Not long ago I wrote a post on how to achieve your goals, with a free goal setting sheet. To grow a business or a life you love you need to create goals and plan how to reach them. Which also means to achieve any goals you need to create a plan, and most importantly do the work. Here’s the truth. It’s not easy. You have to choose. You have to spend time working out your goals, planning and scheduling the work. Then you have to do it. There’s no short cuts here. So I have decided to … [Read more...] about August Monthly Goals
I have been describing myself as a Minimalist for a few years now. I have even given talks and workshops on the subject. One thing that comes up often is people feeling Minimalism as an impossible choice for them. They think that you have to live in a house of less then 100 things. Your rooms are painted white, with empty shelves and clean worktops. You have to chuck away your television, no children (can you imagine the mess!) and never going shopping again. Well, unless you need food or … [Read more...] about How to be Minimalist without throwing out your stuff.
I recently watched 'The true cost of Fashion' a documentary that shows the problems and issues with the fast fashion industry. To keep up with demand, keep costs low and maintain a profit companies can't help but create a loss of human rights and large amounts of environmental damage. It explains what sustainable fashion is and how to support it. It's a fascinating documentary about the industry as a whole and is available for free on Netflix. Here are some shocking facts I learnt from the … [Read more...] about Who Makes your Clothes?
It started with a one way ticket to Kuala Lumpur. When my Dad died I bought a one way ticket to SE. Asia. This is how my passion for writing started. I really believed I would find happiness there. The solution had to be found somewhere else. So I thought that was probably somewhere far, far, away. I thought it was more new things, not less. I've learnt since then that the answer always the same. Not more, but less. Due to that, over the last five years my life has changed several times … [Read more...] about Why I think the Solution is always ‘Less’.