With the lockdown restrictions implemented in New Zealand, it’s quite easy to give in and go panic buying for groceries (remember the toilet paper frenzy?) I must admit, once the cases started going up, I was tempted to rush to the supermarket and stock up. Thankfully, we realised that most people would go to the … Continue reading Do I Still Practise Minimalism During Lockdown?
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
“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
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
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