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Self-Love Reality Check

It's Women's Day in South Africa while I'm typing this out. This morning we slept in a little, I've been lazily scrolling through Instagram, speaking to my cat and belittling myself. You know, the usual. While I was speaking to Olivia this morning - giving her love and snuggles - I realised something profound about… Continue reading Self-Love Reality Check

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Showing Up for Self-Love

We are in the second month of 2019 and it is all systems go for a lot of us. At this point, we’ve either smashed this goal setting business for the New Year or have failed at our resolutions. If you’re the latter, this post is for you. It’s likely that you set yourself some… Continue reading Showing Up for Self-Love

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The big wardrobe cleanse

I cleaned out my wardrobe this evening. It made me emotional to go through my smaller clothes knowing that just a year ago I still wore them. It kind of sucks when you see a size 8 hidden behind your current size 14. I admit, it made me feel really bad and I lashed out… Continue reading The big wardrobe cleanse

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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. In true Cashe fashion,… Continue reading Meditation for Dummies

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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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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. I've been particularly hard… Continue reading Learning to Value Yourself

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". As a mom, a wife and career… Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care

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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.  My January aspirations of bone broth and yoga lasted all of a few sips (and way too many savasana… Continue reading Goal setting and the 8%

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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… Continue reading Setting goals and sticking to ’em

Dear Diary

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