On my Facebook page, and via Twitter, I often share links to interesting or inspiring articles or blog entries. I know not everyone is on Facebook, and I think that is is often a very good choice when trying to cultivate a life less busy. Because of this, I thought that each quarter I would include … More Reading List – First Quarter 2016
When it comes to stuff…..less is definitely more! “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” Albert Einstein If you want to simplify your life one of the first steps is to declutter. It’s hard to even think straight with mountains of junk around the house, or drawers stuffed full of things you don’t need. Clutter has been associated … More Less Stuff, More Living
While we can associate many positive things with being busy, such as productivity, achievement, efficiency and dedication, it seems that busyness actually undermines some of these qualities. When we try to cram too much into our lives we begin to see stress, anxiety, diminished performance, compromised quality and burnout. But in a culture where being busy … More There is No Glory in Being Busy
There is no question that the world we live in seems better designed for extroverts, and this is becoming increasingly so. As time seems to speed up around us, leaving little if any time for quietude or reflection, the needs of introverts are going unmet. Schools and other educational settings are changing the way curriculum … More I’m An Introvert…Get Me Out of Here!
Despite my quest for a life less busy, the time I spend online often seems to exacerbate the busyness of life. Checking through news feeds, adding my own posts to blogs and social media sites, responding to others….it all takes time. I start to question why I’m online at all. Surely an easy way to simplify … More Connecting and Sharing in a Digital World
Nature is……bliss! Sometimes life gets so busy that we forget anything exists outside our own little bubble and beyond our to do list. When I start feeling like this I know that a day connecting with nature is often the best remedy. Yesterday we had a family day out and it was like therapy for … More Hello Nature
I have made the decision to slow down and eradicate the ‘busy’ from my life. And what better way to make sure I stick to my goal than going public? For anyone who knows me the whole ‘going public’ thing may be a little bit surprising. I like to hide in the shadows and keep myself pretty … More (So Far) Out of my Comfort Zone