At a time when many people are expressing lack–lack of work, sundries, hand sanitizer, or a good haircut–I’m surprised to hear people say “….timebanking is a nice idea, but that’s not how the real world works.” Why not? Maybe social
How can you timebank while sheltering-in-place? Think “services”. Earn/spend hours engaging in education: teach/learn to interpret art from a diversity of communities, to read music, to speak Spanish, to communicate with American Sign Language, or to sharpen your cooking skills.
I’m bemused when timebankers tell me that they don’t have time to timebank. Who has more time than a timebanker? You earn time doing things for others, and you can spend time you don’t have because time debt is permitted.
A friend remarked that her tall 19-year old son grew taller while in college last year. We’re all growing, all the time, gaining new experiences, skills, and talents. Review your profile, skills categories and offerings. Can you add something new?
Happy New Year! Reviewing my 2018 exchanges, I see how the Timebank made a difference in my sense of community. I enjoyed offering my skill for tutoring and appreciated receiving the talents that other timebankers shared with me. What do
The key to making time banking more popular in your community is to first make time banking central to your life. Many people start their professional day by checking their email. I’m suggesting that time bankers make BACE part of