homeless, project, social initiative, sharing, mindfulness, love, society, community

Bring What You Want (or nothing) and Take What You Want (or nothing)

A beautiful community love initiative is being met with great success in Buenos Aires.  Titled, ‘Bring What You Want, Take What You Want’, it invites and allows people to share items they no longer use or need with others.  This extends the life of the goods being traded and diminishes the incessant need to purchase new items and consumption via consumerism. The scheme enhances social interaction, drawing people out from within their local communities to talk and share with one another, strengthening trust and consideration. Tierramercica media reports (8th September 2013):  ‘Disillusioned with an economy that promotes individualism and ruthless…

Giving Love to You

Wisdom lies in finding your own truth – Series 2 Am often inspired by things I read which cause me to reflect upon what is being shared.  The most reflective pieces are usually those written from a writer’s heart; when they share their own truth – and Jamie Catto’s blog recently did just that.  It led me to reflect upon giving love to oneself. Through life there is often much focus upon pleasing others.  Perhaps this begins in early childhood.  When we make our loved ones laugh, or we do what they ask of us – they are happy, they…