Avoiding “stuffocation” this holiday season

I've had a link to this article, "Buy less, do more: 5 reasons why experiences make us happier than things" sitting in my post drafts for quite some time and thought that with the holiday season upon us, it's timely. Also I'm a sucker for a fun portmanteau, and "stuffocation" fits the bill nicely. ūüôā … Continue reading Avoiding “stuffocation” this holiday season

Good News for Bookworms: Science Says Reading is Good for Your Health

[note - reference previous re-blogged post on benefits of writing] Benefits of Reading Reading has been linked to an amazing array of benefits, including these: Just six minutes of reading is enough to¬†reduce stress by 68%, and numerous studies have shown that reading¬†keeps your brain functioning effectively¬†as you age. One study even found that elderly … Continue reading Good News for Bookworms: Science Says Reading is Good for Your Health