How to live a slower life

I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness and living simply lately. And how I think the two sit really well together, like peas and corn. Or scones and jam. This year I have taken a lot of pressure off myself. I’ve cut down the number of responsibilities I take on, and although I’ve revved up the … Read more

What are you doing with your one wild and precious life?

Today I was over at Writer Unboxed looking for some writerly inspiration when I came across this post that begins with the famous quote from poet Mary Oliver… The post is worth reading, as it offers inspiration and motivation for if you are in a bit of a slump. But I really got caught off guard … Read more

Why living a purposeful life is like building lego

  {image credit} At some point in our lives many of us will search for purpose and passion. We will realise the materialism that the modern world is built upon doesn’t deliver the promised happiness and that moments of purpose need to be built. But it is not as easy as it sounds. Sure getting … Read more

25 things that make me happy

{source} Everyone always seems to be searching for their happiness. They look high and low, under rocks, behind doors expecting it to just appear in a puff of smoke out of thin air. Well it’s not that complicated. Really. It’s not. I’ve spoken before about the happiness thing, and how the search for happiness is … Read more

Finding your purpose: Whose path are you following?

{image credit} It seems many of us are lost at the moment. Many are feeling the pressures of the end of the year, the stress of Christmas and the uncertainty of the year ahead. And many of us are tired. So tired. I’ve seen many people fall to pieces at this time of year, myself … Read more

Change: Why baby steps are important

So I’m cheating a little with today’s post, but there’s two good reasons why. 1. I’m currently spending all my creativity word wise on my NaNoWriMo project and after three days can happily say I’m on track. Yay! 2. This article was too good not to blog about. I’ll keep it brief, but the article … Read more