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

THE ANGEL ROOF

A small Fenland town hides a hidden gem; a magnificent wooden roof with around 120 angels and nearly 20 saints and martyrs, out of sight to many but admired by those who take the time to search for the unseen works. St Wendreda’s Church, March, Cambridgeshire, is built on the

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

MY ODD HACK WHEN OVERTHINKING AT NIGHT

We’ve all been there. It’s late, you’re desperately trying to clear your mind for some much needed rest. Sleepless nights affect us all for many different reasons. One of those is overthinking. Our mind focuses on work, home, relationships and any stresses we have. During the day, they are hidden

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

First, add the two cups of lentils and 6 cups of water to the saucepan and leave on a medium heat for 20 minutes or until the lentils have soaked up the water. Meanwhile, dice the onion and add to a frying pan coated in your oil of preference (I

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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