Welcome back to The Simple Life Podcast! Today I’m so pleased to be sharing with you a second instalment in the series. This time I’m discussing the drawbacks of perfectionism and a useful approach I’ve discovered that is helping me to tame my perfectionistic tendencies. I also reflect on how the first podcast went! Despite…… Continue reading THE SIMPLE LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 2: PERFECTIONISM VS OPTIMALISM
When we moved into a smaller apartment towards the end of last year, I knew it was the right choice for us and instantly felt more at home. Moving from a very roomy two-bedroom unit to a tiny (by Australian standards) one-bedroom apartment felt incredibly freeing. Today I wanted to share with you the reasons…… Continue reading WHY I LOVE LIVING IN A TINY APARTMENT
Hi everyone! Exciting news here at Simple Life Experiment headquarters (also known as my dining table 😄). After much deliberation, I’ve taken the plunge and created my own podcast! As you’ll hear in the episode, I’ve been inspired by a fellow blogger (spoiler alert: it’s Britt!) to try my hand at podcasting. In this episode, I…… Continue reading THE SIMPLE LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 1: INTRODUCTIONS
As part of my commitment to personal development in 2018, I’ve been exploring and incorporating gratitude into my self-help process with much curiosity. Gratitude seems to have become a buzzword, sometimes being thrown around a bit too superficially for my liking via hashtags and cringey activewear slogans, but it’s nonetheless a buzzword that I can…… Continue reading GRATITUDE: MORE THAN JUST A BUZZWORD
In December last year as part of my review of the year 2017, I reported that one of my achievements had been finally feeling comfortable with the number of things I own. Until quite recently, I had the rather irritating feeling that I wasn’t happy with all my stuff. It just felt like too much…… Continue reading THE POST-DECLUTTERING PHASE: WHERE TO NOW?
Hello everyone! I’ve stayed away from my computer quite a bit this week so I could focus on my personal life and getting a few things sorted before I start study next week, but I’m excited to be back at my keyboard today to share what is a very special post for me: my completion…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #8: POST-PROJECT MUSINGS
One of my sustainability goals for 2018 was to start making my own zero-waste bathroom/beauty products, and about a month ago I made my first move towards doing just that. I’ve been trialling a homemade zero-waste deodorant for this past month and I’m pleased to say that I have had excellent results! The recipe I…… Continue reading ZERO-WASTE DEODORANT SUCCESS!