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The worst relationship advice I’ve ever received… that I took

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 It's usually unsolicited and almost always awfully outdated - but we often take it in our media-driven need to snag a man and believe it or not, I was guilty of this too.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

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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

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Lessons in letting go

I had a nervous breakdown last week. Not the dramatic kind that you tell your husband you're having when the kids misbehave, but the legitimate kind that your doctor diagnoses you with. If I think about it, the reason why I'm now sitting in pyjamas with a 5-day old messy bun started in 2011. I'm awful… Continue reading Lessons in letting go

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Learning to self-love (again)

Man, to say that this year has been a weight based yo-yo is an understatement. In case you've missed it, I've gained weight and lost self-confidence - obviously, I had to change this. I've learned that weight gain (and coming to terms with it) is a lot like dealing with the different stages of grief.… Continue reading Learning to self-love (again)

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Weight loss on a budget

Losing weight can seem expensive when you don’t know where to start. Thankfully, we now know tricks and secrets to budget weight loss plans. Weight loss journeys can be challenging, especially when you don’t quite know where to start. It can seem costly, time consuming and too hard to follow through with, but it doesn’t… Continue reading Weight loss on a budget

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What to eat for weight loss

We all know that we need to eat healthier for weight loss, but do you know what food to eat? Here are the food groups you should be eating… There is a lot of talk about eating healthier and moving more for weight loss, but when you’re starting out it is difficult to know just… Continue reading What to eat for weight loss

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Staying motivated

Staying motivated to stick to a weight loss journey is tough, so it helps to have a cheering section and an arsenal of motivation tips like these. Permanent weight loss requires making health changes to more than just your food choices, but also to your lifestyle. They aren’t always easy to do though, so staying… Continue reading Staying motivated

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Lets talk about sex

Did you know that your Fitness Tracker tracks steps as you're having sex? We discovered this quite accidentally and now we're obsessed with tracking our sexy steps. Whether you'd like to admit it or not, you've probably chucked the ol' "I have a headache" out a time or two, right? We're all tired and it can be… Continue reading Lets talk about sex

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Life, Love and Paper Towels

I am often told that I am so lucky to be married to a tattoo artist. Isn't it awesome being tattooed for free and whenever I want to?  What most people don’t realise is that like any relationship; being in love with a tattoo artist has its challenges. You might think that I can drop… Continue reading Life, Love and Paper Towels

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Why flash fitness fails

I'm pretty sure you've seen them advertised by ripped AF fitness fanatics across social media. You know those 12-week transformation programmes that guarantee results? Well, they don't really work and here is why...Okay, so that might be a bit harsh, they do work and they are really effective when followed correctly. The problem isn't during… Continue reading Why flash fitness fails