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March 31, 2020

Our world has been catapulted into unprecedented kind of chaos.  Yet, depending on how we choose to respond, our children may one day look back on NOW as one of the best times of their little lives.  Bear with me.

When I was small, all I wanted was for my mom to sl...

March 29, 2020

The world as we know it is swiftly changing in ways we cannot imagine – thank you Coronavirus.  Many countries with high risk populations have gone into complete lockdown, leaving residents with complex questions to consider.  What is the balance between personal freed...

March 29, 2020

Our world is ending…or so it seems.  The perfect virus escaped China and spread like wildfire, unbeknownst to its host who displays no symptoms for the first two weeks of infection.  After two months plaguing the planet with a highly contagious respiratory infection, C...

April 7, 2018

Namibia is the ultimate Slow Life destination.  The distances are vast, so it’s essential to take your time on a self-drive through this expansive desert.  When you do, you will find a country of untouched landscapes so endless that you lose all sense of time and space...

March 12, 2018

I always enjoy discovering hidden gems in my backyard, so when I was invited to an evening showcasing the wine farms of suburban Cape Town, I was thrilled.  This is slow life – less time missioning, more time being wherever you are.  If that place happens to be an hist...

March 12, 2018

Guest blogger Verity Price had a flash of inspiration during an unexpected rainstorm in drought-stricken Cape Town.  This article was written to show us that what often seems a curse, can contain a hidden blessing.  The article went viral on social media the day it was...

February 16, 2018

I grew up in an Alaskan rainforest, so nothing makes me feel more alive than the sound of rain falling on rooftops and the smell of the forest after a fresh downpour.  Over the past few years in Africa, as global warming has taken hold, I have become familiar with, and...

January 23, 2018

As you already know from reading this blog, I am incredibly passionate about the benefits of slow living.  I would love to inhabit a world where everyone took the time to engage more fully with ‘what matters.’  I’m sure you would, too.  If we all need to be the change...

December 12, 2017

Reflecting on the virtues of slow living, I realize it's crucial to address the question of how to create income without slogging for hours in an office.  For the purposes of this article, I trolled the internet to source the most user-friendly articles about generatin...

November 17, 2017

I was having a conversation the other day with a friend who just finished building.  She was reflecting on the days when she lived in a rental home she didn’t like, and constantly felt ill at ease. Once she created a beautiful space to live in, that feeling just vanish...

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