Minimalism: The Beginners Guide


So, you’re sick of the clutter in your life and want to purge.

Maybe you’ve seen these MacBook-wielding nomads on the socials and fancy some similar life-styling…

To become unencumbered by modern entrapments like mortgages, wardrobes and underpants…

Free to travel the world out of a 1.62-litre backpack with a pair of moisture wicking socks that double as emergency toilet paper.

Well, let’s take a look at this strange new minimalism cult and some tips to get you going.

How to Wake up Refreshed

how to wake up refreshed

Let me guess…

You drag yourself out of your warm cocoon every morning, bleary-eyed and miserable, ready for another slog at work.

You know you’ll feel tired all day, and then have no energy to actually do anything fun when the evening finally rolls around.

All because you can’t get a decent night’s rest.

So in this article, we’ll cover exactly how you can wake up refreshed in a few simple steps.

How to Be a Life Coach (in 10 Ridiculously Simple Steps)

how to be a life coach

So you want to quit the corporate rat race to dispense life advice?

You’ve desperately clawed your way up Maslow’s hierarchy, ready for some first world transcendence into altruism and true actualisation.

To help and serve, empowering individuals to follow their bliss.

Well here’s your guide brave spiritual warrior.

11 Science-Based Reasons For Someone Avoiding Eye Contact

Avoiding Eye Contact

Do you get uncomfortable when someone doesn’t meet your gaze?

There are many reasons for someone avoiding eye contact. 

But even though it’s a natural phenomenon, it can still make you feel like a bit of a lemon. 

Especially when you’re trying your hardest to be a good little conversationalist. 

Why Is Trust Important? A Splendid Question…

why is trust important - lego

Do you trust yourself?

Are you confident that this crazy old existence experiment is going well?

If not, it may be a bumpy ride amigo.

I mean, trust is easy when life’s all ice cream and kittens.

But what about when we’re floundering around like a drunkard in the dark, unsure which direction to take?

Delivering Digital Value

delivering digital value

As I analyse what types of blogs/content I enjoy reading (and publishing), it’s made me think more about the current media landscape.

As creators, we obviously want to attract our few eyeballs to our articles, and perhaps evens create some raving, foaming at the mouth fans who love our work.

To do this, we website owners must seek to deliver value.

So, what exactly is the juice that most website visitors are extracting?

The Tecumseh Poem

tecumseh poem

Today I stumbled across the Tecumseh poem and have enjoyed learning more about this iconic leader.

Chief Tecumseh was a Native American Shawnee warrior, rising to power in the early 19th century.

Since his death in 1813, he’s become somewhat of a folk hero. Click here to read more.

Control Your Thought, Master Your Existence

control your thought

Are you the master of your mind or unsure how to control your thought process?

Let’s face it…

Many of us are slaves to our thoughts, pushed and pulled at their every whim.

Deep down we know what we want to do with our health, careers and relationships, but no sooner have we decided than our thoughts hijack the controls, introducing fear and doubt.

In this article, we’ll look at the importance of observing your mind and what you can do to control your thought.

How to Change Your Story (and Transform Your Life)

darth vader - change your story

What stories do you tell yourself?

Are they empowering, uplifting tales that motivate you…

Or do you routinely cast yourself as a baddy or in a minor role?

The truth is that stories are immensely powerful.

So, the question is…how can we use them to improve our lives?

16 Incredible Blogs About Life, the Universe and Everything

blogs about life

Are you always on the lookout for good blogs about life?

Me too.

The problem is that websites pop up constantly and are devoured by the Internet demons every day.

It can be hard to find a blog that you resonate with, let alone a blogger who’s in it for the long haul.

But fear not friend – here’s some interestingness for your eyeballs.