I never wanted to choose my baby’s birthday

A rocky start As you may have read through social media, this (my 2nd) pregnancy started out very differently to most. We found out that I was 5 weeks pregnant in the late afternoon on the 31st December; champagne drinking quickly turned to happy tears and sharing our JOY with our families and close friends.…

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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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3 ways to always have something to look forward to

Tap into more of you There is something incredibly beautiful about a person who has learnt to love themselves despite their irritating quirks and imperfection. If we spend our lives waiting for someone else to make the plans, we will spend our lives chasing someone else’s dream. Get to know YOU – in all your…

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Oh, the doors that a curious soul can open..

This is a day that I will never forget. After a night of dancing, celebration, fairy-lights and magic we jumped on a plane and headed for Bali…sleepy eyed, but more in love than ever before. Many confess to be in a somewhat oblivion right through honeymoon, and we were no different. Our 2 weeks unfolded…

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Kiss goodbye your exercise excuses

The little bub growing inside of me is teaching me so much, and I am yet to meet this little gem. Having just entered my second trimester, I am finally feeling human again & with that have had the joy of returning to exercise. As you know, I am a bit of a fitness fanatic…

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Is your life in need of a revamp?

“I feel as if the hamster wheel I’m on has become SO comfy that I haven’t realized it isn’t even turning any longer.” Said a client of mine recently, while sobbing back tears. This feeling of utter ‘gross-ness’ in realising that the past year had literally come and gone with little-to-no progress or joy, had left her with a lack…

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Turning your back on comparison

Much of many of our lives is spent caught up in comparison. If it’s not against your brother, sister, mother, best friend or neighbour then maybe even against yourself. Your yesterday, last month, or even 3 years ago. Behind comparison lies a number of things…people-pleasing, insecurity, competiveness or even boredom. While some of these may just…

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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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Don’t let juice make a fool out of you

  A little while ago, I was training hard (running wise) & was thus struggling to keep weight on. With this being a battle I refuse to fight, I chose to go and see a dietician to get some tips on how to get in enough calories even with a hectic training program. I will…

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