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

Have a Merrier Christmas With Less

It’s almost Christmas, and although it’s different to previous years, what isn’t so different is the mad panic to buy, buy, buy, either to show love to friends and family, or out of sheer obligation.  But as I’ve turned minimalist over the past couple of years, dramatically reducing my possessions 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

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

How To Level Up Your Life By Taking Time Out

It was a sunny Sunday at the tail end of summer. I was at home on my computer, when my husband suggested we walk our dog, Yuki, together. We’d already been to town earlier, but something made me say yes. And I’m glad I did.  As we walked in the Continue Reading