5 useless items I brought on my 5 month travels

Travelling simply changes you: The way you think, dress, what you care about and probably a whole lot more. When I decided to go on a 5 month long trip, I knew first and foremost I wanted ...

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3 ways to turn cooking into meditation

I was once away on a meditation retreat where one of the activities included an Ayurvedic cooking workshop. If you’re wondering what a cooking workshop has to do with meditating, well it has everything to ...

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5 ways to help manage discomfort

You bounce out of bed and routinely open up your Instagram app to see what you’ve missed while you were sleeping. Oh, here we go — more super-happy-filtered images. You know the feeling. It’s a little bit of meh ...

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3 Apps that are great for remote working

If you work in the digital or technology space, you're sure to have experienced remote working at least once. As an independent consultant, my work has allowed me to work with many different people; sometimes IRL, other ...

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A greener approach to household cleaning (with vinegar)

Way back when I was sharing a house, I was given the task to clean out the grease-goo that was on the kitchen's stove and exhaust hood. It took me a good two hours to complete the ...

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How to cook an Ayurvedic breakfast porridge

You know how it goes: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It took me a good 20 years to get used to the idea of breakfast. I'll be the first to admit that ...

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5 ways to start being greener and saving more

If I had a dollar for every time my mother reminded me to save, my savings account would be in the pinkest of health now. That said, it’s never too late to start saving. Saving doesn’t ...

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Job hunting in your 30s

I let out a heavy sigh as I stared at his limp body. He was dead and it was pretty obvious there wouldn’t be any turning back. I take a moment to let it all ...

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A guide to thrifty gift-giving

Christmas is just over four months away and even though it has never really been one of the seasons I celebrate, I’m starting to list down possible gift ideas already. Growing up, Christmas was never a ...

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Life lessons from nature

Ah, life has been a little bit tricky as of late. And as much I remind myself that the only permanence is change, and to trust in the universe, it's still easy to fall into ...

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