nothing new project · personal growth

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #8: POST-PROJECT MUSINGS

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

consumerism · musings · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #7: A FEW THOUGHTS ON OWNERSHIP

My Nothing New Project is now drawing to an end and I’m therefore becoming a little more introspective on the year that was. This year of less consumption has really got me thinking about how I feel about ownership, and it seems my relationship with ownership is currently undergoing quite an overhaul. The more I…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #7: A FEW THOUGHTS ON OWNERSHIP

consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #6: LATEST PURCHASES

The end of my Nothing New Project seems to be just around the corner now, with only 44 days to go and counting. Just like my one year blog-aversary came around extremely quickly, the end of this challenge has come around quickly, too, and I’m excited that I’ll soon be looking back on the project…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #6: LATEST PURCHASES

fashion · nothing new project · sustainability

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #5: SECONDHAND CLOSET REVAMP

If you read my thoughts on letting go of who we used to be, you’ll know that in my minimalist journey I’ve confronted feelings that have come up about the person I was but no longer am. While I feel I am now heading in the direction I really want to be going, it’s still…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #5: SECONDHAND CLOSET REVAMP

consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #4: MORE BUMPS IN THE ROAD

I have spent the past few months feeling guilty about not posting an update for a very long time on my Nothing New Project that I started at the beginning of this year. To anyone who was curious to know how things have been travelling, I’m sorry to have been so inconsistent! There has been…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #4: MORE BUMPS IN THE ROAD

nothing new project · travel · wedding

WE TIED THE KNOT! + NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #3: TRAVEL EDITION

Well, we’re safely back from France and what a trip it was! Our three weeks away were jam-packed in every way imaginable. Not only were we busy the entire time (a shock for me because that’s something I have definitely¬†not been lately, by choice), but emotionally the trip was quite a whirlwind, filled with many…… Continue reading WE TIED THE KNOT! + NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #3: TRAVEL EDITION

consumerism · nothing new project

NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #2: WHAT I’VE LEARNT SO FAR

Hello friends! It’s now just under 4 weeks until we depart to France for our minimalist wedding, and for the most part I’ve been doing well at making the time to live slowly.¬†While I’ve had a few stressed-out moments over the past few weeks, for the most part I think I have kept my cool…… Continue reading NOTHING NEW PROJECT JOURNAL #2: WHAT I’VE LEARNT SO FAR