I find myself wondering: how can I live slowly when life feels as if, in many instances, it’s flying by? For me, the solution to encroaching stress was simple: a day devoted to slow living.
That’s why I believe in a simple method that can be modified to suit your goal; there is no need to overcomplicate things. In short, set your goals and keep them in sight.
Through my own struggles with chronic illnesses, I have found little ways to practice self-care and give back to myself, even when it feels hopeless. I hope these ideas can bring you a bit of peace and comfort, too.
To get to a slower, simpler life, I asked myself one simple but crucial question. Are you making yourself rush? Sit down and really contemplate this.
My gift guide, fit for any holiday, event, or just because moment, is split up into three categories — alternative (less common, non-material gifts), homemade, and purchased.
Giving up fast fashion has saved me time, money, and stress and has made me far more confident in my style. And it’s always a good feeling to know you’re not contributing to the environmental, economic, and social harm that’s rife in the fast fashion industry.
Consumption is an inevitable part of living on this earth, but it’s also something nearly all of us can improve on, and that’s why I chose to undertake my first no-spend month.
My journey to a simple, minimalist, and organized home was a long one, but I got to where I wanted to be in the end and I enjoyed the lessons learnt along the way.
When building up a zero waste or low waste pantry, it’s difficult to know where to begin and what you might need. These are my favourite zero/low waste pantry staples.
Even if you’re well on your way in your journey to a more minimalist or zero waste lifestyle, the hectic parts of life seem to have a way of creeping back up. Simplifying your life means removing what’s dragging you down and adding activities and habits that create peace and joy.