05 February 2016

Know your weaknesses

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As I started simplifying my life and engage in various experiments, I have tried to learn from my mistakes and noticed some patterns about myself. Over time, I also noticed how knowing about these weaknesses helped getting better by avoiding them.

31 January 2016

Do Your Best

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Like many things in life, the simplicity journey isn't a straight line, but rather a spiral upwards. There is progress, relapse, some answers and more questions. Sometimes we wonder if we are fit for this quest, if it is even possible. In these situations, the most important is to remember to do your best, whatever your best is today.

17 January 2016

Simple Goal Setting


Now is the time (a few days late but it's never too late to start) for the traditional 2016 resolutions and goal setting. If you are looking at a complete post about level up goals per area to help set your own, you can check out last year's. This year, I would like to present a short, simple way to set a few goals for the upcoming year.

10 January 2016

The Winter List


Happy new year 2016 to all! I have a little something about goals and resolutions planned, but time is short and I'm leaving on a work trip tomorrow morning. In the meantime, I'd like to share with you a few seasonal joys, as a reminder of gratitude and appreciation, but also to contemplate tthe fleeting nature of seasons.

31 December 2015


Many will remember 2015 as a difficult year, for many reasons. Today, I'd rather practice gratitude and remember what was good about the past twelve months. Here is a short list.

25 December 2015

Levelled Up 2015 : the Results

One year ago, I presented the 2015 resolutions in this yearly ritual so many engage in around the world. Whether you keep them close all year long or forget about them after a few weeks, I still think it's important to go back to them. To see how much you levelled up this year, to remember what mattered at the time and notice if priorities have changed. In this quiet and introspective time of the year, how did 2015 fare?

19 December 2015

Still A Consumer


Tis the season for wrap-ups, and I'd like to start with purchasing habits. One year after the end of the Levelled up shopping fast and almost five years after I started simplifying my life, what kind of consumer has simplicity lead me to be, and what is there to learn from my ongoing journey?