Creativity is innate within each of us. When we channel our creativity to express ourselves, we can create powerful art. Art that connects and stirs hearts. Art can come in many forms, one I've been delving into is painting. Being a novice in the painting realm, I like to remind (comfort) myself that it's not … Continue reading Embrace your art
The power of Spring
Despite the Covid restrictions, there's nothing stopping mother nature continuing her beautiful cycle of blooms this season. The continuity of it all definitely gives me a sense of grounding and stability, amongst what feels like an unpredictable world with the Covid situation. Spring is nature's season of growth and renewal. It's such a special time … Continue reading The power of Spring
We've reached the end of another week and I don't know about you, but I'm definitely feeling that Friday feeling. The thought of an entire weekend stretched out before me puts the yay in Friyay for sure. There's nothing more satisfying than the eve of two days of rest. It's all in the anticipation. All … Continue reading Happy Friyay!
A poem to my younger self
If only you knew what life has in store, The countless blessings and many doors, That will open as the years pass by, Life won't leave you high and dry. 'Sticks and stones may break your bones, But words will never hurt you' Are words to live by every single day, Don't fret over what … Continue reading A poem to my younger self
Are you feeling the burnout?
I've definitely felt on the cusp of burnout at many points during my life, more specifically during my university years. I used to spend my days in the library downing several large travel mugs full of extra strong black coffee and burying myself in textbooks until finals drew near. Lack of sleep, poor diet and … Continue reading Are you feeling the burnout?
Hey there, you’re not alone.
In a virtually connected world, why is it that sometimes we still feel disconnected? As lockdown continues for many of us around the world, we're relying more heavily on technology to connect us. Despite this, loneliness seems to be creeping in for many. Being away from friends and family is so tough and the uncertainty … Continue reading Hey there, you’re not alone.
Are you feeling the festive slump?
It's usually around this time of the month when Christmas trees, decorations and the holiday 'diets' shift away as we start tackling the first month of the new year. The festive slump beckons and it's natural to feel it at this time. Following a high of festivity, the slump after it all ends can feel … Continue reading Are you feeling the festive slump?
The great indoors
With the Covid situation continuing into 2021, adapting and embracing indoor life is more important than ever. I've always been someone who's enjoyed staying at home. Being a homebody, the indoors is truly great to me. Wearing PJs and having access to a continuous stream of snacks are just two of many perks of being … Continue reading The great indoors
I raise a toast to you for this year, Grab some water, wine or beer, Let's toast to all we've overcome, And the people we've now become. January, February and March passed by, Covid cases grew increasingly high, The first talks of a lockdown came, For all, regardless of poverty or fame, Something that did … Continue reading Goodbye 2020
‘Not your average’ resolutions
'Resolutions' becomes a popular buzzword at this time of the year. Setting resolutions isn't always the easiest. Although a popular buzzword, it can be an intimidating word. Setting expectations for a year yet to start can be inadvertently discouraging when we try and set out to achieve them. In a coming year which feels so … Continue reading ‘Not your average’ resolutions