Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

International friendship day

    “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change, and nods when I nod,my shadow does that much better. “- Plutarch I am not sure which rock I have been hiding under, unfortunately not Dwayne The Rock Johnson. I didn’t know that there was a thing such as an international friendship day.… Read More International friendship day

All things adulting, Career, Lifestyle

Meet Yamkela who puts the refined in Refined Revolt

Refined Revolt is a beautiful little textile studio founded back in 2015. They are not just bag makers they also design and manufacture gorgeous clothes with their custom textile prints. All their products are handmade in their East London studio in Eastern Cape and their raw materials are locally sourced so every purchase helps create… Read More Meet Yamkela who puts the refined in Refined Revolt

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

Locally Yours Market-Online auction

Hello dear readers during lock down I have seen a lot of us talking about how essential it is to support local during these uncertain times. That is why I thought its is absolutely imperative that I let you know about this amazing online auction happening. It starts today ends on Sunday ( 12-14 June)!… Read More Locally Yours Market-Online auction

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Carve for yourself a little happiness

“Never give from the depths of your well, but from your overflow.-Rumi” These last couple of weeks have been hectic, who are we kidding? This entire year has been a whole different kind of can of worms. It is under the these kind of emotions that I have found myself losing hope in humanity, just… Read More Carve for yourself a little happiness

Book club, Lifestyle, Reviews

The Theory of flight {Book Review}

Author: Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu Publication year: 2018 Genre: Fiction   Lockdown provided me with time to return to my first love, reading. Not just any reading but reading novels and getting that much needed escape. Each year I challenge myself to read a certain number of books. Books from different genres and find a new… Read More The Theory of flight {Book Review}

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

How I survived lockdown in Gifs

Hello awesome readers, we are almost at stage 3, I can smell the wine. Before we get there I thought I should share how I survived level 5 lock down,  I came out chubby and glowing.So I thought to myself what better way to do this post then through gifs? Food glorious food When this… Read More How I survived lockdown in Gifs

Lifestyle

The Year Of Endurance

Happy Monday dear readers. It goes without saying that this year has pulled the rug right out under everyone’s feet.  Having spent a good deal of my lock down in quiet reflection and contemplation, when I wasn’t stuffing my face. I came out with the idea for today’s shot of inspiration. This year isn’t about… Read More The Year Of Endurance

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

The top 8 books and movies to keep you in high spirits in the time of Corona

Happy Friday and day 8 of Lockdown, how are my fellow apocalyptic earthlings doing? I have decided to use these 21 days as a mixture of time to relax practise self care and growth. To achieve this I decided early on to limit the news and amount of negative posts on my social media. So… Read More The top 8 books and movies to keep you in high spirits in the time of Corona

Lifestyle, Mental health, Wellness

What I learned practicing a month of Affirmations

Affirmations: positive statements that can help you challenge and overcome sabotaging and negative thoughts. Repeated often (you believing in them) can be the start of making positive changes. They are also said to help mitigate the effects of stress. I am sure you have seen enough clips of people listening to and repeating self-affirmations. There… Read More What I learned practicing a month of Affirmations

Book club, Lifestyle, Reviews

Educated

Author: Tara Westover Publication year: 2018 Genre: Memoir   Being a fan of Super Soul Sundays it’s a wonder I stumbled onto this 2019 best seller so late. Having watched and listened to this young woman talk about her childhood and her journey of education and unlearning I knew I had to get the book.… Read More Educated