Today’s highly interesting read (12/06/18): This holiday season, $16B will be wasted on unwanted gifts

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Today’s read is  from Joshua Becker, the founder and editor of “Becoming Minimalist,” a website that reaches more than 1 million readers each month inspiring people to live more by owning less. Here’s an excerpt.

Now, before you write off this article as mere bah-humbug, trying to snow on your Christmas parade, hear me out.

I’m not against gift giving. As humans, we’ve exchanged gifts to communicate love, respect, and appreciation for thousands of years. We see gifts being given on the very first Christmas.

I’m not arguing that we should stop giving gifts. But I think we would all benefit by adopting a new approach.

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Read the entire column here.

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (12/06/18): This holiday season, $16B will be wasted on unwanted gifts

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