Look, I never promised to be a skincare guru and thankfully too! Turns out that what I'd been doing for my skincare was pretty ineffective just because I've been doing it wrong. So I asked the experts instead! I've long struggled with dry skin that's prone to eczema flare-ups. Dehydrated skin tends to look a… Continue reading My Anti-Ageing Skincare Habits
||ABUSE TRIGGER WARNING || We are coming out of Women's Month in South Africa and entering a new season of Twitter being flooded with RIP trends for the women of this country. This, however, is nothing new to the women of South Africa, this is our everyday. The story of a missing UCT student flooded… Continue reading Not All Men
I had my first massive mental breakdown in October of 2017. I was a few weeks away from my 31st birthday, lying on my bedroom floor and sobbing uncontrollably. As I near my 2nd anniversary of this breakdown, I'm worse off than ever. I'm typing this from day 5 of my doctor ordered bed rest.… Continue reading Panic Attacks on a Treadmill
There is a new wave of podcasts taking over... well, our airwaves. Whether you are on your commute to work or just getting ready for the day, chances are that you are listening to a podcast. Podcasts have become the bite-size, audiobooks we need for a traffic jam. They are the words of wisdom that… Continue reading My 5 Fave Girl Power Podcasts
Oh, the neverending battle that is the well-intended advice that the women in our lives give. It's usually unsolicited and almost always awfully outdated - but we often take it in our media-driven need to snag a man and believe it or not, I was guilty of this too. Picture this if you can... a… Continue reading The worst relationship advice I’ve ever received… that I took
We are in the second month of 2019 and it is all systems go for a lot of us. At this point, we’ve either smashed this goal setting business for the New Year or have failed at our resolutions. If you’re the latter, this post is for you. It’s likely that you set yourself some… Continue reading Showing Up for Self-Love
In late 2018, I switched off WhatsApp notifications on my phone. I wanted to start living less in my workaholic mode and more in the present. I’ve never been a fan of notifications, I don’t want my time dictated to me by a beep or a red icon on my cellphone. I don’t want to… Continue reading How switching off WhatsApp notifications changed my life.
When I made the decision to go vegan, I was imagining that bankruptcy was imminent because of how expensive the internet told me it would be. I thought that I’d shrivel up and die because I wasn’t getting any protein and that my bones would crumble under the weight of my calcium deficient smugness. Eight… Continue reading 5 Vegan Myths Busted!
After binging on Peaky Blinders for the first time, I went into 2019 with Thomas Shelby confidence in what my year will be. I am now modelling my life around what I now call Thomas Shelby energy. That's the "Big Dick" energy of 2018, only bigger and badder (but, with less illegal gambling). We all… Continue reading 10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019
Sometimes I think that the only thing that kept 2018 from killing me is the fact that I am vegan and don't eat polony. That's a joke, obviously. Oh, 2018... you gave me exactly what I asked you for. I went into this year, hopeful and ready for change, I wanted to grow and I… Continue reading What 2018 taught me