Lately around me I am being reminded that I need to spend time each day remembering all that I have to be grateful for, a family, a home, a job, grocery stores filled with food that I can afford, the internet, and all the multitudes of things that not everyone has and I often take for granted.
Pura Vida Bracelets started out humbly, two friends visiting Costa Rica came across two locals living in poverty and making friendship bracelets. They requested they make them 400 bracelets, took them home to California and sold them in a local boutique. The bracelets sold so well that a business was born, and now the handmade bracelets give jobs to over 100 Costa Ricans. Furthermore the company has partnered with over 190 different charities and is a member of 1% for the planet, which means every year they donate 1% of their net revenue to environmental organizations.
The Costa Rican philosophy of living a 'pure life' is what these bracelets represent, and while it might be the tiniest reminder, sometimes just one little talisman is all you need to remember to take a deep breath and appreciate life.
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