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Simplifying, World care, Your best self

Some lessons on decluttering and simplifying mindfully

So, if you haven’t heard, this month I’m playing along with The Minimalists for their Mins Game. It goes like this, day 1, get rid of 1 thing, day 2, 2 things… and so on until day 30, where you get rid of 30 items. At the time of writing this i’m on day 15,… Continue reading Some lessons on decluttering and simplifying mindfully

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Slowing down, Your best self

Avoiding overwhelm and redefining success

So last week I found myself in a deep dark hole. Completely overwhelmed to the point where just getting through daily tasks of living was a tough ask. I couldn’t believe I was here - again. I’ve done so much over the last few years to avoid falling into this familiar hole. But nonetheless, I… Continue reading Avoiding overwhelm and redefining success

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Kid wrangling, Parenting

Mums: Our superwoman role and the mental workload

Job description Fixed term management role available for a highly functioning person able to quickly fill the shoes of… well, superwoman. Your hours will vary without notice. But on average you will work 80 hours per week. The job entails many tasks, with lots of variation to keep things interesting. Cooking and cleaning tasks are… Continue reading Mums: Our superwoman role and the mental workload

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Slowing down

Stuff – your biggest time thief (and how to steal back your time)

Your biggest time thief is the stuff you own Time is humanity’s most precious commodity. Everyone has time. We’ve all been gifted the same amount of time. 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week, 730 hours in a month… and so on. And yet so many of us constantly complain that we… Continue reading Stuff – your biggest time thief (and how to steal back your time)

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World care

Consumerism vs planet earth – it ain’t pretty

First things first. I am not a marine biologist. Or any kind of marine scientist. Nor have I - before about 3 years ago - considered myself an environmentalist. I think I fancied myself as one when I was younger. Watching Greenpeace protests and activists sparked something in me… but the spark never caught fire.… Continue reading Consumerism vs planet earth – it ain’t pretty

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Your best self

Meaningful connection: Four key areas you can explore today

So despite being an introvert, I've always been a social butterfly. Always keen to connect with others. But connect in a deep and meaningful way. Not just a 'hows your day, hows the weather' kind of way. I can do small talk but if you hang out with me you might notice my eyes glaze… Continue reading Meaningful connection: Four key areas you can explore today