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?
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.
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?
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
'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
In a world where everybody's schedules seem overloaded - balancing family life, work and being absorbed in technology, it's no surprise that we can find it hard to fit me-time into the agenda. Personally, fitting time for myself in my daily schedule hasn't been the easiest growing up. It was always the last (or absent) … Continue reading Self-care
Our world is full of uncertainty and minds full of expectations. Our expectations are attempts to control in a life full of the unexpected. Ultimately, although we expect another minute to tick past, we'll never be 100% certain of what exactly happens in that span of time. Being someone who loves to plan and organise … Continue reading The unexpected
A year ago it felt like time was on caffeine. The world was bustling and spinning faster than I could keep up. By force of nature (quite literally) the Covid lockdown has stopped time's caffeine overdose and the spinning of our world feels somewhat slower. We're indoors, almost forced to slow things down. Personally, although … Continue reading Slowing down
I can't think of a better way to begin than to focus on how to start the day right. Breakfast. Since we're starting from the beginning, it only feels right to start with the definition. What does the word breakfast mean? Funnily enough, it's something I never questioned until I began writing this. It's defined … Continue reading Brekkie anyone?
The thought of being candid about our personal health and wellness journeys can be somewhat intimidating. Many times I've found myself engulfed by the influx of new diets, workout routines and meditation videos. All paths saying they lead to the end goal of a healthier lifestyle and happier life, but what exactly did that mean … Continue reading Start your journey