8:30pm, I’m on the couch, googling on my phone: Decluttering psychology. Decluttering mindset. Thoughtful articles about decluttering. Why is it so hard to declutter?   Hundreds of articles appear. 5 tips to declutter your bathroom! The secret method to eliminate clutter once and for all! 10 easy ways to be a minimalist without changing your life!

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I’ve been putting off writing this post because it feels too big, and I’m not sure where to begin. Do I start with genealogy? You might be bored before I even begin. DNA? Too scientific. Ancestral memory? Too woo. So let’s start with me, spitting in a tube. Last year I took an Ancestry DNA

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It’s a Thursday afternoon. My to-do list is a mile long. I really should be focusing on bringing in new clients for my business. And I’m sitting in the grass in the park, soaking up the bright sunshine. Reading a book.   Pleasure? Yes!  Guilt?  In waves. Sitting in the sun is intensely pleasurable for

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Since arriving in Hong Kong almost five months ago, it feels like all of the pieces of my daily life have been thrown up in the air – and they’re slowly coming back down to earth – just not fitting together the same as before. Moving countries is a major change.  (That’s an understatement!)  I’ve

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“Routines” have such a negative connotation. Sure, they’re great for productivity – they put you on autopilot so you get stuff done. But who wants to go through life on routines? It makes life sound so dull, so typical, so uninspired and grey. A concept I’ve been exploring for myself is the difference between rituals

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