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[Books] How is the KonMari method related to purposeful living?

Kondo Marie, creator of the KonMari method of decluttering and organizing, has created not a cleaning method but a philosophy to live out. Her revolutionary discard-then-sort system is infused with the values of mindfulness, optimism, and simplicity, which then naturally overflow into one’s everyday living. Continue reading

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How is hoarding un-purposeful?

Hoarding can come in many different forms – physical, digital, emotional and financial. And they’re all against the tenets of awareness, even if said hoards are supposedly tidy. True organization is simple and purposeful, and to truly deal with hoarding is to deal with the personal mindset and standards on things, vis-à-vis purposeful living. Continue reading

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[The Market] Portable hygiene, aroma, and the earth in one

When there’s no soap and water available, use a hand sanitizer to clean your hands in the meantime. If you want to avoid any kind of harmful or inebriating chemicals, turn to an all-natural sanitizer – Human Nature’s Spray Sanitizer is one, conveniently packaged in a refillable and very portable 50mL spray-type bottle. Continue reading

Awareness / To Nature / To Others

Going Christmas shopping? Buy local or sustainable

Even the things you consume can reflect your state of awareness! Especially this Christmas season, why not be more mindful of the things you buy – where they come from and how they are made – for gifts to your loved ones? Not only would you make your loved one happy, you’d also make a small-time business and their stakeholders happy: the best Christmas gift you can give them. Continue reading

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Coming home yet journeying again: Personal CSR at its finest

The 5th Philippine Conference on Research in CSR held last 28 September 2015 was the culmination of a five-part program by the Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation that formally launched the concept of CSR 3.0, or Personal Social Responsibility. In practicing CSR 3.0, we are called to undergo personal transformation and always do more than expected, down to and especially the smallest actions. Continue reading