minimalist lifestyle, alternative holiday

Try a Minimalist Holiday

The holiday season can be a rather busy time, and according to a survey from Consumers Report, 90 percent of Americans experience stress over holidays. Holiday stress can lead to feelings of loneliness, depression, and anger. Fortunately, taking a step back and creating an alternative, minimalist holiday experience can help reduce…

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service project ideas, holiday service projects

Holiday Service Project Ideas

Will you open your heart and give a different kind of gift this year? Volunteering during the holiday season is a win-win for everybody. There are many people and organizations within our community that would appreciate your help. By helping others you’ll make new friends and try new experiences. To get started,…

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Christmas traditions around the world, Mindful Living Network, Mindful Living, Dr. Kathleen Hall, The Stress Institute, OurMLN.com, MLN, Alter Your Life

Christmas Traditions Around the World

There are common elements in Christmas traditions around the world like the Nativity scenes and carols, but there’s a lot of the beauty to be found in local holiday customs. We all have our own holiday traditions which are influenced by religion, geography, culture, and local history. Learning about these…

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