Exploring With Less

Photo by Fuu J on Unsplash Recently, my parents and I took the kids to Skegness. For those of you who don’t live in the UK, Skegness is a seaside town with tonnes of shops, a large funfair, a beach with a few rides on, and loads of arcades.  As fun as it Continue Reading

A Moment of Reflection

Photo by Marcos Paulo Prado on Unsplash We’ve had lovely sunny weather lately in the UK, and this evening, I sat in my garden in a deckchair connecting with my inner child and doing some colouring.  When I had finished, I just sat and relaxed for a while; no phone, no laptop, no Continue Reading

Longing to Live

Being out in nature really puts things into perspective. We are tiny in comparison. We have lived a fraction of the time of ancient trees. As early humans, we would have used nature, grown our own food, made things from it, and generally not destroyed it. Rather, we were one Continue Reading

Why I Consider Myself An Extreme Minimalist

It’s the second year of writing on this blog, and over that time, I’ve grown while my pile of belongings have shrunk. I’ve written a lot about minimalism and the process of decluttering, but since then, my mindset has changed, what I want has changed, and what I thought I Continue Reading

The Weight of Stuff

I realise it’s been a really long time since I posted on this blog. I can’t deny I feel guilty about that because I was going to post an article on being extraordinary. While I do have the article, I couldn’t bring myself to post it because in the current Continue Reading

Re-simplifying My Life in a Time of Chaos

Being locked down during the Coronavirus has allowed me the time and extra energy to do some deep cleaning. Last week, I decided to go crazy on my living room. I mopped the floor, took everything off the shelves and dusted them, vacuumed the blinds, vacuumed the whole room, dusted Continue Reading

From Chaos to Calm: How To Reconnect With Serenity When Life Becomes Chaotic

Sometimes, no matter how much you minimise, or how much space you’ve cleared in your home, clutter creeps back.  The drawers you so carefully curated are back to looking as if an animal has ransacked them.  The dining table has become a dumping ground once again.  And you don’t know Continue Reading

Healing Your Inner Self – A Quick Check In.

Hi there my awesome readers! This week’s post is a little late because I’ve been swept up in the mania the Christmas holidays bring, and some brilliant festive events, which makes my upcoming post ‘Healing Your Inner Self’ very apt for the time of year. So many people suffer with Continue Reading

How I Learned To Slow Down And Wake Up to The Present

I was reading Bing to my son the other night, when I asked him, “How come you still love the books but don’t watch it anymore?”  He replied, “I’m too old for Bing now, mummy, I like to play my games more now.”  I was shocked, but it wasn’t the Continue Reading