Stress reduction tips are great, but they are only a Band-aid solution to a modern epidemic. The cure comes from some key simple living practices. If you want to beat stress for good, adopt a few simple living practices into your everyday life.
Stay hydrated with a homemade electrolyte drink. Drinking water is essential for good health…it’s essential to stay alive! And yet, sometimes water alone isn’t enough. Maybe you’re sick, or you’ve been turned inside out by a gastro bug. Maybe you exercise hard. Or you work outdoors in the heat. Or live in the tropics like […]
The other weekend instead of spending the day scrambling to catch up on the cooking and cleaning and all the other things that never seem done, I took a walk to the local farmer’s markets. A long slow walk, one that winds along the river, shining in the early morning sun. The fresh morning air, […]
the seven pillars of the good life > health and wellbeing > nutrition When it comes to our health, it turns out the trump card is the food we put in our mouths each day.”1 What does food mean to you? If you complete the sentence: “food is…” what would you say? If you’re the […]
We all want to live the good life, but what does that mean and how do we do it. Here are the seven pillars of the good life. Focus on these aspects of your life and not on consumption and you will always be living the good life on less.
Frugal living is the journey, the means to an end, not and end in itself. But if that’s so, what’s the point of living frugally? The answer is something we all quest for in our own way.
We can often feel guilty for taking time out for ourselves. But we’re better partners, parents, friends, workers and community members if we practice regular self care. This article explores frugal ways to relax and look after yourself.