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minimalism travel

What’s in my bag? – Minimalist packing tips

I leave for Berlin in just a few days. While I’m excited to start this next chapter in my life, I’m still sad to leave Scotland. Fortunately, I’ll be back in December so I just need to get over it! When I moved to Scotland 6 months ago, I had two bags packed full of…

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Travel or your life is wasted.

The other day I happened upon a Cracked article titled “Five Stupid Pieces Of Advice That People Need To Stop Sharing.” (I know, I probably should spend my time elsewhere, but sometimes I can’t help myself as I scroll through Facebook.) I thought it was satire at first, but I’m pretty sure the author just…

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minimalism relationships travel

Minimalism and happiness

“I find it empowering to know that everything I need to live and be happy, I can carry on my own back, with my own two feet. It gives me a sense of freedom, mobility. I find much happiness living simply with few things.” — Marty Stano. In one week I’ll be in Berlin, starting…

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minimalism relationships

The person you really need to marry.

    I’ve had my fill of relationships. A pattern emerges when I reflect on my past. I made similar mistakes, dated the wrong sorts of people and dated them for the wrong reasons. Finally, I realised how much time I was wasting trying to force relationships that didn’t need to be there. Often I…

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minimalism travel

Life is grand. Don’t waste it.

Do you ever wake up and ask yourself: What the hell am I doing with my life? I ask myself this question more often than you’d expect and I rarely feel like I know the answer. I don’t have set plans. I’m really just winging this and taking life as it comes. I do know…