Compassion Fatigue? Here’s What To Do About It

Do you pull a long face when someone tells you that kindness pays, or to pay it forward? Do you feel out of it when someone tells you that it is your turn to volunteer for a good cause? Perhaps you have compassion fatigue. What Causes Compassion Fatigue? Compassion fatigue is a paradox of sorts.…

Guitars For Sale: Getting Literal Retro Goods

No instrument exudes the “cool” factor better than a guitar. There is something gripping about witnessing a person carrying it and gracing it with his fingers, effortlessly. Anyone can learn this skill, but the knowledge is expensive. A brand new guitar can set you back at least one or two hundred dollars. Fortunately, working, second-hand…

Bluebell, The Sound of Gratitude

I love bluebells, don’t you? We hear that we must see gratitude in all things, but that is a tall order when the tide turns against us. Being grateful to the Powers that Be, when the chips are down, is near to impossible for anyone. And that’s what the Bluebell does best. This thought raises…