Tag Archives : positive living

Be Your Own Best Friend


Hello! I am starting a series of essays, which you will see here on Surely Simple- in the Positive Living Column. I think it’s extremely important to focus on positivity. Today I’m talking about a topic which is of the most prime importance. Be your own best friend.  Now, you may be wondering, why is this even important? Well, I’m…

A 30 Day Cleaning Journey (Starting Now!)


This is just always on the top of my to-do list, but I never actually find time to do it. Or even start. What am I talking about? Cleaning up my workplace(s). To be fair, there’s been quite a bit of renovation going on for the past year..painting the walls, some major DIY-worthy projects, customised furniture..the works. And I’m going…

A Temple in White and Gold


When I was in Rajasthan, India, I noticed that there are many temples everywhere. The temples are all beautiful, and all different from each other in many aspects: the architecture, the gods and goddesses they centre upon, the atmosphere within. This particular temple is very close to my heart, because the atmosphere was so peaceful yet so alert-that you feel…

DIY Vision Wall


I’ve dabbled in creating vision boards on pinboards at home, and of course, there’s pinterest to make your own virtual vision boards. However, in my studio area (more coming about that later) I realised that I had a lot of wall space to create a..vision wall! I don’t know exactly how this will progress..maybe I’ll add some actual framed photos…