Almost every culture and religion has a spring cleaning custom, often linked with celebration and gratitude. So how can we recapture that mood in our modern lives, and make mindful moments from the mundane?
Home & Living
We all need a bit of cosiness in our lives, here’s how to light up your home to create the ultimate ambience.
Always filling your time? Try “niksen”, the Dutch art of doing nothing. It could open your mind and boost your happiness.
Our tips on how to turn your home into an aromatic wonderland this festive period.
Frustrated at what you haven’t achieved thanks to Covid-19? Excited but overwhelmed by your dreams for 2022? The end of the year is a great time to reflect and plan your next steps with our pick of the most inspiring life manuals.
Winter is a season for wool sweaters, warm beverages, chimney fires, and to cosify your home.
From getting the most from your candle and the best spots to put your reed diffuser, to advice about how to scent your room to create an ambiance, you’ll want to read this handy guide.
There’s no place like home to put you at ease and make you feel good. Here are some practical ways to turn your living space into a living well space.
Do you ever feel like a slave to your smartphone? If you’re like the average person, you check it 200 times each day. Chances are you’re in need of a digital detox.
Surround yourself with nature by bringing the outdoors in this summer with these practical tips
Whether you have recently moved in or your house just doesn’t feel like home, try cleansing and rejuvenating the energy. Giselle La Pompe-Moore, spiritual guide, meditation teacher and founder of Project Ajna, shows you how.
Descending from the Buddhist ritual of flower offerings, forget ready-made bouquets this year and embrace Ikebana
Want to create a private meditation retreat in your own house? These tips will help you turn any space into the perfect at-home meditation space.
These page-turners will transport you to far-flung lands and leave you feeling rejuvenated with each passing chapter.
Better concentration, a good night’s sleep, less stress and beautiful dreams: discover how scents can positively influence body and soul.
In today’s sustainably-conscious world, we share 8 ways to reconcile a love of hoarding books with a more mindful approach to collecting.
You want your home to be both comforting and inviting. You can do this by making your interior pleasing to the eye, but what about to the nose? Fragrance has a tremendous impact on how you feel, and you want your house to feel like home. Read on to learn how home scents can positively affect your mood.
Your summer travel plans may have been cut short, but never fear. Here’s our round-up of 5 books that will take you far, far away – from the comfort of your couch.
Want to revel in the warm, slow days of summer without feeling sluggish? These tips for finding your summer balance will both relax & recharge you.
Give your eyes a rest as you bask in the heat of the sun or curl up on the couch under a blanket, and let these narrators and podcasts take you on a trip.
Discover why your house is a reflection of yourself and how you can improve your life by making small changes to your living space. Familiarize yourself with feng shui.
Author Julie Pointer Adams tells us about the perfectly imperfect appeal of decorating with wabi-sabi – and how to bring it into your own home.
Your home is your haven, a place to unwind & relax. Make the most of your at-home time with the soul-soothing music on this Spotify playlist.
Adding a little nature to your home interior serves a bigger purpose than just decorating it. Houseplants have the ability to improve our well-being in many ways. Get in the know about the power of houseplants.
Wondering how to make your home a stress-free haven where you can truly relax? These six easy decluttering tips will bring calm to your house and your mind.
You spent at least a third of your day at the office – how’s it impacting your health? Wellness at work is holistic – starting from your posture and going all the way to light, air quality and other concerns also factor in. Keep reading to get the lowdown.
Thanks to the colder weather, your comfy couch is looking more and more tempting. Cuddle up (guilt-free!) with one of these books and you’re sure to get through the fall.
Want to make your house feel homely? We called on 4 inspiring women with incredible homes to share their tips for organising and styling yours.
Transform your outdoor space into a soulful haven where you can retreat and relax. To help you create your own garden oasis, here are 9 essential tips.
By incorporating ancient traditions into their work, Aoi Yamaguchi and Peter Bellerby create unique and stunningly beautiful artworks.
It’s tea time! Not only does it make us feel warm and cosy, tea actually contains healing properties. Wrap your hands around a warm mug & explore why drinking it is a healthy routine that helps you slow down.
Looking for the perfect book to bring to the beach? Check out our summer reading list, filled with inspiration on slowing down and making the most of the season of sun.
The longer and warmer summer days always make us want to be outside. It’s the ideal time to start practicing some new habits in your daily life. We’ve put some ideas together to inspire you to stay active this summer.
Wabi-sabi is the 2018 decor trend everyone needs to know about. This ancient Japanese art focuses on the beauty of imperfection. At home, that means the use of organic materials, pieces with imperfections and embracing authenticity. Find the beauty in the not-so-perfect!
Everyone should consider incorporating the principles of ‘slow living’ into their lives. A concept that involves living a more mindful and meaningful life while staying truly connected to yourself. We’ve selected the best books to help you incorporate slow living in your life.
Chances are you’re already struggling with the resolutions you set for the New Year. Instead, why not create a new routine to carry you through 2018? Introduce yourself to the concept of soulful living and you’ll find everything falling into place—here’s how.
The holidays are about a lot of things: delicious food, exchanging gifts and festive parties, just to name a few. And what do all of these things have in common? We share them with friends and family. Commemorating special occasions with loved ones is a ritual dating back to ancient times—this is why.
Want to know how an interior design expert unwinds in her own home? We talk with blogger, photographer and content creator Hannelore Veelaert about her favourite room, her home rituals and the one thing that you can do to transform your home into a relaxing retreat from the world.