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In Too Relieved To Grieve I tell you my story from September 2013 until the beginning of June 2017, which were without doubt the hardest years of my life. To say Life had decided to give me lemons was something of an understatement. For reasons I wouldn’t appreciate until years…

How to Improve your Confidence with Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact  As women, learning how to make strong eye contact is one of the most powerful skills we can develop, both in our professional and our personal lives. Humans are social creatures, and the way we meet the gaze of others reveals a lot about what…

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Our concern of skin cancer through sun exposure has lead us to cover up resulting in us not getting adequate vitamin D from sun exposure.  This is impacting our health in many ways.  Vitamin D deficiency can affect our immune system, respiratory system (especially incidences of asthma) depression, heart disease,…

Dealing with Difficult Emotions in your Relationship

Emotional adulthood in your relationship. Are you an emotional adult yet? “You make me feel sad… frustrated… disappointed!” is a common way to express our emotions to our partners, when we are unhappy. Most of our emotional wounds are caused by other people, such is our perception anyway. It’s most…

Yoga: Sun Salutations

Yoga:  Sun Salutations   1.Start by entering your body, connect to your breath-the sacred flow of life within you. Long smooth inhales, releasing any tensions with smooth, full exhales. Standing in mountain pose – tadasana (hands at heart or by the sides palms forward) 2. Inhale arms over head, ribs…

It Pays to Engage with Charm

It Pays to Engage with Charm Charm is the power of delighting, attracting and fascinating others, and having the ability to influence benignly; so why wouldn’t you? Perhaps it’s just me, but I am becoming increasingly aware of the levels of aggression we’re encountering these days, as opposed to the…

Celebrity Morning Routines for Ultimate Productivity

Do you ever wonder why some people have boundless energy throughout the day or are able to laser-focus on activities? Their morning routine might have something to do with it. Some of the most successful people in the world have healthy morning routines that they implement daily. For example, Miley…

7 SUPER EASY FITNESS TIPS FOR WOMEN

7 Easy Fitness Tips Many women, in the hopes of looking a certain way, make a lot of mistakes like eating too little or not exercising enough relative to their body weight. For some, simply making the time to go to the gym to work out or attend a class…

Simple Things You Can Do to Reduce Stress Now

Everyone feels stress. It’s a part of life that you’ll experience at one point or another. And, while you can’t always prevent it from happening, there are a few things you can do to manage it, so it doesn’t ruin your day. Because of how hectic and fast-paced life is,…

The Answer To Your Problems Is To…

Begin. That really is the simple solution towards many of our problems. We ruminate, we over think, procrastinate; we second guess ourselves and doubt. We give latitude to the negative self-talk committee in our heads and before we know it, the negative self-talk committee has secured another victory at our…

5 SKIN CARE TIPS TO BOOST YOUR NATURAL BEAUTY

For those with a very little inkling about skin care, here is the 411. Being the largest organ in our body, our skin plays a major role in preventing the entry of harmful substances and microorganisms that could wreak havoc inside the body. So keeping it healthy and moist will…

Alcohol in Skincare

Alcohol in skincare is one of the more confusing issues when it comes to the question “is it good or bad for my skin”. Firstly, thankfully there are good alcohols. These are called fatty alcohols and are listed as Cetyl, Cetearyl, Stearyl or Behenyl alcohol. These alcohols bear no relation…

Are You Training Too Much?

What is too much training? When I was in the grips of the bulimic stage of my eating disorder, I was at university. I would hit the gym twice a day, every single day, with the goal to burn off as many calories as I could. I would run for…

10 Girl Boss Lessons from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Women all over the world are redefining what it means to be powerful. Girl bosses are paving the way for future generations. Whether it’s demanding the raise you deserve, pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry or simply standing up for a political issue you believe in – strength and confidence…

THE PASSING PARADE OF INTEREST

I have worked with a number of start up entrepreneurs who – depending on their field of expertise – bemoan the marketing and social media aspects of getting their venture off the ground. Whilst in the long run it’s imperative this work is outsourced ASAP, the early days of an start…

It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health

It’s time to talk. It’s Mental Health Awareness Week!   So where do we start? Quite simply I’d say, with the question how are you today? How often do we really stop and listen to someone’s answers when we ask how they are? How many of us take the time…

5 Healthy Foods that Improve Dental Health

Do you get excited when you hear of soft drinks, chocolates, cookies, and pastries? Even the sound of these will make you want to nip down to the nearest grocery store for a snack. But do you know that poor nutrition is also the leading cause of severe dental health?…

The Sure-Fire Way to Increase your Confidence

As a coach, many of my clients come to me to improve their confidence levels. I decided to undertake a survey to understand what could be getting in the way of increasing confidence levels and what could help boost confidence. The findings were interesting: A high percentage of those that…

Is your Child a Victim of Bullying?

Do you suspect your child might be the victim of bullies? Maybe you think your child is responsible for bullying? As a child, I stood out. I was much taller than many of my peers, which left me as an open target for bullies. Unfortunately, it ran in the family,…

How to Feel Confident and Beautiful in Your Own Skin in 5 Steps

How often do you criticize yourself? Probably more than you should, and it’s high time you did something about it. However, there are simple tips and tricks how to feel and look better. Remember that your inner self reflects on your face, so the moment you start feeling better about…

Seeing Wellness

Seeing Ourselves As Well A common misconception we tend to have, is that dis-ease (emotional, mental, physical or discomfort of any type) needs to be immediately overcome: that it should not be part of our reality…that it is wrong. This creates inner conflict as the judgement ‘guarantees’ the presence of…

Gift The Mother In You

A Zen Life going Forward 3 Steps Towards Living a Lighter Life To the women who live to mother. Consciously we all strive for an abundant life, a body that is in optimum health, and relationships that are fulfilling and nourishing. Yet it feels as though these desires to perfect ourselves…

WHY WE PARENTS MUST TRUST

So Facebook ambushed me with a TimeHop post this morning, with a photo of my daughter ten years ago. The overwhelming cuteness of her literally sucked all the oxygen out of my lungs, and my eyes misted over. It must have been the onions I was chopping earlier in the week….

Mental Health • We’re All Bullies

Controversial statement I know. But in truth, we are. And I don’t mean the ‘bully’ associated with playground pushing around, or gang abuse on the streets or the irritating boss that pushes unfairly to get results.   I’m talking about how we bully ourselves. I’m talking about the bully inside…

The Eve Appeal • Make Time for Tea

The month of March marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There are five gynaecological cancers. Ovarian,Womb, Cervical, Vulval and Vaginal. During March join the Eve Appeal to raise awareness and much needed funds for research. Make Time For Tea! Dust of your cake mixers, hang up the bunting, bake your favourite…

How to grow yourself up

Have you ever been knocked down in life? Beset by seemingly insurmountable problems, obstacles and perhaps even betrayal or heartbreak? Well, I believe it happens to us all, because it is through these trying and arduous experiences, that give us the chance to grow and become more than we once…

How to stay in shape if you are super busy

Nowadays a lot of people struggle with keeping up with a healthy lifestyle while trying to balance out work and family life. Most people spend their days working hard to meet a deadline and taking care of their kids, so they do not seem to find enough time to even…

Simple Tools and Practices for Heart Healing

I came to self and heart healing almost a decade ago. Like many, it was a time in my life where I felt as if my heart had broken into a million pieces. Not yet recognising that rock bottom would be the place where a new, better version of me…

Living Life on a Lighter Note

What if the problem you are trying to solve is only a problem because you see it as one? Picture yourself in one of the following scenarios. Scenario A: You walk into a messy room finding misplaced items scattered everywhere. The problem is not that the room is messy, but rather…