Diet and Supplements

3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

What do you do when the scale starts rebelling against you? When all of your hard work is going nowhere? You dig a little deeper into what else is going on ... If you start eating a bit more than usual, treating yourself to a few extra biscuits or slacking on exercise, you probably wouldn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons why you’re gaining weight

Real Talk

Be selfish

Dear women, Be selfish, you're allowed to. You are allowed to think only of yourself for a little while, because f*ck knows that you spend most of your time thinking of everyone else. Be selfish with your time. You don't have to give all 24 hours of your day to other and I swear that… Continue reading Be selfish

beauty, Product Reviews

Reviewing Romantic Bear Lip Stain

You've probably seen every beauty blogger and their aunt talking about these lip stains already, and for good reason too - they're a riot. So, naturally I went ahead and tried it myself and here is the low-down on how that went. Before I go any further, please don't ask me where I got my… Continue reading Reviewing Romantic Bear Lip Stain

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

Easy weight-loss switches

Achieving health goals doesn't have to be a challenge, just like losing weight doesn't mean you need to spend a fortune on magic pills or gimmicks. Sometimes the most basic everyday change can have a huge impact on your health and waistline. Tip 1. Switch out your carbs Refined, processed carbs are always on the wrong… Continue reading Easy weight-loss switches

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Healthy living on a dime

How can I be healthy on a budget? What alternatives are there to kumbacha and quinoa? Why is everything so expensive? Sound familiar? You’ve asked or wondered about this as well on your weight-loss journey. I know that when I started out, I was terrified by the high cost of nuts and don’t get me… Continue reading Healthy living on a dime

beauty

Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

Summer is here in South Africa and I couldn’t be happier. We don’t have the worst winters, but they’re definitely nothing like our balmy summers. To celebrate a new waist line size and season, I have been hunting for amazing pieces that don’t cost a kidney for the pin up on a budget. Here are… Continue reading Summer Pin up must haves that won’t break the bank

Dear Diary

My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes healthy living is boring, but here is how I make sure that I stay firmly on the wagon. Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, weight loss is hard. Lots of people will assure you that they can give you advice and coach you to… Continue reading My top 5 weight loss hacks (that actually work)

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Good carb/Bad carb

What are carbs anyway? Carbohydrates are your body’s - and brain's - primary source of energy, and are a crucial part of healthy eating habits. You shouldn't be cutting carbs out of your diet altogether, but knowing which carbs are good for you and which are bad is important for weight loss. Playing good carb/bad… Continue reading Good carb/Bad carb

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3 Weight loss mistakes we all make

In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, you’re probably going to go in guns blazing. But, that might be to your detriment and here's why ... Losing weight often comes down to the simple-sounding formula of burning more calories that you take in. Seems simple enough: eat less and move more, right? But anyone who… Continue reading 3 Weight loss mistakes we all make

Diet and Supplements, Real Talk, Uncategorized

Reasons why you’re gaining weight

What do you do when the scale starts rebelling against you? When all of your hard work is going nowhere? You dig a little deeper into what else is going on ... If you start eating a bit more than usual, treating yourself to a few extra biscuits or slacking on exercise, you probably wouldn’t… Continue reading Reasons why you’re gaining weight