Essential Tips for Selling Household Items Online and Organizing a Yard Sale

Photo Credit: Pexels This is a guest post from Cherie at Couchbasedbiz. Whether it’s time for spring cleaning or you’re just tired of your home being filled with clutter, you can bring order to your living space and make money while doing it. Unwanted items can quickly add up, and Continue Reading

Not a Runner – Starting My Couch to 5K Challenge

When I was at school, I hated PE. Not only did I dislike the physical exertion, I hated being outside in the cold. Inevitably, PE almost always ended up a session of me defending myself from bullies in some way, or my poor skills because I never understood the rules Continue Reading

Tips for Parents to Balance Remote Work and Learning

This is a guest post by Cherie at Couchbasedbiz Working from home with children who are participating in distance learning can be a challenge, but it’s not impossible. A bit of proactive organization, the right tools, and quality time together to unwind can go a long way. Get organized Get Continue Reading

Turning Left- Why it’s Worth Pursuing the Lonely Path of An Unconventional Lifestyle

When you live an unconventional lifestyle, such as minimalism, the journey can be a lonely one, particularly if nobody around you understands.  This goes for anything, whether it’s quitting your job to run your own business, quitting alcohol, getting up at 5am every morning to write, or spending hours sketching Continue Reading

Kicking Writer’s Doubt in the Ass

I’ve been a writer for as long as I can remember.  When I was a child, my parents bought me a typewriter with those tall keys you have to really press down on to make the letter print on the paper. Later, they bought me an electronic one where you Continue Reading

When Others Don’t Get It – How to Live The Life You Were Meant to Live

When you live a counter cultural lifestyle people will have something to say, usually by those closest to you.  As I’ve become more and more minimalist, one of the silliest comments said to me is ‘’you won’t be happy until you’re living in a cave and shitting in a hole Continue Reading

Stuck Inside – Ways To Beat Boredom and Maintain Your Mental Health

It’s like something from an apocalyptic movie;  a pandemic has been announced, countries are in lockdown, people are isolating themselves for months, and businesses are struggling.  In times like these, it’s easy to panic, and it’s easy to lose sight of the good things around you. And if you’re self-isolating Continue Reading

Starve Your Inner Critic and Claim Back Your Power

Almost everybody has an inner critic, that snide, sniggering, scoffing voice at the back of your head that says you aren’t good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, strong enough, or deserving enough.  And let’s face it -with all the ways we have to compare ourselves to everyone around us nowadays, Continue Reading