Clutter-free gifting, Happiness, Home life, Relationships

Clutter-Free Gifting and the 5 Love Languages

bouquet of flowers

Last month, I wrote a post for An Organized Life about Clutter-Free Gifting.  The idea behind “clutter-free gifts” is that they are either experiential or can be used up, without leaving  a lot of unwanted clutter behind. This is a topic I continue to be interested in, so I’ve been thinking about how clutter-free gifts work with the 5 Love Languages.

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Relationships, Try this at home

A Simple Way to Handle Unwanted Advice

A simple way to handle unwanted advice

I used to find it stressful to receive unsolicited advice, especially when I didn’t agree with the advice being offered (which often seems to be the case). I felt that I had to explain my point of view and justify my decisions.

One day, I mentioned this to a dear friend, who shrugged and said, “When that happens, I just say ‘thank you’ and go ahead and do whatever I want to do.” Continue reading “A Simple Way to Handle Unwanted Advice”