Simplicity

Simplicity

There’s something about simplicity. Its, well, just simple really. I’ve spent the last three days doing some simple things. Walking, sitting, reading, exploring, and at the beginning and end of each day eating some simple meals. I’m perched on the top of a small mountain, staring out at the sea, and I’m reminded about how the simple things in life are enough to make me happy. There’s no internet here, my smartphone...

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The benefits of waking early

The benefits of waking early

I’ve changed the structure of my days this year. Its not a New Years resolution, just that it happened to coincide with a trip to Hawaii before Christmas. I found that being on the other side of the world, and still having to manage my businesses, meant that I needed to get up a little earlier to catch people before they left their office. The fact that I was still suffering a little from jet-lag made it so much easier to be up at 4 or 5 am. I...

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From To-Do to Not-Do

I wrote a post a while back about To-Do lists, but a post I read recently made me think again about some of the past changes I made, in how I capture all those tasks in life that need doing. I started to dissect my To-Do list and particularly those things that stuck around. You know, the ones you don’t do, and move them to the next day, and then the next day, and maybe you’ll get around to doing it next week, or next month. Actually I’m not...

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A list of Lifestyle Reading

A list of Lifestyle Reading

I’ve been consumed by books lately, so I thought I’d write a quick list of some of my favourite lifestyle reading. I really love to read about the lifestyles of others, how they’ve made changes for the better and particularly if we can adapt these changes to our own lives.Here’s a list some of them for you to consume. You can buy Happiness, Tammy Strobel, who took minimalism to what some would call an extreme with her tiny house. I...

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