Real Talk

Where did you leave your worth?

Who are you turning to for validation? We all have little people-pleaser tendencies that linger within even the strongest of people, but where does this come from? Who do we think we are to need the validation of someone else to matter?  Say that out loud for a moment - Whisper it if you're shy.  Who… Continue reading Where did you leave your worth?

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My 5 Fave Girl Power Podcasts

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

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Showing Up for Self-Love

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

Recipes, Uncategorized

5 Vegan Myths Busted!

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!

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10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

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

Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Hard Lessons on Being Kinder

I spent my weekend in Durban for work, where I really went out of my way to be as horrible to myself as possible. No, that isn't a typo - I was horrible to myself. I had kind of brushed this off until I was reminded of how I treated myself this weekend. The irony… Continue reading Hard Lessons on Being Kinder

Parenting, Uncategorized

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care

A lot of us think that self-care has to be a day at the spa, a 3 hour facial, or girls night out but that is actually not the case. If I were a doctor, I'd recommend a daily dose of self-care with a side of "me time". As a mom, a wife and career… Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care

Real Talk

I am a Terrible Friend

Guys, I am a terrible friend. It's true! I am so wrapped up in my own world that I forget to connect with the people who matter to me the most. I am insanely fortunate to have a circle of friends unlike any you could imagine. They are fierce, fabulous and they're mine. Each one… Continue reading I am a Terrible Friend

Diet and Supplements, Uncategorized

What Miss SA taught me about moderation

I recently learned about moderation by complete accident while working with the reigning Miss South Africa, Ade van Heerden. I realized that my obsession with food extended to treats and this small trick taught me to get over it. Being the curious person that I am, while I was at Miss South Africa's home I… Continue reading What Miss SA taught me about moderation