Unlike a few people I have seen try this challenge of journaling every day for a month, I had never tried writing in a diary or anything before. Journaling was a totally new experience for me and the process of writing morning pages every day was quite strange. After the first week, I wrote a
When beginning minimalism, many people start in their wardrobes and drawers. It makes sense. Many of us have over 4 pairs of shoes but only wear one or two regularly. The number of dresses, shirts, trousers, and jumpers we own compared the amount we actually wear more than once a year is huge. So, the
Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps people question what things add value to their lives. By clearing the clutter from life’s path, we can all make room for the most important aspects of life: health, relationships, passion, growth, and contribution. -The Minimalists at theminimalists.com I stumbled across The Minimalists website when I was in the
Christmas is coming up and there are presents to buy, stockings to fill, and food to eat. For my whole life, I have been given a stocking every Christmas and had presents from under the tree too. It’s only been in the last few years where I have begun to ask for less. If my
There are a lot of 30-Day challenge videos and blog posts online. People try veganism for a month or meditate for an hour every day for 30 days; that sort of thing. I thought it would be beneficial to try some 30-Day challenges with the goal of finding habits that would change my life. I
If you’ve been on the internet for long enough, endlessly scrolling through articles and YouTube videos on being productive or improving your life, you’ve probably at least heard about minimalism. If you’ve ever wondered what minimalism is, or how to be a minimalist, then here is a beginner’s guide to be a minimalist. Firstly: the
There are always more videos, more articles, more media to consume. As a consumer of media, I want to take a step back and look at what I’ve been watching and reading. Podcasts are a great form of media. I have spent the hour or so journey to university listening to the odd episode, and
Technology has had an incredible impact on creativity. The number of people on YouTube who create mind-blowing content is remarkable. The blogs, the podcasts, the photography/art portfolios, ebooks… the list goes on and on and on. Technology has done achieved so much in the world of creativity, but it comes with a lot of distractions.
These are the documentaries that changed my life. Before seeing them, I knew of the general environmental impacts and the horrific industry of animal farming, but I did not know the full extent. I didn’t know that my diet was effecting so much of the world around me. I hope these films have a similar
Today I turn off my phone. Not literally. I need access to emails for work and wordpress for writing, however everything else has been turned off. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter – everything is off limits for the month of December. Why Am I Doing This? I want space to breathe. Social media steals so much of
Simplicity is bliss.
The great thing about these jeans is that everything else I own can be worn with them. I have two smart shirts and four plain t-shirts – they all look good with my jeans. My smart, black shoes, and comfortable trainers also work well with my everything else I wear.