Posts filed under: Simple Life

  • The fugal joy of a hygge nook
Have you heard about hygge? If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest lately, you’ll know ‘hygge’ is everywhere. Hygge is a Danish word (pronounced ‘hooga’) and roughly translates to ‘cosiness’… and a whole lot more. Luckily for us, hygge is...
  • How to live on half your income - the no BS guide
Wondering how to live on half of your income? Earn more. No, I’m not being facetious. If you’re on minimum wage and barely covering the absolute essentials, you can’t live on 50% of your income. That’s just simple math. How...
  • Minimise decision fatigue by streamlining your approach to your daily life. Use these six clever tips to help minimise decision fatigue and stress
Do you need to minimise decision fatigue? I certainly do! Lately, it feels like there’s just a bit too much going on. As a result, I’ve been looking for ways to minimise decision fatigue and free up some brain space...
  • Freezer Tips | Use these simple freezer tips and you'll not only waste less food, you'll use your freezer more efficiently and, save time and money.
For many of us, the freezer is just a detour for food destined for the bin. I know I’ve been guilty of hoarding a freezer full of random bags and containers, labels lost a millennia ago, filled with what can...
  • Smaller home living can save you a fortune.
A smaller home. Have you ever considered downsizing? While it’s nice to have a home with plenty of elbow room, especially if you have a young or large family, there are a lot of benefits to living in a smaller...
  • Getting healthy: is it on your to do list this year? Or even just getting healthier? Instead of focusing on the outcome, try focusing on the process. Try...
Getting healthy: is it on your to do list this year? Or even just getting healthier? ‘Lose weight’ usually tops the list of new year’s resolutions and it’s probably the first failure you’ll rack up for the year, too. Instead...
  • How do you want your life to change? Use these 5 steps to clarify what you want and how to go about getting it.
This post “How Do You Want Your Life to Change in 2017” contains affiliate links Every year, around this time, I start thinking about how I want my life to look next holiday season. This has been a particularly challenging...
  • Five TED talks that will help improve your productivity in surprising ways.
TED talks. I’m a huge fan. No doubt, you’ve already noticed that. It seems there’s a TED talk to cover every topic you can imagine – a few you probably can’t. The one’s I like most are the talks that...
  • Become your best self by unleashing your curiosity and embracing life-long learning. Expand your horizons and open your mind to new possibilities...
** How to become your best self through life-long learning contains affiliate links.** Too often, we associate learning with our experiences in the education system. It’s hard to be your best self in a system designed to reward conformity. But,...
  • Decluttering your life begins with understanding, "Clutter isn't just the stuff on the floor. It's anything that gets between you and the life you want...".
Decluttering your life begins with understanding this: “Clutter isn’t just the stuff on the floor. It’s anything that gets between you and the life you want to be living.” [Peter Walsh It’s All Too Much] Once you see it’s not...