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A Holiday Gift Tradition That Will Boost Your Resilience

And the provide the perfect excuse to belatedly introduce yourself to your neighbors

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I’ve always felt that buying holiday or Christmas gifts is mostly a drag. It feels forced and expected in a way that, for me, takes much of the joy of gift-giving out of the occasion.




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Rosie Spinks

Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: @rojospinks.

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