After 28 interviews, I’ve learned that people mostly want four things: connection, autonomy, progress and a peaceful state of mind.
Gifting has an exponential ripple effect.
Before using ready made phrases I’ll pause and think: do they expand or shrink the listener’s worldview? Do they invite or mute conversation? What worldview do they enforce? Better yet, I won’t use them at all.
How powerful are the narratives that we hold others in? And that others hold us in?
To outsmart waste we need to eliminate the very idea of waste.
Consider the Shop of Hope or your local pagoda.
Your guide to refusing, reducing, reusing, recycling and rotting in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Find zero waste communities and zero waste vendors here.
I eat mostly plants because it’s good for my health, animals and the planet.
“I feel in touch with everyone who matters the least and out of touch with many who matter the most to me.”
Design choices that place people and purpose at center of gatherings make them transformative.