Have you struggled with food, guilt, over-eating, under-eating, dieting, bingeing or hating your body? The path of the diet with the promise of perfection is long and treacherous; with conflicting advice about which diet will lead you to happiness – paleo, fasting, low carb, low fat, no sugar, juicing and the list goes on.
What Brings You to Happiness? It is not until there is an absence of a thing, a void where it once was, before you can truly appreciate just how valuable, even essential that thing is to your well being. Relationships for me are that thing. I was born into a large family, one of eight
Have you ever wondered how some folk make minimalism look effortless? To an outsider those who practice and live a minimalist lifestyle seem to have it down to an art. I believe that it is the small daily habits that are the key to doing this and these can absolutely change how you live. Minimalism can be simpler
At first glance minimalism may appear to be about decluttering your wardrobe, or owning less stuff but this interesting practice can take you vastly deeper. With the practice of minimalism you can create space for you, hear your truth, prioritise your values and connect with your soul.
Are you new to minimalism? Will this be your first Christmas, or holiday period as a minimalist? Perhaps you have been living the simple life for a while now but the holiday season always seems to leave your relatives and friends completely confused by your behaviour.
How are You Suffering? The societal expectation is that you will buy more; more for yourself and more for others. You will make purchases to prove that you love another and of course the more expensive the more you love them.
Mindfulness is very simply the process of being awake and present to the now. No judgement of the present moment, instead the acceptance of what is and allowing yourself to fully experience it.
I am in my late 20’s, well to be exact I am 28 but late 20’s sounds less ‘scary’. Why scary? Because the time I have left to get my ‘life in order’ as it were is getting closer every single day.
Essentially mindfulness is being aware of all that is around you and in doing so you become present.
There is such a wealth of wisdom from ancient Buddhist teachings and spiritual texts that has become lost or forgotten today.
Do you love you? I mean really full to the brim with self-love and acceptance? We live in a crazy world that puts very little value in self love.
Busy is a strange badge to wear and yet so many people don’t feel successful or worthy without being busy.
Do you ever feel powerless to help with major issues such as global poverty? Chin up! We are now in an age where technology can be used to eliminate poverty and there is so much that you, the individual, can do.
Do you feel paralyzed when it comes to making a decision because of fear? Have you stopped yourself from doing what you desire due to fear of failure or what others might think?
Do you struggle with consumerism? Many of us feel the need to buy stuff to fill ourselves up, to impress others or because we feel inadequate if we don’t.
The greatest joy in life can be found when your focus is on what you give to improve the happiness of another. When you’re feeling low and lets face it, even the best of us have down days, nothing can cheer you up faster than placing your energy on helping others. If you’re anything like