Real Talk

Meditation for Dummies

I recently started the practice of meditation and by recently I mean December of last year. As a complete beginner, I’ve been really fortunate that my husband is familiar with the practice of meditation and holistic living, so he’s been instrumental in helping me learn more about this way of life.

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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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Real Talk

Learning to Value Yourself

Learning to value yourself is more difficult to master than you might realise and I am constantly reminded of this fact whenever I have a moment alone with my thoughts. I’m determined to make 2018 the year that I love myself more, and here is the latest way I’m doing that.

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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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Setting goals and sticking to ’em

At the moment, I have a lumo pink yoga mat gathering dust in a corner of my room, a Daily Yoga app payment on my Telkom bill and I can’t tell you when last I hit the mat. It’s not that I’ve lost interest in living better, I’ve just fallen short of forming habits. I know how that goes, I am a cold-turkey non-smoker because I formed new habits to kick the old, nasty one. So, why can’t I stick to the goals I set?
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Dear Diary

Help! I’m an Ego Maniac

I’m currently eating my feelings after an argument with my husband. They’re Smart Bite biscuits and I have tracked them on MyFitnessPal, but I’m still using my victim brain to justify my behaviour and I’m willing to bet that you do this too. Continue reading “Help! I’m an Ego Maniac”