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  • Consuming Consciously – Six Tips to Get You Started

    “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives” – Annie Dillard “Nothing haunts me like the things I didn’t buy” – this phrase, often shared on social media by companies in the business of selling things, presumably to persuade customers to buy more and buy now,...
  • Be Inspired and Plan this February

    My year has begun very slowly so I decided it was time to do something about it. Since I started a Bullet Journal late last year, I’ve been inspired by all the wonderful designs and spreads that have been done by other “Bullet Journal Junkies” (as we are called). I thought if...
  • See That Girl

    See that girl hovering just a bit behind that group of girls, wanting to join in, smiling and trying to laugh at the same time with that group…but just failing to be included. See that girl watching that mother drive off with a carload of girls, whom she thought...
  • Yoga IS for everyone

    Following my previous article, I have had many people saying that yoga isn’t really something that they thought about doing. I’ve heard everything from both ends of the spectrum. From “it’s too hard” to “it’s too easy for me” or “I like to work hard and sweat not just relax and stretch”...
  • He Named Me Malala. Her Story, My Inspiration.

    Rushing around in my usuallly unfocused haze one Wednesday in April, a message dropped into my WhatsApp from a dear friend reminding me that she’d got tickets for us to see the new National Geographic documentary about Malala Yusuf Zai. Malala is the teenage girl who survived an assassination...
  • Being a Yoga Teacher was Not my Goal, Yet Here I Am

    From a young age I have always loved any sort of sport and exercise so when it was time to go to university, it was a no brainer that I chose a degree in the science and management of health and fitness. Following university I worked in health clubs designing and managing their fitness...
  • Nature Talks – My Journey into Natural and Clean Beauty

    “Perfect skin, a healthy glow, that dewy complexion… these are my skin goals.” For as long as I can remember, I have aspired to the ideal of beauty that is presented to us time and again through glamorous editorials and red carpet looks. Images of models and celebrities who...
  • Fashion – Slow it Down and Make it Sustainable

    The fashion industry is the second dirtiest industry in the world(1). Comes as a rude shock to most of us because when we think of dirty industries causing environmental degradation, we envision big ones like petroleum and the mining industry stripping away at our natural resources. What does not...
  • Meatless Mondays Make Absolute Sense!

    One of the best (and easiest) ways of reducing our individual impact on the natural environment is to eat less animal protein (meat, fish, chicken, pork). What goes into producing that delectable steak you may be consuming twice a week (or more), is an incredibly high-energy, land and water...

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