Gratitude: It’s the Key to Happiness  

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info.  Gratitude. It’s a tricky customer. Easy to feel —and express— when our cup overfloweth, but nowhere to be found when our cup appears to have runneth dry. Which is precisely when you need it most, because gratitude is your ticket back to Happyville. If […]

The Health Benefits of Kindness

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Have you noticed how great you feel after you’ve done something nice for someone else? Well, it turns out there’s a perfectly good explanation for it. In his book, Why Kindness is Good For You, Dr. David Hamilton reveals how kindness has been scientifically […]

Plant-Based Diet for Beginners: 3 Easy (and Yummy) Breakfast Options

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Given how well-received our Plant-Based Diet for Beginners (and Curious Omnivores) was, Sporty and I thought it would be really cool to follow up with a monthly recipe. You know, to keep y’all inspired and on track. Falling about with laughter imagining how silly […]

News Information Overload (or, Why You Should Quit the News)

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. As a South African kid growing up in the eighties, there was no such thing as information overload, never mind news information overload. Television arrived in the country in 1976 and in our house a few years after that. (Dad wasn’t what you’d call an […]

At the Intersection of Minimalism, Gratitude and Family

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. On Saturday I flew up to Johannesburg for the day to attend a family reunion. I expected it to be quite exhausting, but instead I experienced a perfect balance of minimalism, gratitude and family. If you’ve seen my TEDx Cape Town talk, you’ll know […]