Simple Living

Great Swedish-Inspired Fiction Thrillers for Poolside Reading

Long hot days, a gentle breeze, the sound of water gurgling in the fountain…balancing our hectic lives with the relaxation and pleasure of summer.  Is there any better way than curling up with some great reads by the pool? Lately, my days consist of busily getting ready for my much-anticipated trip to my grandparent\’s homeland–Gotland, …

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Two Books for the Appreciators of Simple Living

In a recent New York Times article, writer Kevin Roose noted a new trend that seemed to be sweeping the nation. The working class, after the last year+ of pandemic worries and job loss, are reevaluating their lives and opting for simplicity and flexibility over excess and 60-hour workweeks. With self-employment on the rise and …

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A month-long practice for Renewal and Garden Meditation

May 4 is a day, like any other day, with one exception: it\’s National Renewal Day! To be honest, I wasn\’t even aware there was such a \”day\”…but I love it. I especially love that its the day after National Garden Meditation Day as well. The NationalDayCalendar.com website describes Renewal Day best: \”Observed annually on …

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