Wellness

50 ways to live slow

50 ways to live slow | Guide by Rebecca Hawkes

As a business owner and freelance ethical designer, my work hours are mine to dictate and organise. There is no one to reprimand me and slap my wrists for getting distracted, refresh the pages of social media or get lost in the never ending infinity scroll of pinterest. To gain back my time, make an …

Make time for balance while succeeding in business

Find flow, get intentional and create with passion. How to make time for balance while succeeding in business

  Welcome to my Tall Poppies series where I share interviews with inspiring women, creating unique businesses. This week I spoke with digital marketing consultant and yoga teacher, Krissa Ludvigsen, about keeping wellness in the spotlight while pursuing different creative roles. We discuss the influence of a regular yoga practice, finding your own alignment and …

Cultivating Creativity

Cultivating Creativity | Ways to bring more creativity into your routine. by Rebecca Hawkes

The balance between productivity and constructed chaos, is a fine one. We aim to ‘get shit done’ so we turn to multi-tasking and with it the multiple tabs, the alerts going off on our phones. Before we know it the phrase ‘so many windows open but no air to breathe’ feels very real. This type …

26 ways to consume less & create more

26 ways to consume less & create more | Rebecca Hawkes

With the approach of Black Friday and the intense consumerist drive it gives us annually, why not pair back instead and focus on what is important. Embracing the concept of ‘minimalism’ and the less serious statement of ‘who the heck is going to mention your expensive shoes at your funeral?’. I ask myself and you, …

The simple things

The simple things | Sustainably living the graphic designer life by Rebecca Hawkes

We all have those things that get us through the day as well as making it infinitely better. Simple and easy things. The type of things you have dedicated so little time thinking about because they fit so seamlessly into your routine. Sometimes it is the simple things that free your mind up to focus …

The Healthy Hustle

The Healthy Hustle: Getting work done while maintaining a balanced life | Rebecca Hawkes Diary

We don’t all need to be going at it a hundred percent of the time at a hundred miles per hour. The ‘hustle’ is glorified in the media, in stylised quotes on social media, and by coaches that surmise that if you aren’t working 100 hour weeks you are not putting in your “all”. There …