I believe that this tough economy is creating opportunities to change for the better! Earlier I talked about being downsized and how that change might inspire you to start living the life you want, but it is also a chance for us as a whole, to help change our community and our whole way of life.
I believe that we all want to have peace, love, friends, and family in our lives. What if we shifted our perspective and wanted less. Simplified – We would not need to work two jobs, we would have time for our family and friends and ourselves. Which would create more joy in the world, and then we would all live healthier, longer, and happier lives.
I thought about what if we took this a step further and we created real communities where everyone really cared about the betterment of all. I then stumbled upon www.timebanks.org . Now I have to say that I know nothing about this organization… I just looked at the site and I loved the concept of what they are doing. The concept is that everyone has something to contribute and everyone usually has a need as well. So you may contribute your time doing something for someone and that hour will go into a time bank, and then you would have a time dollar for someone to do something for you.
Time Banks Mission:”Strengthening Communities through reciprocity” Sounds like a good idea to me!
Just a thought!