Kakeibo: A new, old-school way of budgeting

Currently “kakeibo” — pronounced kah-keh-boh — has captured America’s attention as a money-saving method. Customary practices ancient and new in Japan continually influence America’s cultural trends. “Hara hachi bun me” is a Confucian philosophy of eating until 80 percent full. “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” by Marie Kondo has motivated many to clean their homes. And, “ikigai” focuses on the reason for being — touted by some as the secret to a happy life. Currently “kakeibo” — pronounced kah-keh-boh — has captured…

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Sunburn do’s and don’ts

Individuals who “cook” themselves, as the character Kramer so famously declared in an episode of “Seinfeld,” can get relief. Sunburns can happen any time of the year, but during hotter summer months, when the sun’s rays hit the Earth at a steeper angle, chances increase for the painful condition. Individuals who “cook” themselves, as the character Kramer so famously declared in an episode of “Seinfeld,” can get relief. However, suffering Kramers often choose the wrong methods to alleviate sunburns. Men’s Health shared “5 Surprising Things That Will Make Your Sunburn…

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Prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide

US Attorney General William Barr shakes up prisons bureau after the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein inside a federal jail. United States Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced a new leadership team at the federal Bureau of Prisons in a shakeup of the agency following financier Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide inside a federal jail in New York. Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, a veteran of the Bureau of Prisons, will return to the agency to serve as its director, Barr said. He named another former agency official, Thomas Kane, to serve as her…

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