Goodwill is good for employment and the environment

Most of my clothes, furniture, and almost all the consumer products I buy are secondhand, mainly from thrift stores. Thereby I have probably saved about 150 000 dollars in my life. In addition, I have developed a style that looks uniquely mine, for which I have received a lot of positive feedback. Sometimes those admiring … Continue reading Goodwill is good for employment and the environment

Expect less, enjoy more – about happiness in Finland

My American friend Darren sent a link to an article about the results of the latest UN happiness index. My native country Finland was number 1 this year. How come? It cannot be because of the climate. Most of the year it is rather cold and humid, especially in the coastal regions. If the short summer happens … Continue reading Expect less, enjoy more – about happiness in Finland