minimalism · screen time

GOODBYE, SOCIAL MEDIA (FOR NOW)

After much deliberation, this week I deleted my last remaining social media account: Instagram. The process was uncomfortable but also a huge relief, kind of like when I deleted my Facebook account about a year ago. To give you a bit of background, I used to be a huge social media addict. A while back,…… Continue reading GOODBYE, SOCIAL MEDIA (FOR NOW)

minimalism · personal growth

FINDING MEANING WITH POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

When Steph over at Make More Meaning asked me if I’d like to contribute a guest post to her Meaningful May¬†project, I couldn’t wait to get on board. I’m a big fan of Steph’s blog and have been eagerly following along as she shares her minimalist journey,¬†so I was thrilled by the opportunity to contribute…… Continue reading FINDING MEANING WITH POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

life · minimalism

A CHANGE OF ROUTINE

I feel I kicked off 2018 with a positive shift in energy when I introduced a morning meditation practice into my routine (which I reflected on in this post on mindfulness). This is something I’ve put a lot of effort into keeping up over the last four months or so, and it’s really paying off.…… Continue reading A CHANGE OF ROUTINE

minimalism · personal growth

THE ‘GOOD ENOUGH’ APPROACH

I’ve been trying my best lately to address my perfectionistic tendencies – something I discussed in the second episode of my (brand new!) podcast. Yesterday I had an interesting experience which really put me to the test and I think it’s worth sharing. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you’ll know that…… Continue reading THE ‘GOOD ENOUGH’ APPROACH

home · minimalism

WHY I LOVE LIVING IN A TINY APARTMENT

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

decluttering · minimalism

THE POST-DECLUTTERING PHASE: WHERE TO NOW?

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?

minimalism · personal growth

7 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE MENTAL CLUTTER

Lately I’ve been feeling a little fixated on reducing my excess mental clutter, and after a bit of thinking I’ve realised why. Since in a few short weeks I’ll be returning to uni to start my postgrad study, my very helpful inner minimalist has evidently been looking out for me and trying to send me…… Continue reading 7 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE MENTAL CLUTTER