Eight Ways To Live a Better Life

One life, well lived…and how…

Bealtaine Cottage ~ The Oldest, Independent, Permaculture Smallholding in Ireland! Conceived, Designed, Planted and Worked by One Woman!

This is not a check-list.

It is not about ways to recycle or buy greener energy.

There is enough advice out there for you to check out.

Lists are good for remembering things in a hurry and ensuring everything is done, completed, bought…

This is simpler and permanent.

It is what I have learned about living as lightly as possible on this beautiful Earth.

These small bits of advice are not in any particular order, but as I think of them and how they have made a difference to my life…


*** Re-claim and nurture knowledge.

Talk with older, wiser people.

Keep a notebook of knowledge.

Bealtaine Cottage May 2012 013

I have tapes I recorded of my grandmother talking to me about her life and feelings on so many different and intriguing things.

I talked lots with my mother,  pictured above at Bealtaine Cottage.

Mum learned from me too…we exchanged ideas a lot.

Staying…

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7 thoughts on “Eight Ways To Live a Better Life

  1. Happy Birthday Colette, may you be blessed in so many ways. We almost share a birthday, mine was on Tuesday the 27th. Have a wonderful birthday! xx

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  3. Love this entry today! It gives extra meaning to what I have been trying to do. I have an antique oak dining room set. I finally feel comfortable with it as I’m now a grandma.
    Eden is also in my yard with both food and many trees and flowers. I feel relaxed and healthy in my own “park”! Permaculture is where it’s at!

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