Missing My Posts? I’ve Moved!

I notice I’m still getting traffic here – but I’ve moved!! You can find me over at Wings of Flight. Wings of Flight is my spiritual hub; my path to Druidry and beyond – including my de-cluttering and simplifying aspects. Come on over and leave a comment to say you’ve made the switch; don’t forget to update your…

Gifts

Upon reading this post this afternoon, I thought about my arrival home. Mum’s bought two new items since I’ve been at University… One, is a kind of plug-holder for each of the sinks; which acts as a drain for the plug. It’s a little plastic mini-basin that sits on the wall with sticky-tape and keeps…

Minimalism

As a facet of simplicity, minimalism is largely misunderstood and can be a wonderful way of inviting simplicity into your physical space. Today, Jessica of Minimal Student talks about her experiences of minimalism. Minimalism Minimalism. The word has so many ‘new-age’ connotations attached to it that when people outside what I like to call the…

A Simple Post on Simplicity

What soothes you? What really, truly makes your heart skip and your entire body just relax? * seeing birds soaring on thermals * the ocean * the sun * animals * children having fun * apple crumble/pie * nettle tea * a good book * grass under bare feet * resting in my partner’s arms…

Simple Steps – Making Minimalism

Today I read this article over at Becoming Minimalist which inspired me to do my own little “top tips”, especially for beginners. I think so many people are afraid of the term minimalism. They seem to think it means we must go without luxury and give everything we own away. However, in my eyes, it’s…

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: The List

A couple of weeks ago, I found Man vs. Debt; a blog about so many different topics; mainly focusing around travel and money. One of the most inspiring things the family have done is to create a list of everything they own: totalling under 150 items between them [two adults, one child].  When I mentioned…

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…

Simplicity: Happiness in Denmark

So, it’s a Friday morning in 2010, the snow is gorgeous, the sun is shining and I’ve just  found this wonderful article about the happiest people on earth. Welcome to Denmark. Part 1 – Safety, Minimalism and Marriage Part 2 – Success, Religion and Socialism Obviously it’s difficult to make an objective opinion from a…

Why Simplicity

Okay so maybe I should have posted this earlier, but I’ve written it now and feel the “better-late-than-never” approach is allowed. I have too much stuff. There. I said it. I’m a hoarder, a clutterer. I was brought up with more than enough. My mother is a wonderful person whom I love a lot. She…