The magical art of tidying up your iPhone Home Screen

The skill of minimising distractions is difficult. It’s hard to take stock sometimes of what you need to do right now and what you don’t. Our phones rarely leave our sight, and the vibrations travel right up our spine when that Facebook notification begs us to respond. More than that, while we’re working emails pop… Read more »

Do Less, Get More

Design your life with less. At the end of my second year of University, the advice I was receiving was to do as much as I can: build contacts, go to networking events, get an internship, do a part-time job, have side-projects, read, study, play sport. It was overwhelming. And during my degree I did all these… Read more »

Becoming a Minimalist

Minimalism is a way of life, it is a philosophy based around value. Minimalist living is mostly concerned with decluttering our lives of tangible objects. Inherently in becoming a minimalist, we relieve ourselves of many of the possessions we own and create a simpler framework for our lives. This will happen naturally when we start… Read more »

Flexitarianism, a useful term?

Heard of Flexitarianism? Yeah, me neither. But it’s supposedly going to be a key food trend of 2017! Flexitarians essentially follow a vegetarian diet, but they eat meat every now then. “Isn’t that a normal diet?” I hear you say. I would say not. “Is it useful then?” you ask. I’m going to say no to this also. The… Read more »

What is minimalism?

Minimalism (n): – a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterised by extreme spareness and simplicity – design using the bare essentials What minimalism isn’t Before we have a look at minimalism, let’s start with what minimalism is certainly not. It is not: getting rid of everything, living in a… Read more »

Minimise your wallet

Is your wallet overflowing? Here’s a few easy steps to minimise your wallet Ever since I was a kid, I loved collecting cards. I’d go through every single bit of post to see if there was a bit of plastic in there that I could grab and put in my wallet. Thinking about it now,… Read more »

7 reasons to delete Facebook

Why you should delete Facebook. After having deactivated my Facebook account for 7 months and then permanently deleting my Facebook account 2 months ago, here’s what I have found: 1. I have so much more free time Without the urge to scroll through the endless ‘news’ feed of Facebook I have discovered free time in… Read more »

Scandinavian secrets to happiness

Create time in your day to appreciate the world around you and you’ll embark on the road to happiness.   Scandinavia is officially the happiest place in the world. All countries came in the top 10 of the World Happiness Index (see here). Denmark came top, with Iceland (sometimes counted as Scandinavian) as #2, Norway was 4th,… Read more »

Add more time to your life

How does doing more of what you want to do sound? Need more time? All you got to do is find those things that add value to your life! Simple.   Deciding to live my life was the first big hurdle I had to get over when changing my lifestyle. It doesn’t sound difficult, but it does… Read more »

Keep your breakfast interesting (the easy way)

The breakfast’s the same, yet it changes every day – plenty of goodness & keeps you full.   I don’t know if you are like me, but I get bored of my breakfast very quickly. After eating something for a week or so, all of a sudden I just don’t like it any more. Put off from… Read more »