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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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 eating disorder (Part 2)

Wow, I cannot tell you the response I have got from my blogpost on Monday, ‘The truth behind your eating disorder: Part 1”. The one common theme that has come through in messages from you beautiful girls is simple – I was so scared to even open your email, because honestly, I don’t know what to do.…

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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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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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