In an effort to lower the amount of plastic we use C and I started to look at all of the products and items we had that could be substituted for a more sustainable product.
It’s taken me some time, but I have come to realise some very simple rules to live by that allow me to keep my life with four children simple for me.
Ultimately our son has shown us the importance of talking less and doing more.
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”
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”
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.”
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”
We all have one thing in common, life is speeding up. For the family trying to live a more purposeful life, meditation is a must. Setting aside time each day to sit still and breath can have a profound effect on your life and the way you live it. Being present with your breathing andContinue reading “Take a deep breath.”
Life can be full of anxiety. When we learn how to cope with it we can potentially suffer much less.
Many of us, me me me, like shiny new things (junk) but this is the antithesis of purposeful living and minimalism.The other day I saw a social media post about a great sale at a well known Australian pyjama retailer, straight away I thought about jumping on their website and seeing what they had forContinue reading “#Preclutter”