Show up and climb the hill

This post is slightly off topic to the central theme of my blog, but I really wanted to share this. I went to a motivational workshop over the weekend with the tagline of being prepared to put in the work. The presenter was an exercise physiologist, a personal trainer, coach, motivational speaker and author. He... Continue Reading →

Knowing Myself: Part 2 – Values

What are your values? Has anyone ever asked you this, or have you ever asked this question of yourself? I certainly haven't until recently and if someone had of asked me, I wouldn't have been able to answer them. But it seems like such an important thing to know of yourself. What do you value... Continue Reading →

Knowing Myself: Part 1 – Personality

One of the biggest benefits I've gotten out of getting into minimalism and meditation, is it has led me to look inwards and self-reflect. A lot of the information I was reading and listening to was talking about aligning your life with your values and cultivating your passions. That's great, but what exactly are my... Continue Reading →

My 30 Days as a Vegan

I recently finished up my 30 days as a vegan and I can definitely say it was a positive experience. I learnt quite a lot over those 30 days, it's re-framed the way I now think about food and going forward, my decisions around the food I eat will be different. The first 10 days... Continue Reading →

Time vs Money

I've always valued my personal time quite highly, but I've recently started to think about time in the same way I think about money. If I'm considering a new purchase, I not only way up how much money it costs, but how much of my time will it cost as well. Take for example the... Continue Reading →

Letting go

A few months ago our beautiful blue heeler, Harvey, passed away. We found out he had lymphoma a couple of months before that and we were able to manage it with medication for a while, but his health eventually declined. Having to make the decision to say goodbye was one of the hardest things I've... Continue Reading →

Meditation 101

I've been meditating for about 6 months now and I've noticed some significant changes in myself during that time. I'm more confident, less anxious, less stressed, more calm, less busy and more focused. Meditation is something I would have liked to have started in my late teens, I feel like it would have helped me... Continue Reading →

I Love Change

Since starting down my minimalist journey I've been doing a lot of soul-searching and self-discovery.  One thing I've discovered about myself, is that I love change. I really love change. Whilst I've probably always known this and people close to me would say, "well I could have told you that", it only hit home for... Continue Reading →

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