LIFE LESSONS: reasons to avoid plastic

We have all heard it a million times before – cut back on plastic. And really, when you do pay attention to the world, it’s amazing to see how much we really do rely on the stuff. It’s not surprising of course, it is undoubtedly useful and if plastic production was ever to stop, we’d have a bit of a task thinking of substitutions. Continue reading

JOURNEY: the beauty chef cleanse

I recently asked you guys if you’d be interested in reading about my journey with The Beauty Chef cleanse. With an outstanding response to ‘yes’, I can only assume y’all love to see me suffer. Continue reading

DRESS FOR YOU: summer denim

I’ve realised recently that I’ve been looking at my wardrobe wrong.  Rather than trying to keep it ‘minimalist’ and panicking every time a new piece enters it without removing something old, I have changed my tactic in that I’m allowing it to fill with pieces I love (and that fit, are intact and unstained (#mumlife)).

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HOW TO: be happy

Happiness is something I’ve thought about a lot lately.  After a tough couple of months (read about it here), I can honestly say that I am – with every fibre of my being – happy.  A blissful, light, singing along to the radio at the top of my lungs, sun on my skin, kind of happy.

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THE WELLNESS SERIES: contraception

Before I get into this, there are a few things I’d just like to say.  Firstly, I just want to thank everyone who responded to my Instagram poll.  I didn’t want to share this aspect of my life without anyone finding value in it.  Secondly, this post is completely based on my experiences.  It is not backed by scientific evidence, medical degrees or years of training.  If in reading this you realise you’re experiencing what I did, I’m sorry but I don’t have answers for you.  I don’t even have answers for myself.  Lastly, this is not an anti-contraception rant.  If anything, I’m envious of those who can take contraception without any negative side effects.

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