This new year doesn’t need a new you

This new year doesn't need a new you

The first week of the new year, this highly anticipated year called 2017, is over and I’ve barely scratched the surface of what I had hoped to achieve this week. You see, on the second-last day of 2016, I came down with what I thought was a light cold but […]

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Taking care of myself

Hello, my friends! It’s been a long time since we’ve spoken. 2016 has been a strange year and although I started the year in a blogging frenzy, my life turned upside down in May and I needed some time and space to sort myself out. This is largely why I […]

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Monthly Goals #2 | March

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They’re a few days late, but here (finally!) are my monthly goals for March. I’m going to break up this post under the four headings I used last month again, because I found that to be quite an effective way to articulate my priorities. Under each heading, though, I’m going […]

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February Favourites

I had such a blast thinking about my monthly favourites in January that I’ve decided to do it again for February! Without further ado, here are my February favourites. Lush Brazened Honey Fresh Face Mask. I’ve used this three times now since I picked it up earlier this month, and I […]

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Trying to make peace with Monday

It’s almost *that* time of the week on Instagram. You know what I’m talking about… The influx of posts every Sunday afternoon around 4pm lamenting that the weekend is almost over and Monday is just around the corner. This unhappiness is an ailment so common that there’s actually a word for […]

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On the road to self-love

I have been saving this post for Valentine’s Day, a day when romantic love is celebrated and when often-overlooked-but-super-important self-love is slowly becoming more widely accepted. This isn’t to say that self-love is a new idea; it’s most certainly not. It is something that can take years to become comfortable […]

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Planner chat

I’m a meticulous diary keeper and planner lover. I was that girl in high school who used different coloured pens for different subjects, and keep everything colour-coordinated, neat, and tidy. When an ex introduced me to Moleskine diaries in 2006 it changed my life. I used a Moleskine week to a page […]

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8 ways to maintain motivation to exercise

If I’m honest, I have a love/hate relationship with exercise. I can go for weeks at a time with the motivation of a professional athlete, and then suddenly hit a slump where even the promise of post-gym pizza and ice cream won’t get me off the couch. I have an […]

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January Favourites

I’ve been a lover and avid reader of monthly Favourites posts for a long time now, but I’ve never written one of my own. When I was scheduling what to write each day for my month of blogging, I decided to set myself the challenge of rounding my up favourite bits […]

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