Category Archives: Mindful Hands

Happiness Doubled by Wonder

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”    -G.K. Chesterton   Exciting news! Harmony Moon celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Oh my! Time does fly and it’s been a wild and joyous ride. Here are some highlights from Harmony Moon’s history:   We increased the awareness of

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Thanks for a fabulous first fifteen years!

Mindful Hands is FIFTEEN years old! That’s practically ancient for independent retailers like us. And we couldn’t have done it without you! A big THANK YOU to all our wonderful customers who have helped us not only survive but thrive! We hope to continue to support you in bringing serenity into your lives for at least another fifteen years! We

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Handcrafted Alexandria

As most of you know, the majority of the items in our shop, Mindful Hands, are handmade, either by international artisan co-ops in India, Nepal, and other countries, or by artisans living here in the US. This year, we are proud to join a local consortium of 14 Alexandria-based businesses that offer handmade gifts, clothing, and artwork, or offer art

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Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week, Feb. 14 -20!

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!” -George Elliston; news reporter, poetA simple act of kindness can: bring two people together in spontaneous goodwill create a smile that can go ’round the world increase someone else’s happiness as well as your own ignite a small flame of positive thinking Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week from Feb.

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15th Anniversary Celebration!

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Mindful Hands! We’ve certainly seen many ups and downs over the years and weathered many storms. We’ve also changed our focus several times and expanded to meet the changing needs of our customers. We started out in 1996 as a Buddhist arts and meditation center then quickly expanded to importing Chinese antique furniture,

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