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.

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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”.

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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.

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Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Goal setting and the 8%

Statistically speaking, you would have ditched your January resolutions by now and probably already slipped back into old patterns. Amirite? That’s okay, you are not alone and if you are reading this, you can start again.  Continue reading “Goal setting and the 8%”

Real Talk, Uncategorized

Weight loss has nothing to do with the scale…

You might think that the picture shows my weight loss transformation, but it’s the total opposite – I’ve gained all the weight back.
This post isn’t to shame myself or get sympathy, rather, I feel compelled to warn new weight loss journeyers against the desperation of going about it the wrong way.

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