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My Thoughts On 2020 (So Far)

My Thoughts On 2020 (So Far)

If you have the privilege (like me) to learn about racism instead of living it, now is the time (like any other) to act.

Bye, Bye, Buy: We Vote With Our Money. So What If We Stop Spending It?

Bye, Bye, Buy: We Vote With Our Money. So What If We Stop Spending It?

There’s no price tag on saving the earth. So why are we pretending there is? Join me on my no buy year and become a conscious consumer by doing nothing! #byebyebuy

Living Your Truth in 2020 (And Beyond)

Living Your Truth in 2020 (And Beyond)

Live your truth! But how? It’s no secret that social media is ‘just’ a highlight reel; making any #relatable post groundbreaking. However, living your truth goes beyond confessional Facebook-updates or unflattering Insta-selfies. Simply ask ‘why’ and get closer to your truth on and off screen!

Acts Of Self-Care That’ll Last Longer Than Your New Year’s Resolutions

Acts Of Self-Care That’ll Last Longer Than Your New Year’s Resolutions

Wisdom comes with the years, so why ditch it at the finish line? You don’t have to start from scratch or pick apart every bad habit just because you want to join a gym! Avoid ‘new year, new you’ nonsense and nurture the old you, the new you and every you in-between. Honestly, some wits wouldn’t hurt this time around…

How To Trick Your Family Into Celebrating A (More) Wholesome Christmas

How To Trick Your Family Into Celebrating A (More) Wholesome Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Which means shop till you drop and stuffing your face with whatever is offered. But, let’s be honest, is overindulgence really the way to go in 2019? The answer seems obvious (that’s a ‘no’ for those in doubt), but tradition is tradition. Or so your fellow hard to crack Christmas-goers believe. Don’t be discouraged and use these 3 tips so your holiday’s will be more #woke than nope!

Buyers Guilt: Are You Really Worth It?

Buyers Guilt: Are You Really Worth It?

I bought cute corduroy overalls from a fast fashion chain. I don’t regret my purchase; I mean, I’ve never looked this cute in my life. However, I do feel guilty about them. Why? Cognitive dissonance, or buyers guilt. Basically: I’m torn between my cute looks and the end of the world. What else is new?

Self-care Beyond Bubble Baths

Self-care Beyond Bubble Baths

Brightly coloured bath bombs, majestic face masks and other excessive (as in ‘more than normal’) indulgences alike; as someone who struggles to take care the boring way, self-care is as dreamy as it is daunting. So, how to take care when even a boring shower feels like a burden?

3 Things I’d Rather Have Than The Flu

3 Things I’d Rather Have Than The Flu

Happy birthday to me! In celebration I’m facing one of my biggest fears: sharing my age. For some this might mean nothing, but for me IT. MEANS. EVERYTHING. Also: I have the flu. Seriously. *coughs loudly*

Why You Should Smile When Everything Goes Wrong

Why You Should Smile When Everything Goes Wrong

Why is it so bad to be bad at something? Sure, my existence is valued through the things I produce; but money isn’t everything, right? Right? By embracing our incompetences we can perhaps *finally* redefine what it means to be successful.

A Personal Story About The Hardships Of Starting Something New

A Personal Story About The Hardships Of Starting Something New

You’ve got to start somewhere. That’s the problem. Especially if you’re an overthinker, perfectionist or, have mercy, both. As someone with crippling FOSO (Fear Of Starting Out), I can’t seem to start (or finish) anything. Until now.