Goals and values

Holding things lightly

Minimalism is all about letting go of things that don't give you value. But it's not just about the physical things. I recently read a great article about holding things lightly in a psychological sense (I would have put a link to it but it appeared in my feed and then I couldn't find it… Continue reading Holding things lightly

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April 2022 update – getting clear on my goals

April has been a bit of a re-set month. I had two weeks' holiday in Tasmania, went on a one week training course and some of my work pressures turned a corner. The much needed time out has given me some time to reflect. My 2022 goals, to focus on fun and passion projects, have… Continue reading April 2022 update – getting clear on my goals

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March 2022 update – Fun, passion projects, health and finance

2022 is my year to focus on fun and passion projects (see my plan here), but I also continue to track my health and wellbeing and personal finances, which have been focuses in previous years. March has been another busy month with work, and I haven't had the balance right with my personal goals and… Continue reading March 2022 update – Fun, passion projects, health and finance

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February 2022 update – fun, passion projects, health and wellbeing and finances

2022 is my year to focus on fun and passion projects (see my plan here), but I also continue to track my health and wellbeing and personal finances, which have been focuses in previous years. I think February is the busiest month of the year at work. Many people in Australia take the whole of… Continue reading February 2022 update – fun, passion projects, health and wellbeing and finances

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I still get tempted to buy stuff!

I've been making progress towards financial freedom since 2020, when I spent the year focusing on my personal finances and getting them into shape. Since then, I've clarified my 'why' of wanting to get there (more time to do the things I really get joy out of), put $43k into investments, paid off my student… Continue reading I still get tempted to buy stuff!