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7 life lessons from Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn had many pearls of wisdom – and not the kind you can buy at Tiffany’s.

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Simpler ways to handle your period

Periods. They’re unpleasant. Often, they are also uncomfortable, painful, and a bit gross. Which is why I’m pretty excited about this blog post. The way women handle periods could be about to change. Since adolesence you have probably approached your period in much the same way. Get some tampons and pads, wear them, try not…… Continue reading Simpler ways to handle your period

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6 little luxuries (that are 100% useful)

What do you think of when someone uses the word ‘luxury’? Five star hotels, vintage wine, spa breaks? Or maybe fast cars, flashy jewellery and big houses? If you’re trying to lead a simpler life, all of the above might sound completely counter-productive. Which is why I think it’s high time we re-defined what luxury…… Continue reading 6 little luxuries (that are 100% useful)

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Beauty vs minimalism: can you have both?

You may have noticed that, despite being a blog about simple living and minimalism, I write about beauty products. Eh? How does that work? Well, let’s face it: cosmetics are not at all necessary. Sure, it’s nice to wear them and it can feel like you’d die of embarrassment if anyone saw the zit on…… Continue reading Beauty vs minimalism: can you have both?

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Forget hygge – it’s all about friluftsliv

I’m going to admit something right now: I live for hygge. It’s warm, it’s comforting and it’s typically used to describe things that happen indoors. All are things I thoroughly enjoy, especially in winter. In case you missed its rise to popularity in the English-speaking world, hygge (hoo-gah) is an untranslatable Danish word that some…… Continue reading Forget hygge – it’s all about friluftsliv

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6 multi tasking beauty products to simplify your routine

I’ve recently been having a bit of a purge – of beauty products. They’ve been accumulating for years, steadily building up as I tried more and more stuff, received (very generously) more and more gifts. If you’re a teenage girl, cosmetics tend to be the go-to birthday present, so it’s not surprising I ended up…… Continue reading 6 multi tasking beauty products to simplify your routine

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Why women need simple living

Many people benefit from simple living and minimalism. It saves you money, de-clutters your house, and can help you get back in touch with what really matters. However, if there’s one group of people in particular that I think could benefit most from simple living, it’s women. Why? Because, in the Western world, women are…… Continue reading Why women need simple living