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Slow Living in the time of Coronavirus

Slow Living in the time of Coronavirus

Here in Perth, we’re luckier than most. Our remoteness gives us an advantage over controlling the pandemic compared to other major cities around the world. After a few short weeks of life grinding to a standstill, we’re...
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Rosemary cookies on a handmade ceramic platter

Twelve days of Simple Pleasures – an antidote to festive season stress

We slow down enough, we notice the delight in ordinary days. As an antidote to the stress of the silly season I’ve created these mindfulness prompts for you, the 12 days of Simple Pleasures....
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A broken jug, a sake bar and a life lesson

A broken jug, a sake bar and a life lesson

As I stood in the rain, staring down at the broken porcelain jug shattered in pieces on the pavement, I thought, I know there’s a lesson is this, but right now I’m not in the mood to learn it. 
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Living Lagom – the Swedish mantra for moderation

Living Lagom – the Swedish mantra for moderation

In our modern Western world, we often experience an intense struggle between feeling like we don’t have enough and feeling overwhelmed by excess. We can swing between these two extremes, struggling to find balance. We desire bigger...
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Forest Bathing – three ways to add it into your self-care ritual

Forest Bathing – three ways to add it into your self-care ritual

The term ‘forest bathing’ seems almost redundant, but with the hours that most people spend indoors, it’s become necessary to distinguish and carve out time to spend in nature. Forest bathing shouldn’t be mistaken as another therapy...
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Nectarines on a wooden board

Upside-down nectarine and hazelnut cake

Loved by everyone, it always brings a little something special to the table without being over the top or super sickly. It's deliciously moist and nutty, and the buckwheat flour adds a slightly earthy flavour, while the fruit adds the...
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Five simple ways to be in the present moment

Five simple ways to be in the present moment

How often have you raced through your day thinking: ‘I just need to tick off this huge to-do list and then finally when I do yoga tonight, I’ll have time to be mindful’? Mindfulness shouldn’t be reserved for the times that you’ve...
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Conversations about mindful travel with Louise Coghill

Conversations about mindful travel with Louise Coghill

Louise in her Fremantle Studio, where she’s based between overseas adventures. Louise Coghill is a storyteller, photographer, an adventurer and a caffeine addict. She’s hiked to Everest Base Camp, walked along the Great...
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Ten ways to break your phone addiction

Ten ways to break your phone addiction

Using our phones make us miss the things that really matter, that are right in front of us. Our phones are amazing tools. We have access to a world of information in our pockets. Used well, they make our lives easier, more fun,...
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Solitude: The importance of alone time for fuelling creativity

Solitude: The importance of alone time for fuelling creativity

Not to be confused with loneliness, solitude is a constructive solitary state that scientists say is absolutely essential to creativity. Apps and podcasts rob us from otherwise natural moments of solitude and the creative breakthroughs...
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Five ideas to practice gratitude every day

Five ideas to practice gratitude every day

Feeling fulfilled comes first with gratitude. Having everything would feel like sweet nothing without it. Winterwares is a place that we try to practice gratitude every day and it fills the space and the people in it with more calm.
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One bowl: A guide to eating more mindfully

One bowl: A guide to eating more mindfully

Mindfulness is fast becoming the antidote to stress for modern society and there’s many ways to practice it, from meditation, walking and even eating mindfully. Author Don Gerard shares a guide to eating mindfully through his book One...
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