Mindfulness

Mindfulness is about taking the time to be aware, whether of those around you, physical items, or things you do. Being thankful for what you have.

receiving a random act of kindness on a blue day at PumpjackPiddlewick

Today I was in receipt of a random act of kindness. I for one love doing random acts, but it is not done with the intention of being the recipient. It’s just because it is a nice thing to do and makes me feel good. And hopefully the other personRead More →

can you have too much stuff? | PumpjackPiddlewick

Is there such a thing as too much stuff? How much stuff is too much stuff? There’s a lot of advice, and wisdom, out there telling you to downsize, minimise, try the Marie Kwando method, simplify life… . I’ve written a post or two myself (did you note the linksRead More →

How to live healthy on 50 a week at PumpjackPiddlewick

Whether you wish to have a life that is debt free or wish to save money for something particular, from a small gift to a house, the tactic is the same. The simple (and rather off-putting) answer is spend less than you bring in.  For us, that limited us toRead More →

Exploring what is a given right at PumpjackPiddlewick

Have you ever contemplated what is a given right? It had me pondering this past weekend. You see, I have found in living in different countries, that the concept of what is a given, or in essence taken for granted, really varies. Now I’m not talking about what we shallRead More →