Do you end up doing loads of fixing for loved ones during the holidays? Turn these moments into something great for everybody, by asking friends and family for a donation. Your ask and their donation reinforces that repair and maintenance have real value for society.
With Black Friday coming this week, we discuss whether more people buying more shiny new stuff is really an indication of a healthy economy, and what to make of conflicting “consumer confidence” headlines.
This clickbait headline caught our attention: “Suck it, Hippies: Study Shows Material Gifts Can Bring Happiness”. But we need greater insight than a six-week psychology study.
Why not give the gift of a simple promise to help a friend or loved one repair something in 2013? You could either include this in a Christmas card, or present it with a gift as a “personal warranty” for the gift, or you could fold up and drop in a stocking. We’ll be handing […]