Why I Quit Social Media

I quit social media  A few months ago I had a battle with my mental health which became the worst it’s ever been, hence why it’d taken me so long to write my next post. I won’t go into details at this time, but it was bad enough for me Continue Reading

Finding Your Purpose and Daring to Live

Image by Лечение наркомании from Pixabay Creativity is something I think most of us are born with, but as we grow older, the expectations of others becomes a huge weight we carry with us, crushing and reshaping our imagination and desires like metamorphic rock.  Some of our deepest hopes and Continue Reading

My Hoarder Past- How Minimalism Changed My Life

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash I’ve been a minimalist now for 5 years – perhaps even longer. Looking around my house now and reflecting on life’s current trajectory, it’s hard to believe I was once a hoarder who sat in my gaming chair with no desire or direction. Tell a lie, I Continue Reading

What Do You Want from Life?

Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash On a number of occasions my husband has asked me what I want out of life. We sometimes have these kinds of conversations when the kids have gone to bed or we’re out on a date night.  My answer is always the same: I want peace.  But Continue Reading

Why You Can Achieve Your Dreams 

Photo courtesy of Kinkate on Pixabay Dreams. We all have them, right?  Famous writer. Rich actor. Respected doctor. Accomplished scientist. Successful parent. Seasoned Traveller. Renowned artist. Popular Youtuber. World-class chef. Talented musician.  As children we’re full of dreams and hopes for the future. If we’re lucky, the adults did their Continue Reading

Decluttering Our Schedules

Image by thatsphotography from Pixabay I realise it’s been a while since I posted; I was burnt out and decided to put all of my focus on finishing my counselling course (which I’ve now done!). At first, I wasn’t sure if to go straight for applying to level 4, but Continue Reading

The Truth About Our Treasures

Photo by Erriko Boccia on Unsplash The less I’ve lived with over the past few years, the more I’ve realised I can live without. I never needed all those gaming figurines to prove I enjoyed videogames. I never needed a huge collection of memorabilia and mugs. I didn’t need shelves and shelves of Continue Reading

Passing on Your Light

Photo by Aamir Suhail on Unsplash I used to hold onto everything. Toys from my childhood, things that brought back painful memories, things I thought gave me an identity, and even people who took away my dignity and self-respect. Then there were the people who had passed. So devastated I was that I Continue Reading

5 Benefits of Less

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Unsplash As I’ve built my decluttering muscles and let go of more and more stuff from my life, people have asked me questions, some curious, and others fearful. The curious wonder what minimalism is and how it is that I’ve got rid of so much stuff. The fearful Continue Reading

Extreme Minimalism isn’t Extreme

Photo by Daniel Hering on Unsplash I’ve been a minimalist for 5 years and over time have found myself attracted to extreme minimalism. Extreme minimalists go all out, choosing to own only the essentials while freeing up their new time and space for fulfilling passions such as travel ,career, or simple peace and Continue Reading