Mental health, Wellness

One thing I did to sleep better

Winter is creeping in slowly but surely, however summer likes to pop in for one last hoorah. As such I have noticed that it’s getting harder and harder to wake up on time. So I had to get real about the fact that I am not sleeping so well and I am sleeping pretty late… Read More One thing I did to sleep better

Physical health, Wellness

Best post workout recovery techniques

Did you go the gym and work out like you would see the results immediately? Now the only result you have is your aching body? Well, have no fear your favourite blogger is here with some techniques to help you alleviate your pain or better yet follow these tips so you don’t have to have… Read More Best post workout recovery techniques

Mental health, Wellness

Why everyone should keep a journal and the different types of journaling

I am an avid fan of journaling; I go through an average of two or three journals a year. I always encourage friends to keep a journal and I thought why not write a post about it, I mean it is the age of self-care and maintaining our mental health. “I can shake off everything… Read More Why everyone should keep a journal and the different types of journaling

Physical health, Wellness

My first time hiking Table Mountain

I could wax lyrical about how Table Mountain is the seventh wonder of the world, how the view is majestic but honestly I wanted to hike it because I love a challenge. I have always wanted to hike and take those epic pics all us non- Capetonians are famous for.Two of my nephews were willing… Read More My first time hiking Table Mountain

Lifestyle, Mental health, Wellness

Stop being your worst critic… Telling the negative feedback to sit down

Molweni, I am a huge fan of introspection and right now I am going through a process of renewing my mind and getting rid of self –deprecating habits.This began by accepting that not only is my brain going at 200 kilometers per hour but if it were a phone it has tons of apps open… Read More Stop being your worst critic… Telling the negative feedback to sit down

Lifestyle, Physical health, Wellness

How to say goodbye to belly fat forever.

Am I the only one who struggles with losing belly fat? Only I don’t call it that. I call it my food baby, sometimes I squeeze it and tell it that mommy can no longer keep feeding it and sometimes I scream at it to go away and never come back, and this for some… Read More How to say goodbye to belly fat forever.

Mental health, Wellness

World Mental Health day- You Matter

  Molweni, today is world mental health day,it is a day aimed at raising awareness and starting constructive conversations about mental health. The theme this year is young people and mental health in a changing world. I was saddened to read that half of mental health begins by age 14 and that suicide is the… Read More World Mental Health day- You Matter

Physical health, Wellness

Why you can miss me with the squat challenge

It is not yet time for them yet but come spring the invitations for such a challenge will start streaming in and this year you can miss me. Why pray tell? Have I accepted my love for all things chocolate and love hate relationship with gym? Or have I been working my butt off during… Read More Why you can miss me with the squat challenge

Physical health, Wellness

Downward-facing dog day!

“Deep Breaths are like little love notes to your body” Happy International Yoga day. What started out as a cool thing to do in Varsity ( I did Ashtanga yoga then) grew into one of my favourite things. I now Practise Iyengar yoga, this is one of the best methods to keep my anxiety at… Read More Downward-facing dog day!

Lifestyle, Mental health, Wellness

The destructive things we say

“Think before you speak. The words you say can only be forgiven not forgotten.”   Hi and welcome to my third and final blog on my series about depression. Today I want to talk to the people we turn to in our time of need, people we open up to and the destructive things they… Read More The destructive things we say