Minimalism and Diet

Nine months ago my husband and I decided to remove sugar from our diet. All forms of ‘added’ sugar. We used the Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar” 8 week detox plan and we haven’t looked back. We absolutely loved it but early on decided that we wouldn’t impose it on the children – yet. However,Continue reading “Minimalism and Diet”

Our first step into Vanlife

C. and I have been doing some intensive research into vans and how we can reintegrate the outdoor lifestyle back into our lives.  We have been looking at all different kinds of vans online, but C was struggling to comprehend the size that we actually needed. We had been looking into Ford Transit LWB* andContinue reading “Our first step into Vanlife”

Six On Purpose Podcast

We knew this day would come. C and I have started a Podcast. In episode one we introduce ourselves and discuss our journey into minimalism and how we make that work with a young family. We divulge how a life of purpose has been an undeniable choice. Click on the link below to check itContinue reading “Six On Purpose Podcast”

Finding purpose in isolation

The last 2 weeks have bred some serious self-reflection from C and I.  A global pandemic will do that to a family. And this is where we landed. We have always loved camping. As a family we used to make much more of an effort to get out of the city to see the green.Continue reading “Finding purpose in isolation”

Fear, Anger and Frustration.

The core of any anxious parent.  I have never thought of myself as an anxious person let alone an anxious father, but here I sit with my stomach in knots.  I feel this way because of my inability to process my anxiety around not being good enough. That is the cold hard truth of it, shortContinue reading “Fear, Anger and Frustration.”

Cultivating a life of purpose.

Gratitude, something that we often overlook in our daily lives. Frequently we only feel grateful for the more obvious, grandiose moments and dismiss the simple smile of a stranger, or the invite for a coffee from a friend. Many of us do little to cultivate gratitude in our lives.  I know that in our familyContinue reading “Cultivating a life of purpose.”

Reframe Your Success

Having completed the 31 day minimalism game (www.theminimalists.com) I felt a great sense of achievement and pride at the amount of pointless possessions I was able to remove from my home, and my life. Of course I also felt a significant amount of disbelief, guilt, and shame that I had brought all of this stuff in toContinue reading “Reframe Your Success”

Don’t forget your lunchbox

Life can be full of anxiety. When we learn how to cope with it we can potentially suffer much less.