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?
I'm recovering from torn ligaments in my left ankle and have just quit my dream job. Hello, August!
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
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.
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
I've probably found the best foundation on the market for dry skin, cruelty-free and under R150! Ladies and gentlemen, I present Catrice HD Liquid Coverage. I've spoken about Catrice before and have slowly started to convert to the underrated drug-store brand. To be honest, I can't remember when Catrice hit South African soil, but what… Continue reading Reviewing Catrice HD Liquid Coverage
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
My latest lightbulb moment included a need to create intentions. You know, those colourful journals that bring the 90's child in you out to play? I have goals and I'm not afraid to use glitter glue to document them. It's all over Instagram, these unreal works of art that Pinterest dreams are made of, and… Continue reading The Art of Intention Writing
I've heard about If It Fits Your Macros for a really long time, but it wasn't until I signed up with my coach Kayla van Rooyen that I understood how amazing it was. I also realized how much we really overeat in the process. When I was first given my list of daily Macros, it… Continue reading I’ve been overeating this whole time
This was taken at Riley's birthday party - when all you ate was a handful of broccoli and 7 litres of water. Remember how you cringed when you saw this picture because you thought that you were overweight? Do you remember how you beat yourself up about wanting a slice of Riley's birthday cake? How you… Continue reading Dear Skinny Me