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I’ll go out on a limb here and say a candle just may be the perfect gift. Why? Because candles are the chameleon of gifts. They are a gender neutral gift that can be very personal or very generic and will adapt to every gift giving occasion.
Remember the sheer joy of ripping the paper off the box and staring face to face with your very own Cabbage Patch Doll? As kids, there was nothing better than a gift with your name on it. As an adult we’ve realized that giving can be even more satisfying than receiving. Giving a gift is scientifically proven to bring more joy.
Ahhh….summer. We hear the word, and our mind takes us to a relaxing vacation spot. Normally this time of year we'd be focused on sunshine and fruity drinks with a cute umbrella. Instead we’re in our pajamas eating dinner out of a take-out box. We interrupt Netflix with a news flash that will make you clutch your pearls.
Jake from State Farm is wearing Khakis for a reason. They’re comfortable for the workplace and, as a neutral color, they match everything. The color brown says he’s reliable. His red shirt says he’s confident. Our clothes say more than we realize. Even when it’s not our intention, what we choose to wear says a lot about who we are.
Picture yourself, in your closet, overwhelmed with choices but still feeling like you have nothing to wear. So what does that little voice in your head say? Time to go shopping. Brace yourself. A closet full of clothes and nothing to wear means you need less clothes, not more. You just need the right clothes.