Finding things that make life easier or better are my favourite things in the world. The feeling when you find something and it just changes your life – whether the change is big or small. I’m always on the search for things like this. Not all of these things cost money which is great because I hate it when the first thing you have to do is buy something to start a new habit or make a change in life.
I would definitely say that my diffuser is one of the best purchases that I’ve made this year. I got it back in February and I use it almost daily. Every so often I vary between using essential oils for health benefits or using fragrance oils just to make my room smell nice. My favourite mixture is cotton, lavender and honey for before I go to bed. It sends me right off to dreamland.
#2: NOT WEARING MAKEUP
Back in March, I wrote a post all about why I stopped wearing makeup. The main reason was that I just couldn’t be bothered to do it in the morning. Also, I was just spending so much money on makeup that I was using once and then never using again. I just decided it was the best thing for me, my skin and my bank.
#3: TAROT CARDS
For me, 2018 has been a big year in regards to me exploring my spirituality. I received my tarot cards for Christmas and I was instantly obsessed with them. I am trying my best to learn the cards normally and reverse meanings. My favourite thing is giving my family members little readings.
#4: MAKING MY BED DAILY
This one seems pretty usual but it’s made such a difference in my life. Making my bed every day, first of all, stops me from getting back into bed. I will often spend days huddled up in bed but when I see my bed looking neat and tidy it stops me from wanting to get back into it.
Since starting university, reading books I enjoy rather than academic texts have been pretty tough. In between essays and lecture readings, I hardly have the time to read proper books. However, with my commute I have loads of time to listen to stuff – this is where audiobooks came in. Now when I’m on the train or the gym or wherever I put one of my audiobooks on and it’s changed my life honestly.
Thank you so much for reading. What has changed your life this year? I know we still have some time left before 2018 ends but these things have done wonders for how I’ve felt this year. Have a lovely day and stay beautiful.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” – Socrates.
Lots of loves,