We talk about taking risks as though it’s some grand act of bravery. A venture into an unknown void which takes thought and courage. We talk about taking risks as though risks are a rare part of our overall existence. … Continue reading WHAT RISKS WILL YOU TAKE?
Life is packed full. Tyre tracks in the sand, only to be rushed away with the tide. We run alongside the speeding truck of life, thinking that if only we can keep up, we will become who we’re meant to … Continue reading HOW TO KNOW YOURSELF
The day begins early. Even in winter, as the cold birds puff their feathers and the grass is tipped with frost; the day begins at minus three degrees, in the dark of the early morning. The mornings waiver between slow … Continue reading HOW TO MINIMISE WASTED TIME
Who are you? The identity cards in your wallet, they’re not quite you, you’re not that grey and strange rendition of yourself taken in a photo booth of some overlit supermarket. The books you own, that complicated combination of inherited … Continue reading WHO ARE YOU? THOUGHTS ON IDENTITY
A perfectly organised walk-in closet, the walls a clean white, hundreds of possessions lined neatly. A bold entryway, lined with art and textiles, each item with aesthetic or personal value; that feeling of being cocooned with beauty and importance. Luxury … Continue reading MAXIMALISTS, MATERIALISTS, HOARDERS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
A heavy weight pulls at you, for a while you sit with it, not knowing what to do, but you think- no, you’re sure- you’re stuck. Stuck in the place you’re at right now, with what you’ve got, with the … Continue reading THE FREEDOM MINDSET
New Year, New You? The stores are ablaze with sportswear and supplements, home gym equipment is on sale in catalogues. The usually silent midwinter streets are interrupted by the familiar tapping of brand new trainers on tarmac which echoes and … Continue reading THREE THINGS YOU NEED TO BUILD A MINIMAL FITNESS PLAN
That old book, worn at the corners, coffee-stained, you lent it to a friend back in high school and they wrote their name in the back. You tell yourself you’ll keep it another month. A box of toys, squashed into … Continue reading MINIMISING THINGS YOU ONCE LOVED
Every week is vast and chaotic lately; the news is ablaze with scientists and politicians. Instead of getting caught up in the chaos, we have the choice to reflect on what’s important to us. After all, our weekly lives are … Continue reading THE MINIMUM WEEKLY #2
Our minds are rooms. Interiors made to our own designs- bachelor pads and minimal apartments, great mansions, comfortable libraries, boxing arenas, prison cells. We can minimise our external reality, the tangible spaces around us, we can remove objects and create … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF A MINIMAL MINDSET