DIY · sewing · upcycling · zero waste

DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

I’m very proud that this year I’ve been working on a new skill: sewing! I’ve been taking lessons, which have taught me the basics and inspired me to try my hand at various useful homemade items. One of my sustainability goals for 2018 was to make my own zero-waste reusables from upcycled materials, and I’m…… Continue reading DIY UPCYCLED MAKEUP ROUNDS

podcast

THE SIMPLE LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 3: MY MINIMALIST INSPIRATION

Hello everyone! I’m excited to be returning with a third episode in my podcast series, and this time I’m talking about the person who has been my biggest minimalist inspiration to date. Click here to listen to the podcast and find out who it is! You can also subscribe on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

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

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THE SIMPLE LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 2: PERFECTIONISM VS OPTIMALISM

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

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

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THE SIMPLE LIFE PODCAST EPISODE 1: INTRODUCTIONS

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

musings · personal growth

GRATITUDE: MORE THAN JUST A BUZZWORD

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