Posts filed under: Simple Life

  • When disaster strikes - don't let grief sabotage your life
Disaster can strike in many ways; financial, health, relationships or a death in the family. Sometimes you know they’re on the horizon, like the recent death of my daughter’s dad from Melanoma (the nastiest form of skin cancer) but sometimes...
  • simple rules for being more frugal and loving life
Frugal living should be simple. Right? Why then do we always insist on complicating things? Too often I think we do it to appear clever or to make it seem like some sort of weird initiation rite. Like you have...
  • three habits of uncommonly focused people
Focused people get more done every day. That’s not likely to be a surprise to anyone. The challenge for most of us though, is finding that focus when we feel like we’re in the centre of a maelstrom. And, guess...
  • 10 wardrobe items you can get rid of immediately
Do you stand in front of your wardrobe, doors open, frowning at the contents? You do? Well, take heart. You’re not the only one. Over the last six months or so, I’ve been working on reducing the clutter in my...
  • four tips for seekers of freedom and fulfillment
Freedom and fulfillment. Two words that define success for Hal Elrod, me and quite possibly many of you, too. Freedom is the external hallmark of success for me. Freedom to choose how I spend my time, my money and my...
  • What matters most to you? When you figure that out, everything else falls into place.
What matters most in life is different for everyone. What matters most to me, probably wouldn’t even be on your radar. And, that’s OK. We all have different dreams and values. The one thing we do share though, is that...
  • change your life
How can you change your life by changing your habits? Simple. Habits sneak into our lives because they make our lives easier, not necessarily better. It’s time to choose the ones that make your life better. When a behaviour becomes...
  • minimalist 10 item wardrobe
Anyone who knows me, knows how ironic it is that I’m writing a piece about clothes, even if it is about the 10 item wardrobe and not what’s trendy this season. This is because I’m generally known for my casual...
  • the vision board. What it is, why you need one and how to create it
What is a vision board? A vision board can be many things but one thing it isn’t is a collection of items to be willed into being. A vision board is a venue for the images, words and ideas you’re drawn to....
  • inspirational quotes for when times are tough
We’ve all had them, haven’t we? One of those days… The days when it seems nothing’s going quite right. Money is tight. You don’t know if you’re heading in the right direction. You’re not sure if what you’re doing is...