Stop Living Perfectly, And Start Living Authentically

It’s too easy to fall into the trappings of living a ‘perfect’ life, a ‘busy’ life. Ensuring you are ticking off all the widely accepted milestones of success we aspire towards as a society. The perfect home that looks like it could feature in an interiors glossy magazine. The job title and promotion you’ve worked…

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How Successful Are You?

Take a minute to think about three people in your immediate life who you view as successful. People you interact with and hear from on a regular basis. What would you say defines their success? If you had asked me this question four years ago I would have said the below: Doing well in their…

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Stop Being Defined By Your Things

If I asked you to think of two to three material items on your wish list right now, which you think would make your life a little bit better for one reason or another, could you? A luxury watch, a designer handbag, a new television. Now think how or why you think they’d enrich your life.…

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Minimalist Insider: 4 Personal Questions About Appreciating Life’s Moments

Too often we let the day rush by without taking a moment to stop, think, unwind and appreciate the wonderful little things that it has contained. At the end of 2016, I took part in this fantastic yearly review exercise published by one of my favourite bloggers, Anuschka Rees. It is a really valuable collection…

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Minimalist Mothers’ Day Present & Gift Ideas

Too often we gift because we think we should, because there’s that obligatory expectation to deliver a hand-wrapped token of love for whatever occasion is marked on the calendar that day. I used to gift without thinking. Sometimes, I hadn’t even considered what use the recipient would get from my present, or the meaning behind…

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Living In The Now – Did You Get The Most Out Of Today?

Life is a long journey, however if we spend too much of it focusing on future plans, goals and fears, we won’t leave much time left in the day to just enjoy and experience it. Today, in February, I was going through my calendar and organising annual leave for weddings, holidays and more right up…

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