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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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

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

Letting go of the “When I Have”

There is a pretty good chance that you have the same problem as I do, you probably have a case of the When I Haves. That’s okay because it seems like everyone does. Continue reading “Letting go of the “When I Have””

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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.  Continue reading “Lessons in letting go”

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Life lessons in a bath towel

To say that this week has been the worst yet is an understatement. Over the weekend, we suffered the loss of the pillar of my family and it has devastated us all. I’m not ready to talk about it yet, but I do want to share what it woke up in me. Continue reading “Life lessons in a bath towel”

Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t love what my momma gave me all the time, and that’s 100% okay! You don’t have to love your body all the time either, and here is why. Continue reading “Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time”