appreciation

Silly Sounding, but Simple: Use Your Stuff

It's such a simple idea, but one that has taken me years to really learn — to get the most enjoyment out of the things you have, use them.

When Something Breaks, Should You Repair or Replace?

The common line is that it's better to repair than replace, but that's not always true. Here's how to figure out what you should do when something breaks.

25 Ways to Say Thanks

A sincere "thank you" can mean a lot — here are 25 wholehearted, creative, and frugal ways to make it happen.

You're Doing It Wrong, Moron: 5 Tips for Giving Better Compliments

Receiving compliments is easy. But giving legitimate, thoughtful compliments is increasingly rare in an era of instant, faceless communication.

How Wealthy Are You Beyond Your Bank Account?

On my previous article about working to death I found a pretty long comment by a woman named "Jen" who has a husband that works seven days a week to provide for his family. This l