We’re hard-wired to appreciate it.
It reminds us of our potential.
Our choices remind us of our values
Give pleasure or motivation.
It’s easier to take care of tasks.
Less stress is healthy.
Organization feles powerful.
As physical beings we need room to move.
Controlled surroundings feel secure.
The world is bigger than ourselves.
Sufficiency allows us to welcome other people.
Sufficient resources allow us to relax.
Sufficiency, not extravagance, encourages interaction with community.
Love is how we make a home.
Sharing joy and lending support builds relationships.
Celebrating quirks builds strength.
One great trick for getting your imaginations unstuck is to stop trying to think about the home you have.
Instead, think about the life you live, and how you’d live in some other house. Then you can take the creative ideas you’ve come up with, and apply them to the home you have.
The COLONIAL HOME CHALLENGE is a Getting Unstuck Game for all of us.
Click the link and you’ll see a house description. Then you’ll see plans that use the very same house reused in numerous ways to meet the needs of different families.
Now it’s your turn. Imagine a family -- possibly your own....
How could YOU use the house? If you can’t find a solution for your needs, send us a description.
If it’s really difficult we might try to solve it as a group!