Struggling With Slow Living

Lately, I have been having some mild anxiety. There are so many things on my mind - both work-wise and personal (although working for more than a year on a “death march” project is definitely taking its toll). I always feel like I have to rush to get things done, and that a lot of … Continue reading Struggling With Slow Living

Feeling The Need To Declutter and Organise

“Letting go of physical clutter also declutters mind and soul.” - April Williams A few days ago, I felt kind of smothered at home, and it made me feel anxious. We really don’t have a home overflowing with stuff, but I just felt the need to declutter and organise; possibly because the events of the … Continue reading Feeling The Need To Declutter and Organise

The Path to Intentional and Simple Living Isn’t Easy

Simple does not necessarily mean easy. For me, minimalism opens the door to simple and intentional living. It starts with letting go and purging your physical clutter. And then it creeps into other aspects of your life and you begin questioning the things you used to do in auto-pilot. In theory, simple and intentional living … Continue reading The Path to Intentional and Simple Living Isn’t Easy

Why I Go Thrift Shopping

Thrift shopping has a bad rep, especially in the past years. It always felt the the stuff sold in thrift shops are icky, and are of bad quality. I would have to say that that’s not always the case. Here in New Zealand, most of the second hand items sold are clean and are still … Continue reading Why I Go Thrift Shopping

How to Stop Clutter Before It Begins

So, you have just gone through all of your stuff and decluttered your home. Congratulations on a job well done! But how come it seems that clutter has a way of coming back after we’ve just purged it? And before you know it, you’re decluttering your home again, one closet at a time. How do … Continue reading How to Stop Clutter Before It Begins