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MINIMALISM + TAKING CONTROL OF OUR TIME

A little while ago, I started critically evaluating my relationship with time, and I think I’m now at the point where I’ve come to some conclusions. I noticed the people around me saying “I don’t have the time” or that there’s “just too much going on”, and I noticed myself saying those things too. It’s…… Continue reading MINIMALISM + TAKING CONTROL OF OUR TIME

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5 THINGS LEARNING AN INSTRUMENT HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE

One of the many things I love about the holidays is having extra time – not only to do things I love doing or that I’ve been wanting to do for a while, but just to contemplate things while removed from the chaos out there. These holidays have given me more space to think and more time…… Continue reading 5 THINGS LEARNING AN INSTRUMENT HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE

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THE ART OF JUST SAYING NO

I’ve been a little bit TED-obsessed lately and this week stumbled upon an interesting video that spoke volumes to me: The Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, presented by Sarah Knight (which seems to be a condensed version of her book on the same topic). In a nutshell, this TEDx talk is all about setting…… Continue reading THE ART OF JUST SAYING NO

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MINIMALISM + LETTING GO OF WHO WE USED TO BE

I recently delved into Goodbye, Things by Japanese minimalist Fumio Sasaki and loved it. Have you read it? I’m a big fan of all things Japanese and the quirky, personable tone Japanese authors always seem to have (or perhaps that’s just how they come across in translation). I raced through Goodbye, Things and was left feeling inspired by this…… Continue reading MINIMALISM + LETTING GO OF WHO WE USED TO BE

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CONFESSIONS OF A RECOVERING PERFECTIONIST

I have an interesting fact to share on the blog today (with a moral to the story): before starting this blog, I had another one. A cooking blog. I started it with more enthusiasm than you can imagine. I adored cooking and sharing my creations with other people, and did so for almost a year,…… Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A RECOVERING PERFECTIONIST