In this modern world full of screens that sell to children and advertisements that eat away at your subconscious, our family struggled with consumption. We were constantly seeking out ‘stuff’ to fill a void that we were told existed.
That was, until we found minimalism.
Minimalism has been a vehicle for us, taking us on a journey from a family of six that constantly look for the next feel good hit delivered from new material possessions, and an unhealthy attachment to our “things”, to a family that tries to actively cultivate purpose and meaningful relationships in our lives. This website is a window into our Minimalist journey as a family of six, Six on Purpose.
This is a hard one for most people. Especially those of us who have a plethora of control issues. One of the biggest sources of discontent for the person with control issues is the inability to accept that things are not going to be okay all of the time. There are going to be momentsContinue reading “It’s time to start being okay with not being okay.”
With six people living at home, there are six birthdays, six Christmas (presents) day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, a wedding anniversary, Valentine’s Day, 1st day of school day, you had a shitty day, well done I’m so proud of you day, you just want something new today.
The corona virus and the following quarantine/ isolation has been a difficult landscape for everyone to navigate. Children have been home from schools, people have been loosing jobs and yes even lives. No one has escaped this time with out fear for a loved ones safety. We have been trying as best we can toContinue reading “Podcast episode #2”
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