Over the past few years I have observed a trend where people are throwing their traditional New Year's resolutions out the window and instead declaring a "Word of the Year" to guide their goals and attitudes.
I recently became certified in Reiki, a type of energy-healing that originated in Japan. Pursuing this training was both personal and professional, as the tools of reiki can be used in many practical ways.
Last summer I came across a life-changing book, "Let My People Go Surfing", by Yvonne Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia. It was an extremely relevant book at the time because I had just embarked on my minimalist journey and had come full-circl...
My personal challenge/ miniature self-experiment for the month of January was Mindfulness. It proved to be the perfect post-holiday endeavor and a great way to start the new year with peace and clarity.