More stuff is never the solution (except when it is)

I’m pretty sold on the concept of less is more. I’ve spent the last few years doing some major decluttering and realizing that having less stuff reduces my workload and more importantly, my anxiety. Minimalism also suits my introverted, highly sensitive nature. Less in my environment is soothing for my soul. And so as a natural part of this journey, my trips to the shops…

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How to be content (when all you want is more)

One of the biggest roadblocks to living a slower, simpler pace of life is discontentment. Wanting more leads to a constant state of neediness. We feel unsettled, unhappy, and the urge to join the masses in the fast lane becomes irresistible. But what if we could turn this around? What if we chose contentment? This week, after a couple of disappointments, I found myself feeling…

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How to make tough decisions: Two mindset shifts to help you

It was a tough decision. I never imagined I would quit. Long years slogging away at my degree(s), a rare job opportunity that I couldn’t let pass me by. It all seemed perfect. Until it wasn’t. It all seemed perfect until the day I sat in the car outside of work, tears running down my face, unable to move. Unable to function. Completely spent with…

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