A space to breathe…

Designing a nursery these days could be compared to wedding planning or what to wear to your matric dance.. Needless to say, the pressure is on to impress and to create a space that mirrors Pinterest. My heart, however, for our nursery was two fold. On the one hand, I wanted to prioritise DIY and in-turn keep…

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Why we pledged to never again own a scale

You wake up, have a cup of coffee or go for a run, then you head for the bathroom and just before your morning shower…you weigh yourself. And in that very moment – everything is determined. Your mood is decided based on a little number that appears on a silly device that tells you, what…

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It’s ok to let go, now

For as long as I can remember I have built walls around me, much like you perhaps. Walls that protect me, from others, but sometimes even from myself. These walls weren’t ‘meant to be’, they weren’t predestined, or chosen with huge intention; they just sort of happened. You see, in life our hearts sometimes get…

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Should I start blogging on fitness?

Hey beautiful… In today’s video I ask for YOUR advice. If you’re a South African girl/woman then I am pleading with you to PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS VIDEO by commenting below!!   I wanna know your thoughts, so that I can inspire you to become the BEST possible YOU that you could be!! x C

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Valuing your inner voice

I love my body more now than I ever have before. And I’m miles from my skinniest, fittest, most clear-skinned self. What I’ve learnt is that abs never made me love myself more. Nor did a clear skin. At times, they did quite the opposite. They brought with them feelings of self-criticism, comparison and selfishness.…

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How to survive your next clothes shop

So on Thursday last week, I went shopping. And lo-and-behold, if this delightful idea didn’t turn into a self-sabotage session. Well, at least it did for the first 5 minutes of entering the changing room. After which, I gave myself a stern talking to. And things got better. It’s amazing how we know exactly what…

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The truth behind your dysfunctional relationship with food

This topic is such a sensitive one, and one so many girls are scared to even admit that they’re facing. And for that reason, I will try and stick to referring to this ‘thing’ as your ‘dysfunctional relationship with food’, rather than the overpowering eating disorder. I want to start by saying “You gonna beat…

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My journey to self-love

Recently I was chatting to a friend, who asked why I do what I do. You know, Life-Coach. And all I could reply with was, “At one stage in my life, I wanted to give up. I had allowed negative thoughts to create a me who wasn’t half of what I was created to be.…

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You deserve to live a life you love!! Are you?

  So many of us are trapped in a world where a mixture of personality and circumstances leave us with this deep belief that happiness is only for the optimistic type! I’m here to tell you that that right there, is a BIG LIE!!!! After living in accordance with this belief for a long time,…

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Why I married a man who doesn’t think I’m beautiful

  There are some things in life that make perfect sense, until we actually think them through. Like for real. For years one of these things for me was the natural kick I got when a man/guy found me attractive. I mean who doesn’t grin inside when a guy gives you a second glance. The…

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