Gallagher Farm and Faith - Practical Ways to Manage Nostalgia and Simplify

Simplify Your Life by Managing Nostalgia

Are you struggling to simplify your life but have difficulty letting go of things that hold sentimental value or attachment? I have found myself caught in a tug of war between two worlds. The world of nostalgia and the world of simplifying. I think I’ve always been tottering between these two worlds – even before I knew that simplifying is what I was doing with my life. Maybe you are a saver like me. I guess I started this all-important saving when I took a cue from my mom: each of her children had a shoe-box assigned to them and in that shoe-box went all the baby cards, shower cards, hospital bracelets, and even our …

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Gallagher Farm and Faith - Simplicity Leads to Gratitiude

Practicing Simplicity Leads to Gratitude

Simplicity can make the ordinary things special. This morning I woke up with a smile on my face. This is a big deal for me because I have never been a morning person. You know it’s going to be a great day when you wake up smiling. And not just smiling but wrapped in a moment of joy. It Started with a Dream I was dreaming of one of those long-ago moments that evoked a certain scent, a particular sensation on my skin, and filled me with pure bliss. That moment after giving my babies a bath, drying their perfectly soft skin and wrapping them in a cotton Onesie. Then doing that thing where you hold …

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