things to do into our every day but few of these things improve our health or nourish our soul.  Here are 15 ideas to help you bring more joy into your days: 1.  B…

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The Kindness Revolution Day 29: An Anniversary Picnic

My husband and I are celebrating our twelfth anniversary today.  We actually celebrate three anniversaries:  the day we met, the day we exchanged our vows on the beach in the Canary Islands, and the d…

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Kindness Revolution Day 28: Making Aromatherapy Products

I enjoy making natural skincare and beauty products from the most natural organic oils and essential oils.  So today I decided to make a variety of these natural products and ship them to my sister.  …

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Kindness Revolution Day 27: Win Copies of My Books!

I can't believe I'm 27 days into daily gift-giving.  It has been so much easier than I thought it would be.  Sometimes all it took was paying attention to the opportunities for spreading kindness that…

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Kindness Revolution Day 26: Donate Your Talents and Skills

I truly believe that information is power.  I recently learned that a First Nations (the Canadian version of native Americans) community in the Clayoquot Sound region of Vancouver Island wanted to kno…

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Kindness Revolution Day 25: Offer a Coffee or Tea

My husband, Curtis, and I stopped in at our local cafe after a rather hectic day of work.  When we turned around, Dave, the man we met yesterday from Habitat for Humanity, was just arriving.  It seeme…

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Kindness Revolution Day 24: Donate to Habitat for Humanity

My husband spent the weekend cleaning out our garage and shed.  We've been renovating our home and many of the construction materials and fixtures our house once contained have found their way into th…

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Kindness Revolution Day 23: Donate Blankets to Animal Shelters

When I lived in Ottawa, Canada, I saw an impressive act of kindness on Parliament Hill.  Someone had built a large complex of  "cat townhouses" that was set up on the park-like grounds where the Cana…

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Kindness Revolution Day 22: Befriend a Newcomer

My husband and I were at an open house in our community.  We met a lovely woman named Alice from the Czech Republic.  After saying "hello" and the usual introductory words, Alice started to share that…

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Good reminders and some comments.

Thanks for the ideas. I have a lone sweet potato and wasn't sure how I wanted to cook it.