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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[...]

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The Benefits a Yoga Retreat can have in our Daily Life

The Benefits of Yoga Retreats

Life does bring you down in so many ways in both the literal and the metaphorical sense. Find out how a Yoga Retreat may be exactly what you need to rejuvenate yourself! Have you ever felt that lingering pressure at the back of your mind your head of a million responsibilities, and just for a few moments you would like to let it all go and be the child you were once? This ache in the head becomes so consistent that people learn to make peace with it and live with it as a part of them. Not long after that, that pressure and that ache starts to become a part of th[...]

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The Simple Joy of Lists! How to use to-do lists to be more productive.

to-do lists to be more productive

Did you know? You are 33% more likely to achieve a task if it is on a to-do list? Plus, crossing things off is incredibly satisfying don’t you think? Check out these top tips on how to use lists to make you more productive! Such ideal timing as we head into the busy festive period of the year 1. Pick Your Perfect Medium Which format do you prefer? Digital or paper? I am a mix of the two. I store my longer term notes, plans and ideas in digital format, whereas my daily to-do lists - I keep as paper. I prefer physically crossing things off in my planner with a pen[...]

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6 Tips to Declutter Your Finances

Declutter Your Finances

Now the kids are back to school, it is time to think about getting back to a routine and a fresh start! Why not start by clearing away those financial cobwebs and polishing your pounds with these top money saving tips? Check out the following 6 ways to declutter your finances. 1. Re-evaluate Your Energy Plans 4 out of every 10 households are owed money by their energy supplier, with the average overpayment standing at £85. Give them a call, get a refund and while you have them on the phone see what deals you can move to! Don’t be afraid to switch energy supplie[...]

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6 Ways To Create More Time In Your Day

Create More Time in Your Day

The start of a new school year is a great time for a clean slate (second best time behind New Years!) – and if there is one thing we could all do with, it’s more time. Let's dive in and create more time in your day! Now I don’t mean extra hours to clean the house or ticking off our to-dos at work. I mean time with family and friends, or even a few hours to enjoy a hobby. You know….. enjoying life! In a Study from OnePoll, 46% of us say we never get a chance to relax – now I think that is pretty high don’t you? The single best way to gain more time i[...]

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6 Ways To Release the Stress of Back to School Week!

back to school

Get your kids ready and raring to go (as well as yourself!) for the new term with these practical tips and ideas. Who here gets a little stressed at the start of the new school year? Hands up! Don’t worry - we all do. It can be overwhelming with all of the new schedules, getting up early, making sure the kids have got changed, got their PE kit and their packed lunch.... and that’s just the half of it! Here are 6 little tips that will make a BIG difference. 1. Set The Table Get ready for the morning rush by setting the table for breakfast the night before.[...]

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7 Reasons why Warmup and Proper Breathing is important for Yoga

Warmup and Breathing in Yoga

“Master your breath, Let the self be in bliss, Contemplate the sublime within you.” This blog shows you the power of breathing and warms up in yoga for experiencing the best.” From the golden Indian traditions arises the sacred system of Yoga. Yoga belongs to the Hindu Philosophical traditions (philosophies, teachings, world view). As one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu Philosophy, yoga incorporates the practice of asanas, pranayama, meditation, mantra, mudra, shat-kriya that unite your senses, emotions, thoughts, and feelings into a whole. Asana:[...]

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Let’s Go Green: How to Manage Waste at Home Effectively

How to Manage Waste at Home 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. Most major companies have become a part of the problem, as they tend to use recycling as a way of shaking their responsibility towards dealing with their packaging issues. But the reality is that recycling scrap metal is a source of prosperity, a design principle, a source of creativity, and a law of nature. For those looking to go green while at the same time trying to stay clear of all corporate sponsored recycli[...]

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A Minimalist’s Approach to Recycling Tech

how to recycle technology

Are you in awe of minimalists and their clean, zen-like homes? Wish you could take this approach to getting rid of your old tech stuff? In today's consumerist society, people wake up one day with their drawers, attic and garages full of old stuff, including last year's tech. But for some reason we grow so attached to them that we make excuses to keep them for another year. Then another. But fear not, because there's a minimalistic approach to recycling old gadgets, even the ones that you hold dear. In the process, the house looks cleaner, you feel better and ma[...]

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Combination of Ayurveda and Yoga for a Healthy Life

Ayurveda and Yoga

Integrate Yoga and Ayurveda into your life to form a balance. Both make you feel more in control of the body, mind, feelings and thought. This blog takes you through exactly how a combination of Yoga and Ayurveda works for a healthy life and how the merger of both in your lifestyle is beneficial. The two well known interlaced branches of Vedic knowledge, Ayurveda and Yoga, have encompassed the lives of humans and the entire universe. The holistic healing systems originated ages ago. It provides insight into a way of living in harmony, both with the physical world[...]