community garden

community garden

“There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.” – Idowu Koyenikan

Why do volunteer work when you can use the time for other things? The answers may vary, but in the end, it all goes back to the impact you make in your community. And if you have ever considered the idea of volunteering in your neighborhood, here are some of the best books worth reading that will inspire you to volunteer.

Community: The Structure of Belonging by Peter Block
Many communities across the globe, especially in urban areas, are often characterized by detachment and lack of engagement among the people who live there. Unlike in closely-knit communities of old, many who live in the same neighborhoods nowadays may not even know the people living around them. In this book, the author explores ways to build healthy communities.

Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities by Diana Leafe Christian
Creating a Life Together provides information and handy guides in creating intentional communities. From leadership to vision-setting and everything in between, this book offers insights and practical know-how in building model communities.

The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-it-yourself Guide to Placemaking by Jay Walljasper
The Great Neighborhood Book explores various ways to create positive change in communities. From transforming neighborhoods into a beautiful and safe place to developing economic opportunities and more, this book can be a big help for people to take action and be part of creating a vibrant neighborhood.

home

What’s your ideal home?

Will it located somewhere near the ocean? Will it be packed with wood furniture? Most of all, will it only for you or for your family?

Contrary to popular belief, finding the perfect home should never be that hard – especially if you’re someone who might seem to take a long time before completely adjusting to a new environment.

You just need to be willing enough to consider every option given to you in order to choose the best one out there; patient enough, as well as to see every option given to you in order to choose the best one for you and wise enough to experience every option given to you in order to choose the best one for you.

Even more so, you can find the perfect home by:

Getting A Property Adviser

Contrary to popular belief, finding the perfect home is actually made easier when you get a property adviser. This person is the one who will brief you on all the requirements needed to make a purchase, as well as advice you on any other requirements need to make a final purchase. This person is even the one who will brief you on the kind of property that is well-sought in the market, as well as the kind of property that is perfect for you.

Looking Around Carefully

You’ll never know. That street near the current house you live in is being sold for a lower price than usual and is perfect for a family of four people. You’ll also never know. That corner near the current office you work in is being sold for a cheaper price than others and is perfect for a family of six people. You’ll even never know. That new building near the grocery store you frequent in is selling bachelor pad units that are perfect for single people.

In the meantime, check out these historic homes for sale in Kansas…