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What is Minimalism and how can I embrace its benefits?

What is Minimalism and how can I embrace its benefits?

What is Minimalism and what does being a Minimalist mean? As we live our lives, we tend to accumulate a lot of things. There’s always the idea to own more and obtain all the things we want. But if we spend some time to think about all those items, we soon realize that...

Kita the Japanese Akita – The new family arrival

Kita the Japanese Akita – The new family arrival

I’ve adopted a dog… I've just adopted Kita the Japanese Akita. Over the past few months I’ve been thinking of adopting a dog and it’s not a decision I’ve taken lightly. Luckily, I work from home and have done for many years. I would also consider myself as a fairly...

Solo Wild Camping in Brecon Beacons

Solo Wild Camping in Brecon Beacons

I finally got out for my First Solo Wild Camping in Brecon Beacons the other weekend. Unfortunately due to covid 19 and the lockdown I had to delay. Having purchased a range of new kit, which is listed at the end of this article. I was desperate to get out and try it...

Arthurs Stone Gower, Swansea

Arthurs Stone Gower, Swansea

Arthurs Stone can be found just north of the ridge summit of Cefn Bryn in Gower, Swansea. Cefn Bryn is an old 5-mile ancient ridge made out of red Sandstone situated in the heart of the Gower Peninsula, Swansea. It's referred to locally as the "backbone of Gower", as...

Cutting out sugar in hot drinks like coffee and tea?

Cutting out sugar in hot drinks like coffee and tea?

Cutting out sugar in coffee and tea was one of the monthly challenges I set myself in April of this year. I was having around 12 cups of coffee and tea combined each day. Although I can't say that I’ve ever overindulged in sugar and I wouldn't really say I've got a...

Personal Monthly Challenges Using the Rule of Three

Personal Monthly Challenges Using the Rule of Three

I've always set myself some personal monthly challenges over the years but never really written them down. At the end of each year or sometimes at the start of a new one, I would create a list of some yearly goals. This would end up being a long unobtainable list with...

What is Bullet Journaling or BuJo?

What is Bullet Journaling or BuJo?

Bullet Journaling (or BuJo for short) is a method of journaling and note-taking. It's designed to make it easy for you to get things written down quickly. It does this by using a method of bullet points and symbols. This helps you to write things down quickly like a...

Is meditation for you?

Is meditation for you?

A lot of people still don't know what meditation is together with its benefits. They think it's just something monks do and weird people copy. They think it means sitting upright, making a funny humming noise whilst starting to float and this included me. Well, I've...