Space To Be Alone

Space To Be Alone

It’s no secret that introverts love to be alone.  Research suggests that almost half of all of us are introverted, including those whose introversion is blended with some degree of extroversion. Those of us with introverted personalities are prone to feeling worn out or “drained” by social interaction, which is why alone time is much […]

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Artisanal Landscaping

Artisanal Landscaping

The Japanese have an interesting concept called ‘shokunin’, which is directly translatable to English as ‘craftsman’ or ‘artisan’. The literal translation doesn’t tell the full story, however – shokunin means not only having the technical skills in the craft, but also implies an attitude and social consciousness, where the shokunin has a social obligation to […]

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