A Word for the Year: Usephoria

My actual word for the year is calibrate, but one meaning of calibrate (to me, anyway) is to make things a little bit better, and that’s exactly what usephoria is about. What is Usephoria? Usephoria is a word I made up a few years ago and I defined it like this: The joyful feeling derived […]

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How to Avoid Buying Things on Black Friday

How to avoid Black Friday sales.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are designed to thwart our minimalist tendencies. Here’s how to avoid the spending spree. Affiliate links included in a tongue-in-cheek way. Everyone wants you to buy something on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, whatever you want to designate these days of hyper-consumption after the holiday designed to remind us to be […]

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