How Minimalism Helped With My Disability

If you looked at me, you wouldn’t see anything wrong. No wheelchairs, no walking sticks, no tubes; nothing to suggest I may struggle with a disability.  But the truth is, I am disabled.  I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME)  which causes unrelenting fatigue, cognitive issues, and sometimes Continue Reading

My Uniform Experiment – How a Simple Wardrobe Can De-stress Your Day

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash For the past few months, I’ve been doing something which the old me would have had a panic attack over: wearing the same outfit 90% of the time. For months.  And nobody has noticed. At least, nobody has said anything.  This outfit consists of a pink 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

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

Create the Bedroom of Your Dreams and Wake Refreshed

The bedroom; a place of relaxation and an escape from the demands of everyday life. But wait!  The laundry basket is overflowing, the nightstand has been dominated by books, coins, and other paraphernalia, the chair is full of two weeks worth of clothes, and you still can’t find that other Continue Reading

Hooray It’s World Book Day – 12 Books Which Have Changed My Life

It’s World Book Day so grab a cuppa, curl up in your favourite chair and lose yourself in a great book. Even if it’s ‘just for five minutes’, I implore you, sit down with a good book and realise that a whole hour has flown by. I’ve always loved my 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

When the Mask Falls – Discovering the Truth About Myself Through Minimalism and Slow Living

Some time has passed since my last post, but truthfully, I’ve been going through a few things, and I’ve also discovered something big about myself in the healing process.  I’ll start by briefly mentioning that I’m in the process of healing for postnatal OCD, obsessively checking on my baby daughter, Continue Reading

Stuff: The Thief of Time

It’s been a few months since my last post, and in that time I’ve become a mum again to a gorgeous little girl. I’ve also got back to minimising and simplifying, which is now more important than ever with a family of four, even more so because my six-year-old son 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