Eating Disorders- What’s the big deal? (Part 2)

July is mental health awareness month and so I thought it would be great to hear from an expert about this broad and mostly unspoken field. Following on from Part 1 about eating disorders, Karlien discusses the three main categories of eating disorders and how to ensure that your children are more resilient in the…

Eating Disorders- What’s the big deal? (Part 1)

July is mental health awareness month and so I thought it would be great to hear from an expert about this broad and mostly unspoken field. I have known Karlien since primary school and her passion for her field of work is amazing. She recently did a lecture about eating disorders and I asked her…

{ Inspire ME }

I found this quote a couple of months ago and was instantly drawn to the simplicity and truth: How amazing is it that something simple like saltwater has healing properties, not only on a physical level but on an emotional level as well.  After doing some research on the internet I was amazed to read…

I am my own worst enemy

It has been exactly a month since I have posted anything on my blog. I was feeling uninspired and life got in the way. It is easy to make excuses to why you can’t do something, whether it is writing a blog post, doing chores, reaching a goal you set for yourself or just sending…

People that inspire me

With the abundance of bloggers, YouTubers and podcasts out there, it is not hard to find someone who speaks to you and who inspires you. This said; because there are so many out there, it is quite time-consuming and draining seeking someone who speaks your language, who has the same viewpoints as you and who…

What Lent taught me this year

I am glad to be back to writing after unplugging for 40 days of Lent. What a transforming time it has been, full of change, heartache, and growth! I first learned about Lent from a Catholic girl in my res during my first year at University and then from another Catholic friend during my honours…

Declutter ME – Part 4

To end off the Declutter ME series, I thought it would be fun to do something practical. As you know by now my sister is the reason I enjoy cleaning and decluttering so much and she introduced me to one of the people that inspire me (more on that in another post) – Aileen from Lavendaire….

Declutter ME – Part 3

Part 3 – Decluttering Social Media Although Social Media is a great connector, informative and expressive platform, it has taken so much of our time and energy that I feel it necessary to declutter your social media. I love social media – a lot – and can easily become consumed by it. My paying-the-bills-adult job…