Author Archives: riverkatie

Saying NO To Minimalism!

Saying No To Minimalism! OK! Enough! I am not a minimalist…now step away from my books! My struggle with minimalism should be obvious by now to readers of this blog. I have to admit I am seduced by the idea. I … Continue reading

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Minimalism or Homesteading?

Minimalism or Homesteading?   I am back to considering the clutter again. Like most of us I struggle in this area. I read books like Clutter Be Gone! and websites like The Minimalists and I strive to emulate these people, … Continue reading

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The Power of the Streak! No, I don’t mean dashing naked across a cricket pitch….I mean the use of a streak to establish a habit. I am interested in habit forming, it’s one of the reasons this blog is called … Continue reading

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I’m going to die….

So are you! So is your dog, your cat, your goldfish, and, heartbreakingly, your child. Although not, we all fervently pray, before you. We will all die, as Benjamin Franklin pointed out, “‘In this world nothing can be said to be … Continue reading

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Goal Setting…The Dark Side.

Goal setting is all the rage nowadays. The internet, films, articles and endless self help books tell us how to set goals, how to break them down into manageable sub goals and then everything will be wonderful, the sun will … Continue reading

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Technological Tribulations for the Minimalist Runner

It has been a busy few weeks here at Slowhabits. We have had a number of running events. Peter, Emily and I did the Mount Oxford Odyssey, 20km over Mt Oxford, with a seriously punishing climb. Then Emily ran the … Continue reading

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Getting High.

I am still ‘high’ from Saturday, and it is now Tuesday afternoon. I am not sure when I am going to come down again. It was a ‘legal high’ of course, we are not advocating breaking the law here, and … Continue reading

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