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Minimalist decision making

Minimalist decision making

My note from The Universe today was thus; True life mastery, Christine, is more a function of knowing what to want, that knowing how to get what you want. Incidentally, my word for 2019 is minimalism. “Let’s imagine this new year as a blank slate. It’s like an empty...

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One foot in front of the other

Just keep going. Keep moving forward, one foot in front of the other. I think, that perhaps, this is my philosophy to life? Because eventually you will get there, to your dreams, your goals. It is...

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Maybe you should embark on a quest?

Last night I stumbled upon a gem of a YouTube video. It was linked in a post recommended by one of the few newsletters I receive – I am pedantic about my inbox and only sign up to the best...

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How to Have a Really Good Reading Year

In January 2017 I challenged myself to read more books than the year before.   The goal was 52 books, a book for each week (it’s what the happier, healthier, more successful people are...

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Reading Challenge 2018

I have had so much fun looking at all of the new reading challenges out there for 2018 but I really wanted to create my own reading challenge. 2017 has been there year that I have rekindled my love...

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Slow Festivity

Every year I swear I won’t let the busyness and stress of the festive season get to me and yet every year I get to the end feeling like I have just run a cross country race. As an introvert,...

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New Moon – Setting Your Intentions

New Moon Intentions! New Moon is a great time to set your new intentions for the next lunar month. Intentions differ from goals in that they are the HOW to obtain the outcomes (goals) and it is a...

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The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

This year I made the pledge to try and read more. I love reading. When people ask me what my hobbies are I list reading first. And it has always been this way, I have loved books since I was a...

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One foot in front of the other

One foot in front of the other

Just keep going. Keep moving forward, one foot in front of the other. I think, that perhaps, this is my philosophy to life? Because eventually you will get there, to your dreams, your goals. It is inevitable, as long as you keep moving towards them, no matter how...

Maybe you should embark on a quest?

Maybe you should embark on a quest?

Last night I stumbled upon a gem of a YouTube video. It was linked in a post recommended by one of the few newsletters I receive - I am pedantic about my inbox and only sign up to the best newsletters. Anyway, the YouTube video...

How to Have a Really Good Reading Year

How to Have a Really Good Reading Year

In January 2017 I challenged myself to read more books than the year before.   The goal was 52 books, a book for each week (it's what the happier, healthier, more successful people are doing, you know). Oh my, how I failed so miserably... I later changed my goal...

Reading Challenge 2018

Reading Challenge 2018

I have had so much fun looking at all of the new reading challenges out there for 2018 but I really wanted to create my own reading challenge. 2017 has been there year that I have rekindled my love affair with reading. In the past I became stuck in the literary...

Slow Festivity

Slow Festivity

Every year I swear I won't let the busyness and stress of the festive season get to me and yet every year I get to the end feeling like I have just run a cross country race. As an introvert, the crowds and busyness of the season can be really overwhelming. Also, the...

How I Meal Plan [Mostly] Plant Based and Always on a Budget

How I Meal Plan [Mostly] Plant Based and Always on a Budget

I feed five people, mostly plant based, always on a budget, and this is how I meal plan for the month. In the past I have created beautiful spreadsheets linked to recipes and a shopping list but this worked out to be unrealistic and inconvenient. I mean how do you...

New Moon – Setting Your Intentions

New Moon – Setting Your Intentions

New Moon Intentions! New Moon is a great time to set your new intentions for the next lunar month. Intentions differ from goals in that they are the HOW to obtain the outcomes (goals) and it is a great exercise to define these on a monthly basis. This ensures that you...

Book Review: Surfacing by Margaret Atwood

Book Review: Surfacing by Margaret Atwood

I recently finished my first ever Margaret Atwood, and I must say I am hooked. Her writing is sharp and filled with layered meaning. I will be looking out for her books in the future, and I'm dying to read her much talked about 'Hand Maids Tale' that has been made...

Unearthing Hidden Pain [Journal Prompts for Healing]

Unearthing Hidden Pain [Journal Prompts for Healing]

I have been trying to become the best version of me for a while now. Since having my first child. I could definitely say that becoming a mother inspired me to work towards becoming the best version of myself. So the self-help books that I scoffed at in my teens (I...

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

This year I made the pledge to try and read more. I love reading. When people ask me what my hobbies are I list reading first. And it has always been this way, I have loved books since I was a child. After having children, however, and even before if I am to be...

Hi, I am Christine. I am a work from home unschooling mom. Here is where I share my healing journey, and the pleasures in my life; books, my garden, my children, to inspire you. Welcome!