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My 5 Fave Girl Power Podcasts

There is a new wave of podcasts taking over... well, our airwaves. Whether you are on your commute to work or just getting ready for the day, chances are that you are listening to a podcast.  Podcasts have become the bite-size, audiobooks we need for a traffic jam. They are the words of wisdom that… Continue reading My 5 Fave Girl Power Podcasts

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How switching off WhatsApp notifications changed my life.

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.

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5 Vegan Myths Busted!

When I made the decision to go vegan, I was imagining that bankruptcy was imminent because of how expensive the internet told me it would be. I thought that I’d shrivel up and die because I wasn’t getting any protein and that my bones would crumble under the weight of my calcium deficient smugness. Eight… Continue reading 5 Vegan Myths Busted!

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10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

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

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The Art of Intention Writing

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

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Am I enlightened yet?

This has got to be my year of balance. Not because it's super on trend to be enlightened right now, but because I cannot have a repeat of 2017. I'd legit effing die. We're only 5-days into the new year and I am already conflicted. See, I really want to move into a bigger home… Continue reading Am I enlightened yet?

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

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Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

I was a little bit surprised by how popular the last makeup post was, y'all wanted more. Because I'm all about giving back, here is another instalment of "in my makeup bag".I'm still not entirely sure why we suddenly needed lips that looked dryer than the Sahara desert, but it's a thing and we buy into… Continue reading Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

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The 5 mascaras in my makeup bag

It's almost horrific that this year is a minute away from being over- even scarier is that I'm a second away from 32. I adore makeup and have a fair collection of my own - so I decided to talk about some mascara options I've used in 2017. I love makeup, I never leave home… Continue reading The 5 mascaras in my makeup bag