Minimalism

Minimalism: It’s Not About “Playing At Being Poor”

Minimalism: It’s Not About “Playing At Being Poor”

We’re long over-due another lengthy post about the relationship between people and possessions, so make yourself comfortable…! Because I want to talk to you about minimalism. I love the idea of living more with less, however a recent article in the Guardian argues that minimalism is […]

Can Money Really Buy Freedom?

Can Money Really Buy Freedom?

Can money really buy freedom? We’re led to believe that the more money we have, the more choices we have and that this leads to more freedom and more happiness. But can enough money really buy freedom? Or is the opposite true? Does freedom come from being […]

Christmas Gift Giving: Buy Experiences, Not ‘Stuff’

Christmas Gift Giving: Buy Experiences, Not ‘Stuff’

I’m always one of the first to start getting excited about Christmas. I love Christmas – the smell of a real tree, the chance of snow, the twinkling lights, the Christmas music…. MULLED WINE. But I’m not so keen on the endless shopping; the frantic […]

The Must-Read Book List for a Happy Life

The Must-Read Book List for a Happy Life

You should never hesitate to spend money on a good book. You can’t put a price on knowledge. These are a handful of books that I swear by; books that have inspired me, that I think will inspire you too.  I plan to continue to add […]

5 Great Alternatives To Buying Christmas Presents

5 Great Alternatives To Buying Christmas Presents

My family always tell me that even as a small child, I never asked for anything for Christmas. When it comes to presents, I’ve always found it difficult to think of what I’d want, because I’ve never really been that into ‘stuff’. I’ve always found the […]

Stuff Is Taking Over Your Life! Here’s How To Fix It.

Stuff Is Taking Over Your Life! Here’s How To Fix It.

Do you ever feel like you’ve got too much stuff? That you’re being consumed by consumerism? Then you’re not alone. Most of us have just got too much stuff. We’re drowning in it. We work ourselves into the ground, to earn as much money as we […]