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My Emotional Journey Through COVID19: The side effect no one talks about.

For the past few days I have been struggling with my current affairs. So I thought to mark the end of Mental Health Awareness week I would write a post about why….. I wrote a Facebook post a few weeks ago about the physical effects of COVID19. But what I didn’t cover was the emotional side of it – and there was a reason why – and that is because I don’t know how to explain it. So here you have my attempt at putting it into words….. It will more than likely be a jumbled mess as I am struggling to process things right now and my arms are very weak [...]

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How to Practice Self Love: Random Acts of Self-Kindness.

Being kind to others can boost your body’s feel good chemical serotonin and reduce cortisol, the stress hormone – all of which is great for your health. But guess what? Turning some of that compassion onto yourself can have exactly the same benefits. So why not try being nice to yourself for a change? Do you know how to practice self love? Here is some inspiration for random acts of self-love to get you going! HOW TO PRACTICE SELF LOVE: Treat Yourself Light that scented candle you have been saving for a special occasion or buy a bunch of flowers for your front[...]

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Healthy Habits for a Calmer You

healthy habits

Now that we are into a New Year, you might want to consider creating some healthy habits and new rituals for a calmer, more contented you. After all, who doesn’t want that? Think of someone who is successful and happy and you can be sure that they will have a handful of healthy habit or rituals that they live by. But why are these healthy habits so important? They can aid the mind to focus, concentrate, reduce anxiety and essentially help you succeed. Anyone can adopt their own bank of rituals to help them lead a more contended life – so why not you? Start by[...]

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4 Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

find your life purpose

Have you ever wondered what your reason is for getting up every day? Some of us go years searching for our “why”—the real purpose of our existence. Whereas some successfully identify their purpose and live it every day. Perhaps you are currently in the search of your own life's purpose and that is why you are here? But before we dive into how you can find it, let me ask you first…. Do you know why it is important to know what your life purpose is? The Importance of Knowing Your “Why” YOU WILL START TO LIVE WITH INTENTION  When you understand your[...]

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4 Steps on How to do a Life Edit!

life edit

Have you heard of a Life Edit? Well now is a perfect time to do one. We are coming to the end of another year…. In fact, the end of a decade!! How did that happen? At this time of year, people start to think about how they can improve themselves, what New Year’s Resolutions they can set and what activities they can begin in January for self-development. I want us to take a look at this from another angle. What about if we looked at our life and looked to see what things we could REMOVE to make it better? Instead of jamming more into our homes and our calendars[...]

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12 Ways To Practice Minimalism This Christmas

Practice Minimalism This Christmas

Being mindful about minimalism and simplifying can sometimes become a little overwhelming in the early days. If taken to extremes you can feel as though you are being suppressed and deprived, which can become very stressful - more than we can imagine. How can we go about it in a healthy way in the festive season? Christmas can get a little overwhelming at times with things to organise and events to attend. In order to have a merry (not stressful) holiday we need to intentionally practice minimalism - the right way. First, let's look at the reasons why we should co[...]

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7 Gift Ideas for a Minimalist this Christmas

Gift Ideas for a Minimalist

Don't know what to give to your clutter free friend or maybe you are just stuck in a Christmas rush? Either way let me help you brainstorm for some good Christmas gift ideas that you can actually give to your loved ones with pride! Minimalists don’t just hate clutter for no reason. If it doesn’t add any value into their lives or the lives of their loved ones, it is much better for it to go elsewhere. They appreciate purposeful experiences rather than material things. So considering these facts, where do you start for giving them a thoughtful and memorable gift[...]

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Office Waste Reduction Tips- The Way to Less of a Mess

How to Manage Waste at the Office Effectively

The concept of recycling came into being almost forty years ago. But to many people, recycling often conjures up bottle drives and blue plastic bins. While we may not be as attentive in everyday life or while we are having fun, it is important to attempt to reduce our environmental footprint by reducing waste during work. Here are a few effective ways that you can reduce waste in your office.  TIPS for the HOME HERE. Don't use a ton of paper Printing out reports, documents, and other things repeatedly is sometimes an office practice. You print out one copy and no[...]

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Tips for Decluttering and Organising your Kitchen

Tips for Decluttering and Organising your Kitchen

Let’s dive into our top tips for decluttering and organising your kitchen! Having a clean and clutter-free kitchen can make your home look and feel great, which in turn can make you feel fabulous! As we are coming up to the festive season, it is a great time of year to have a sort through our kitchens before the craziness starts. For many of us, keeping the kitchen free of clutter and nicely organised can be virtually impossible. It’s the one place in your home where you will pull things out of cupboards on a daily basis and have surfaces covered in useful app[...]

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How to Declutter & Organise your Kids Toys!

How to declutter and organise your kids toys

Learn how to declutter and organise your kids toys – one of the trickiest things to do for those of us living minimally! On my simple living journey, children’s toys have been the most difficult thing for me to manage. Trying to find a balance between too much and too little can be troublesome. Toy clutter can be overwhelming, and it can seem like a never-ending battle to keep toys tidy and organised. You start to feel the toy clutter piling up, and you realise you’ve got more toys than you have toy containers. Does this sound familiar? Well now that the kid[...]