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Self Care

Normally, this would be one of my de-cluttering days. I’m going home from my University accommodation to my bedroom at my parent’s house. Usually, this would involve setting down my suitcase and two cardboard boxes of essentials, and looking around; trying to fill up a box or bag with things I didn’t need at University…

Simple Meals

This is week 7 of a challenge to have two “simple” main meals a week, with one vegetarian day a week. I’m not suggesting everyone do it, it’s just something I’m trying to see how it affects my body. Tonight’s meal of rice and steamed vegetables is followed by sliced apple and cinnamon. How could you…

Word of the Year – Month II

So it’s February and the second month of trying to live in focus. A couple of weeks ago, I attempted to convey my word-of-the-year, Focus, to my meditation group. While looking for antonyms for “waste” for my previous post, I found Cultivate and Attend. In a way, I feel that instead of focus; which could…

Themes of Happiness

I would never consider myself a learned scholar but I have noticed a few key themes running throughout all the blogs, books and articles I’ve read when it comes to keeping healthy, happy and simple and thought you might like to hear them. Communication * stop living in the future –  Make Life Wonderful Now. *…

Simplicity: Food

Something quite often overlooked in the simplistic lifestyle of the well-being from certain foods. Eating simply is something which really helps me to maintain my optimum energy levels, as well as being good for my bank balance and saving me time. Money Firstly, buy enough for just 6 days and use what you have left…

Self Sufficiency

Wow. What a tremendous day. Walked to the Bridge Centre and chatted with two ladies about making nettle tea before the class began, where I saw Anna again. We’ve met a few times at the druid group I go to and she helped us to learn a song at the White Night Festival of Learning…