My search to buy local, reduce plastic and stay natural for decent quality toiletries at an affordable price turned far more difficult than it should be.
Thankfully, I tracked down some options in my western Canadian world.
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I tried to gently close our room’s heavy wooden door, but its shrill squeal shattered the silence of the guesthouse. “Did the local wildlife wake you up, too?” our friend casually asked. It turned out that minutes before, a mouse had leapt from its crevasse in the stone wall and landed in a bellyflop squarely on her face."
Kudos to Dani, Jacob, Terry and Joshua for setting up a website dedicated to teens for managing their money. Created by teens, for teens. They offer blogs, checklists and a whole whack of information to help young adults get off to a smart start towards financial freedom.
I delved back - way back - and pulled out some of the best learnings in this article. Find out all the details with my guest blog in the link below.
If you feel isolated and frustrated, close your eyes and breath. This you can control. If you feel trapped on a lily pad, be patient. A flower will bloom. The reeds will grow again. Life is in flux. Days are difficult. And each one of us has a choice.
Have you ever wondered how a writer went about publishing a book or what made them decide to switch from a more traditional job to tap into their creative side? And what’s the deal about naming a book?
Order your copy of these two new personal finance books. One is to help young adults learn how to manage their money. The other is for adults who feel they have lost their way. Sift through the clutter of advice with eight simple lessons that matter most to grow your finances.
Nancy O'Hare has lived and worked across five continents and travelled to over eighty countries. Her writing shares insights from her travels and musings about the world around us.