Spark Serenity has guest blogged for APDO on demystifying the common misconceptions of the KonMari method. Click the link below to read...
*Disclaimer - this is loooong, but I don't call it the ultimate festival packing list for nothing!* I knew my obsession with festivals would come in handy one day and here it is, in the form of this ultimate festival guide! Other than my main love of organising my other major passion is with festivals, mainly Glastonbury. Fallow years like this one, when it isn’t on, affects me in so [...]
I am soooooo busy! How many times have you heard this phrase? How many times have you heard this phrase today? Busy-bragging Being busy, or ‘busy-bragging’ is an epidemic. Constantly stating that we are so busy is now part of our core language, something to wear as a badge of honour. It makes us look important. I’m sorry I haven’t seen you for 2 years (even though you only [...]
“Wow!” I said walking into one of the many, many ice cream parlours opening up across the City. “Look at all these flavours, I can’t wait to try them!” I love ice-cream. I also love trying new things, so when the first ice cream parlour opened in my City I couldn’t wait to try it out. I walked in to the shop, specifically designed to excite (insult) all the senses [...]
Have you prepared for your own death? Have you even thought about it? Nobody likes talking about death. No one likes thinking that they are not actually going to live forever and one day they may have to face the inevitable and shuffle off this mortal coil for good. In a world of excess, where we accumulate more and more stuff throughout our lives, when we die something has to [...]
Hard as it is to believe with the snow still on the ground, but spring is officially here (or so Facebook told me this morning). Thank you Facebook, I'm not sure I believe you, but good effort in trying to make me feel warm again. And as we all know, with the onset of spring comes spring cleaning. I can hear you all cheering with joy. What fun! Also, as [...]
How can I live a life that Sparks Joy? Once your home is completely in order and you can identify what 'sparks joy' for you, you will then have the capacity to start looking into other areas of your life and see whether they're sparking joy for you as well. If they're not, now is the perfect time to make a positive life change. I recently made the huge, life changing [...]