Do you ever have a feeling of overwhelm from doing too much, having demands, distractions and notifications? Simplifying your life is about letting go of things that drain you to have time for the things that make you more content. If you’re feeling like slowing down is a luxury you just don’t have time for, try […]
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Lise Walsh is a self-taught cook and entrepreneur who creates the delicious, wholesome meals for my workshops. I love her fresh, seasonal, local approach to food. Lise describes cooking as her happy place. “It’s a mixture of so many things. A way to express creativity. A way to nourish my body and more importantly, my […]
I’ve dabbled in eating more healthily on and off for a couple of years. This year I drew a line in the sand and decided, no more dabbling! If I want to live the best version of my life, I’m going to have to pay attention to what I’m eating and how it makes me […]
I’m by no means an expert, I’ve only had one trip to Japan, but it was enough to leave a lasting impression on me. Observing the culture, even briefly, gave me ideas on how to live with more consideration at home. There were three things in particular that stayed with me long after my plane […]
Last winter, I was sitting with a friend, chatting and drinking spicy chai by the fireplace. I was feeling content but also a bit flat and a little bit quiet and I couldn’t muster the same sparkly enthusiasm she had that day. I apologised to her for feeling slow, and not in a good way […]
In our modern Western world, we often experience an intense struggle between feeling like we don’t have enough and feeling overwhelmed by excess. We can swing between these two extremes, struggling to find balance. We desire bigger homes, newer cars, fancier appliances, more instagrammable holidays. On the other side, we find ourselves overwhelmed by clutter, […]
The term ‘forest bathing’ seems almost redundant, but with the hours that most people spend indoors, it’s become necessary to distinguish and carve out time to spend in nature. Forest bathing shouldn’t be mistaken as another therapy that humans should ‘consume,’ but a return to something fundamental; to ourselves and where we came from. The […]
Loved by everyone, it always brings a little something special to the table without being over the top or super sickly. It’s deliciously moist and nutty, and the buckwheat flour adds a slightly earthy flavour, while the fruit adds the perfect amount of sweetness.
How often have you raced through your day thinking: ‘I just need to tick off this huge to-do list and then finally when I do yoga tonight, I’ll have time to be mindful’? Mindfulness shouldn’t be reserved for the times that you’ve marked for wellbeing – it should be a state of being, a way […]
Kaitlyn Kuld is a self proclaimed ice-cream obsessive. She can’t pick just one favourite from the dozens she’s handcrafted with her husband Mati at Kuld Creamery in Perth. Roasted strawberry, baklava, lemon butter with almond poppyseed biscuits and cornbread with rhubarb swirl are just some of the quirky flavours that make her top five.