5 PERSONAL FASTING BENEFITS

“I plan on practicing intermittent fasting for the rest of my life. I’m no longer consumed by food, I just consume it.” Intermittent fasting has been around forever, yet only in recent years has it grown in popularity and communities have grown, supporting one another and offering advice and an

5 NEGATIVES OF MINIMALISM

When I and others speak about minimalism, we mostly focus on the benefits and positive outcomes as a direct result of this new approach to life. Despite this, there are a few struggles I personally face having this lifestyle and others may agree or relate on some level. HARD TO

CLOTHES SHOPPING BAN FOR 6 MONTHS: A REFLECTION

When I initially minimised my clothes, I found it incredibly easy to throw things away. Too easy. Masses and masses of tops, trousers, dresses and everything in between. They all had one thing in common – they didn’t fit well. Likely due to poor quality and styles that I have

WHAT I CARRY IN MY MINIMALIST BAG

As I’ve spoken about in previous posts, I only own one everyday bag – this Calvin Klein backpack. I admit it was a splurge, but also a carefully considered purchase. The bag is the perfect size to hold all my essentials, while still having room for unexpected items I may

20 THINGS I ONLY OWN 1 OF

As a minimalist, I never noticed how many multiples of the items in the list below my friends own. That’s the inspiration behind this post, really – discussing the items I only own one of among my friends. If you are decluttering, this post may be useful for you, but

WHY MY CLOTHES AREN’T MINIMALIST // MY 5 CLOTHING RULES

It’s not news that I thoroughly enjoy having a lack of items taking up my room and cluttering up both physical and mental space. When I began researching this is when I discovered the term ‘minimalism’. While I live this way contently in almost every part of my life, I

The Most Basic Lentil Dahl Recipe

For me, I enjoy creating a base recipe that can then be adapted to add or replace with food that needs using up – take for example, the tomatoes in this lentil dahl. Because of this, you can change this basic recipe to better suit you, or take it as

MY ESSENTIALS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE AT HOME

Whether its study or work, being productive for long periods at home requires discipline – having some resources to hand can ease the process of maintaining focus for a length of time. Here are some of my absolute essentials to help stay concentrated. MUSIC Music is a part of everything

5 Ways Minimalism Saves You Time

Living minimally has a vast number of benefits – most notably the amount of free time it has given me from downsizing and simplifying different areas of my life. LESS SKINCARE / MAKEUP One of the most recent changes in my routine has been simplifying my skincare and makeup. Possessing

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