The life-changing magic of tidying up: The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo

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I’ve just read the weirdest, yet most amazing book: The life-changing magic of tidying up: The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo (KonMari).

Ehh, whaaaat?

You might wonder how a book about tidying and cleaning (blah, blah, blah) can be described as “amazing”…oh, but it is. In fact, it’s even inspirational.

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Book #11 of the 2015 Reading Challenge – Mr. President: George Washington and the making of the nation’s highest office by Harlow Giles Unger

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Last month, I went to Washington D.C. It was my first visit to the US capital, where I spent 4 days immersed in history, culture and art – loving absolutely every moment of my visit. It was an interesting trip and one that I’d recommend to anyone who’s the least bit interested in American history and culture. Continue reading

A Social Strategy: How We Profit From Social Media

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Seeing that social media is such a big (natural) part of our lives by now, and that I use it a lot in my own business, it only seemed reasonable to start reading more about it in order to perhaps (hopefully) understand its “ins and outs” better. So when I came across the book A Social Strategy: How We Profit from Social Media by Mikolaj Jan Piskorski, it looked like a good place to start. Continue reading

Jesus Land: A Memoir

If you want to know what hell on earth is like, just read the incredibly haunting story by Julia Scheeres called Jesus Land: A Memoir. The novel is her personal memoir of growing up in a very strict religious home with unloving (“She has never told me she loves me, or drawn me to her in an embrace. Never touched me with tenderness whatsoever.”) and unforgiving parents who put God, Jesus, religion and missionary work above anything and anyone else. Continue reading