Are you shining your light?

I spent my teenage years obsessing that I wasn’t enough.


I wasted my 20s trying and failing to lose weight. I cried myself to sleep many nights thinking if only I lost 10kg then I would be – pretty, popular, lovable – able to go out in the world and do the things I so desperately wanted to do, like dating, studying abroad or taking a gap year.


In my 30s,…

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5 Surprising Beauty Foods

Have you ever thought about including your plate in your daily beauty routine? No, I haven’t lost my marbles!

All fresh fruits and vegetables contain magical powers when it comes to shiny hair, clear skin, and strong nails. You may recall being told to eat carrots for good eye-sight (please tell me it wasn’t only me!).

Today I wanted to share some that are perhaps not as well known for their powerful…

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The Six Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

I didn’t grow up eating oatmeal for breakfast, because we’re “savoury family”, and only discovered it few years ago, and instantly fell in love.

Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. Let me just clarify that the oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavours- these are full of sugar. The real stuff is…

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5 questions to ask before you eat

​Happy Friday the 13th! I hope you make the most of it.
Today, on my Facebook page I talked about 5 questions to ask before you eat.
Click here to watch to watch this short video.

Every time you choose to eat, ask yourself these questions. They will help you make conscious decisions on daily basis, and these will lead to lasting changes and healthier habits.

1. Will this improve my health…

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Why I gave up on New Year’s resolutions

I used to have mix feelings about New Year’s Day and resolutions. On one hand I was excited about what the New Year would have in store for us, on the other hand I was dreading the review of my previous year’s resolutions, because I usually failed at them by mid – January.


I can see myself so clearly, sitting in my room, at my desk, year after year writing…

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