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Organisation and productivity

I’m done with minimalism

Wait, what?! Well, not quite. I'm not done with minimalism as an ethos, but I think I might have reached what 'my minimalism' looks like in terms of my physical possessions. I've spent the past couple of years decluttering, downsizing and reducing the new stuff that I bring into my life. After the initial purge,… Continue reading I’m done with minimalism

Organisation and productivity

Tips for setting up a password system

We all know passwords are important. But how do you set up secure passwords for multiple accounts, and still remember them all? I love a good system, and I have one for my passwords. How to set secure passwords There's no point setting up a system of easy to hack passwords. All you passwords should… Continue reading Tips for setting up a password system

Goals and values

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

Goals and values

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!

Goals and values

Minimalism vs frugality vs sustainability vs organization

I've been trying to implement the principles of minimalism for a couple of years now, so how come I still own things? Am I not a true minimalist? Minimalism is not about how many things you own, it's about owning just enough for you. It's a balance that I'm continuously trying to get right, right… Continue reading Minimalism vs frugality vs sustainability vs organization

Health and wellbeing

5 short term tasks to boost your long term health habits

Just like financial goals, improving and maintaining your health and wellbeing is long-term and relies on small, consistent habits. Never-the-less, when I started my journey towards financial independence, there were a couple of things that could be achieved early on that kick-started my progress (see my post on 10 things that I did in this… Continue reading 5 short term tasks to boost your long term health habits