Category: Live simply

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In my quest to declutter, I found that it sometimes isn’t worth time or money to sell certain things. And sometimes, other people might be interested and giving things away for free is OK!

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Despite liking painting my nails, I think most girls agree that it’s a painful patience test 90% of the time, right? Personally, I recently got rid of a lot of nail polish. Have you been thinking about cleaning up your collection?

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I recently bought the iPhone 7, picked out a new wallpaper, but also decided that I should go through my phone apps once again and remove any apps I don’t use. What’s the state of your phone and its apps?

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After writing a post over a year ago about destroying a jewellery obsession, I revisit how I’m going with keeping my stash from growing bigger. It takes time, unfortunately. And I still get tempted to buy more and more every time there is a sale or every time I walk past a store.

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How to deal with email, effectively

If you have a giant backlog of unread emails in the thousands, then this post may be for you. Sometimes it’s best to deal with an email as soon as you open it, or at least postpone a reply for later. Email newsletters can also take up an alarming percentage of our emails, and sometimes we forget to unsubscribe, even if we’re not interested.

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‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ can put smile on your face if you physically give someone something, rather than just putting it in the donation bin with vain hope. Also, did you know I’ve had the same CD in my car for over a year without taking it out?!

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Why do we set things ‘on the hour’? Why don’t we just start a task now instead of waiting for the clock to hit half past or to hit the next hour?

At 5:53am, would you wait until 6:00am to get something started? And why would you, when you could do something in those seven minutes?

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