The Kokiville Blog

Creatively living a self-sufficient life and capturing every moment possible along the way.

Why taking a break is important for your mental health

Our bodies demand rest in order to avoid burnout. But more so, our minds need rest too! In a day and age where the pace of life increases, it becomes more important to allow our minds to retreat from this hustle and bustle to also recharge.

The Power of immersing yourself in Nature

In the fast-paced, technology-driven world, finding moments of peace and serenity can be challenging. At Kokiville we have found a remedy that can restore well-being and reconnect us with the natural world – nature bathing. Also known as forest bathing or ‘shinrin-yoku’, this practice involves immersing ourselves in nature and allowing its sights, sounds, and scents to nourish our senses. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the remarkable benefits of nature bathing and why it's a practice worth embracing in our lives.

What is this Homesteading ‘thing’?

Homesteading is a choice we have made to live a simpler and more sustainable life. We unpack why we believe homesteading is important for our life.

5 Tips to remember for ‘Tiny Home Living’

In 2013 we moved from our 120 m2 house into a 78m2 apartment; 4 years later we downscaled even further and moved into a 18m2 bus.  There are significant things that we have learnt on the way that may help people when thinking about tiny living, here are 6 lessons that we think are important for you to know when living in tiny spaces.