Frugal hedonism

Frugal hedonism

For several years I’ve been fascinated with downsizing and minimalism, but I still struggle with the weight of my material possessions. This becomes more apparent as I am currently knee deep in orchestrating an international move during a pandemic. For years I’ve been...
Our flight is cancelled

Our flight is cancelled

I’m sharing this experience because I’ve found others sharing their experiences over the last 18 months very helpful in making our own decisions. Yesterday I got some news every Aussie trying to get home dreads.  “Your flight is...
Fighting the funk! Back in lockdown again…

Fighting the funk! Back in lockdown again…

‘The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man! Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy...
Are you stuck?

Are you stuck?

I never fully understood or appreciated the power that using affirmations could wield. I’d heard friends and mentors bandying about the term, “affirmations” for years, but never really thought to try it, brushing it off as a woo-woo New Age practice (some of which I...
Work

Work

I have been working since I was 13. Sooner if you count my little entrepreneurial ventures of dog walking, washing, and human babysitting, not that they proved to be that lucrative. As soon as I was legally able to, (and even when I wasn’t and found an employer that...