Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

It’s a common saying, and one with good meaning. But I wonder if it’s one of those things that you only learn via experience? It must be, as I see so many people putting their eggs in one basket. Relying on one central thing in their life from which to draw their happiness. Whether it’s … Read more

Minimalism: It’s about the important things

The older I get, the more the idea of minimalism resonates with me. I’ve never been a hoarder, but still, at times, I feel overwhelmed by stuff. And the older I get, the more I feel myself rebelling against needless consumerism. It really gets my hackles up! When we moved house last year (May), it … Read more

Choosing the grey areas of life

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across this quote from Sally Coulter. Now, I have no idea who Sally Coulter is, but this quote and it’s inherent message kept streaming into my consciousness all day.   I’m not sure where I sit with this. As much as I can see what Sally is … Read more

Don’t let the ‘what do you do?’ question define you

  I’m going to be really honest, and really vulnerable in this post. Why? Because when I see something in black and white staring back at me on the computer screen it: a) gets it out of my head, b) draws my attention to it c) makes it clearer and d) makes me accountable. So … Read more

What doing something I love every day has taught me

source   Everyone is always banging on about ‘doing what you love’, ‘finding your passion’, ‘following your dreams’, I know because I do it too. But one thing I’ve always said, is that your passion doesn’t always need to be found. Most of the time it’s right there, staring you in the face. Some fail to see … Read more