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A Way to Less

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Name:
A Way to Less
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
minimalism, frugality, FIRE, mental health
Start Year:
2019

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Location:
United Kingdom
Age:
20s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Teacher & Chartered Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

A Life Update and some BIG NEWS!  Soo…we have exciting news! We got engaged!!!!  After just less than 6 years of being together, Mr Way asked me to marry him and I said yes!  So I’ll be asking for lots of frugal wedding advice from like minded FI enthusiasts!!   Like everything else in our lives we will be looking at our wedding […] The post All Change! appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jul 20 2019 @ 5:00 AM
 Summary  This month was slightly over our ‘normal’ spending of ~£2,000. We had an annual membership fee to pay, as well as a couple of big outlays for our Africa trip added to the total. See below for more detail!  We break our main expenses down into broad categories starting with the big 3; housing, food […] The post Monthly Spending – June 2019 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jul 06 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Having just completed my 25th blood donation, I wanted to write a brief article about my experiences so far.   Giving blood is one of the most self-less acts you can do, giving the chance of survival to those in critical condition, or furthering research into life-saving treatments. It’s something I will continue to do for as long […] The post Blood Donation appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 29 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Our name means a lot of different things to us.   In our quest for a simpler way of living we’re reducing lots of aspects of our lives. We wanted to create this post to give you an idea of what ‘A Way to Less’ means to us and how we are striving to improve our […] The post A Way to Less……. What? appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 22 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Unpopular Opinion This is the latest in the series of SavingNinja‘s Thought Experiment posts. This is an idea to get bloggers to immediately respond to a question and all post their answers on their blogs. You have to write the first thing you think of and can’t pre-plan or do any major editing. If you want […] The post Thought Experiment 6 – Miss Way appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 15 2019 @ 3:30 AM
Unpopular Opinion This is the latest in the series of SavingNinja‘s Thought Experiment posts. This is an idea to get bloggers to immediately respond to a question and all post their answers on their blogs. You have to write the first thing you think of and can’t pre-plan or do any major editing. If you want […] The post Thought Experiment 6 – Mr Way appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 15 2019 @ 3:30 AM
Summary This month’s spending is a little different because the balance for our Africa trip was due. As you can see, this meant we shelled out over £6,000 on this alone! We’ll go into more detail on this below. Ignoring these payments for a moment we actually had a fairly normal month, spending £1,942. We […] The post Monthly Spending – May 2019 appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 08 2019 @ 5:38 AM
‘Life Design’ is something we’ve mentioned in a few posts now. But what do we mean?  Since we started this journey, we have hugely improved our lives in a lot of different areas. This hasn’t happened by luck. It has been a process of research, planning and execution. As we like to say, we have learnt to CHALLENGE EVERYTHING!   […] The post The Skill of Life Design appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: Jun 01 2019 @ 5:00 AM
The biggest barrier to productivity is finding the motivation to get started. Motivation can often be hard to come by in a modern world, full of distractions. This is particularly relevant to those of us still working full time. Juggling hobbies, alongside a full time career, can make it seem almost impossible to keep on top of the most simple of […] The post Productivity Systems appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: May 25 2019 @ 5:00 AM
As Miss Way mentioned in Frugal Fitness, bodyweight fitness (BWF) is a form of strength training. I wanted to create this separate post to give you a bit more detail on BWF, because I love it so much!  So What Actually Is Bodyweight Fitness?! Essentially, BWF involves using your own bodyweight to perform resistance training. This type of training can accommodate anyone – from absolute beginners […] The post Bodyweight Fitness appeared first on A Way to Less. ...
Posted: May 18 2019 @ 5:00 AM

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