Inspiration! Roundup: Minister of Loneliness, dignity, askew notebooks, and more!

This Week's "I want to go to there": Saying yes to things!
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Loneliness 

The UK may have its issues right now, but here's a fascinating move: they now have a Minister of Loneliness. Imagine taking human connection that seriously?

Dignity
"You will never regret offering dignity to others."
-Seth Godin

Askew Notebooks

I wish I had thought of this, and it delights me to no end: a notebook called Askew, where every line is hand-drawn. The results are as you must be expecting.

Generous Luck
“Generosity is luck going in the opposite direction, away from you. If you’re generous to someone, if you do something to help him out, you are in effect making him lucky. This is important. It’s like inviting yourself into a community of good fortune.”
– Twyla Tharp

Nature is Huge

The waves off the shores of Tofino, BC are always something incredible to behold, but recently they had a storm that resulted in some spectacular waves and stunning images of the power of nature. Here's one:

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Unexpected Improvements

You know when something simply is the way it is, and it doesn't even occur to you that it could be better until someone makes a change? Enter the newly-designed flushable pregnancy test. Not only does this increase privacy (which can be vital, say, in abusive relationships), but is better for the environment. Cool!


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