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 […]
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Did you end off 2016 with high hopes for the year ahead? It was a tricky year for many of us, lots happened, much of it in the ‘you can’t make this shit up’ category. I mean, who’d have thought he who shall not […]
What’s the Problem? We’re so focused on accumulating stuff that we’ve lost sight of what’s important. We’ve forgotten what it’s like to just be. There’s a disconnect. We believe our happiness lies in what we own, when in fact the opposite is true. Our possessions weigh us down and we become resentful, disheartened, uncertain even. […]
In July I waxed lyrical at TEDx Cape Town about how, the less you own, the more you have. Now of course I knew what that meant (else I wouldn’t have been talking about it right?), but looking back from my current vantage point it seems to me I understood it only as an all-encompassing […]
Note: If you prefer to just cut to the chase, mosey straight down to my TEDx talk. However if you’re partial to a little back story, read on. What I’ve discovered is that it’s the journeys we embark upon unwittingly that often have the most impact.