Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Renewing your mind: unlearning things that hold you back

It is my belief that an intentional life is a series of learning and unlearning of destructive behaviours. What no one tells you is how hard it is. This is due to the fact that you really need to introspect and ask yourself some hard questions, learn new patterns of behaviour and make the change.… Read More Renewing your mind: unlearning things that hold you back

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Celebrate the small wins

” Success is a series of small wins” Hey awesome readers! After what has been decidedly South Africa’s most recent depressive week, we need some positivity. Which is why today I want to talk about celebrating the small wins and its benefits. We cannot wait to celebrate only once we have surpassed the big goal.… Read More Celebrate the small wins

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Choose to hold on just a little longer

Hello my awesome readers! Today in my little corner of inspiration I want to speak to people who are at a point where they are thinking enough is enough. Where they feel like they have pushed through the pain too many times, their dreams have been rejected just too many times. People who are at… Read More Choose to hold on just a little longer

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

How to know if you are in a toxic family

Today is international family day, I have to admit that when it comes to this department I am pretty blessed. Does my family irritate me? Yes, I probably irritate them too. Are they a source of frustration (read older siblings, read deputy parents)? Again a big yes but they could say the same about me.… Read More How to know if you are in a toxic family

All things adulting, Blogging

Bloggers block is it even a thing? How does one get over it?

I consider myself to have a million thoughts or ideas a minute and that’s why I talk so fast cause my mouth is trying to catch up to my brain. Yet there are times I will be sitting in front of the laptop and there is no communication between my brain and fingers as in… Read More Bloggers block is it even a thing? How does one get over it?

Inspire Mondays, Lifestyle

Chooseday Inspiration: Be Your Own Cheerleader

Hello dear readers, today for  chooseday inspiration I want to talk about choosing you. Bare with me after this long weekend I suspect I might not be as eloquent as I would like to be. Too often we want people to be our champions, to be our sober buddies etc etc forgetting it all starts… Read More Chooseday Inspiration: Be Your Own Cheerleader

All things adulting, Blogging

6 things you need to consider before starting a blog

Now that we are a year older, I thought I finally have some level of authority on what you need to do to launch your own blog.  Full confession: I am quite a spur of the moment kind of girl and the unplanned speech part of my public speaking competition days was my favourite. However… Read More 6 things you need to consider before starting a blog

Lifestyle, Ramblings of a beautiful mind

The Joys Of Catch Up Dates

Let’s be honest as adults our friendship dynamics have changed it’s a lot of we should catch up sometime. Who knows sometime doesn’t exist? The next thing you know its fifty years later and your child’s best friends’ mom is that friend you still owe a cup of coffee? It’s real easy to blame it… Read More The Joys Of Catch Up Dates

All things adulting, Finance

The broke girls guide: 5 steps to getting more money back from the tax man

Hey there awesome people. Remember that broke girl who helped you survive the festive season? Well she is back helping you with some tips to get back some money from the taxman. Oh wouldn’t it be swell if we were taught these tips in high school? Tax season is nearing, whether you choose to stand… Read More The broke girls guide: 5 steps to getting more money back from the tax man

Book club, Lifestyle, Reviews

The Madams

Author: Zukiswa Wanner Publication year: 2006 Genre: Fiction Chick lit hasn’t always been my go to genre but I am always willing to try something new. This was a great read to dip my toes in with. I went in expecting to laugh and what a laugh but there were some heart wrenching moments. Synopsis… Read More The Madams