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International Downshifting Week

This week, April 20th – 26th, is International Downshifting Week.

“InterNational Downshifting Week is a non-profit awareness campaign designed to help you slow down your pace, lean towards the green and get a better handle on the work/life balance in favour of life. 45 more words


A Case for Downshifting

I have an amazing job, which I love.

I have some really great clients who are passionate about what they do and some amazingly talented colleagues who are some of the most professional and fun people I’ve ever worked with in my life. 796 more words

One a day photo challenge Day 8 - tulips

I feel torn creatively now, obviously I am excited about my photography and all my ideas of what I can do with it, but now I have the painting ideas too!   108 more words

One a day photo challenge - day 5 - a few frustrations!

It’s a glorious day here (after yesterday being so drab) and I have already seen at least a dozen things I want to photograph!   So I am feeling a little frustrated, but they are all things I could come back to – I think if I saw something that was a one off, then I would just do it :-) 150 more words

If it feels like you've taken on too much, then you probably have

I was continually getting demands on my time, money and energy. From people I really don’t care about, or about causes that were not dear to my heart. 480 more words

Voluntary Simplicity

Stressed? Not you, I hope!

Why are some fellows so relaxed and seem to have all the time in the world, while others – in similar circumstances – are always busy, stressed and seemingly close to burn-out? 1,452 more words


Work-Life-Balance, Stage Two: Learn to Accept your Job

A job that you like, that is challenging, not too stressful and also rewarding, is a great thing.

If you have one – congratulations! Enjoy it, be thankful and rest assured that you have an excellent chance to be happy in your life. 977 more words