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The Value of Mundane Sadness


I’ve been pretty sad lately. A smile feels forced, I’m tired, and my chest feels heavy and aches. I don’t want to look people in the eyes because I know they’ll see it. Some of my sadness can be explained by recent experiences with loss, disappointment and the passage of time. Most of it, I

Sustainable Growth Creates Joy


Joy is an uncomplicated word.  It’s the feeling of goodness that comes from being fully alive.  And it can be present regardless of circumstances – pain or pleasure.  Wouldn’t it be cool to create joy all over the place – at home, at work, in the community and in ourselves?  One way is through lasting