Do We Really Become What We Think About?

Last Saturday morning I woke up to a gorgeous view with my love –- the trees were gently swaying in the cool morning air, and as the sun made its way up the horizon the sound of chirping birds peacefully filled the atmosphere. We sat on the balcony and looked down into the distant ocean…

My Top 10 Quotes on Kindness and Compassion

The acts of Kindness and Compassion are very much underestimated. In his book – The Art of Happiness — the Dalai Lama XIV explained that the key to happiness is practicing kindness and compassion. Here are my favourite quotes on these. Enjoy! “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you…

Why Self-Love Requires You to be Selfish

I’m probably going to get a lot of heat for saying that self-love requires you to be selfish — perhaps because of the stigma attached to the word ‘selfish’. Selfishness is having the lack of consideration for others by being devoted to caring for one-self; and concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits and well-being. As much…

My Top 10 Quotes on Love

Today is Valentine’s Day… the day to celebrate Love and Romance. For the first time ever, I feel as though I have a love that’s genuine and special to celebrate today. It took me almost 28 years to fully grasp and experience the true meaning of LOVE.  We say “I love you” every day, but…

How to Stop Being a People-pleaser

Do you find yourself always saying “yes” to your friends, family and co-workers even when you don’t want to? Then you may be a people-pleaser. People-pleasers are the kind of people who put everyone else before themselves and will do whatever is asked of them to make and keep everyone happy.  Up until recently, I’ve…

How to Have Healthy Relationship Fights

Every relationship has fights. If you’re in a relationship and you don’t at least scoff and roll your eyes at your partner from time to time, something is seriously wrong. When you’re in a relationship you’re expected to agree on most things, not everything.  There will be times where both people just cannot see eye to eye; so instead…

What makes a Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationship

I remember hearing people say ‘Don’t marry your first boyfriend/girlfriend’ and I thought to myself, ‘oh please, what do they know?’ Boy oh boy did I wish someone fully explained that to me earlier on. So here’s the thing… you found someone great so you pull up that little checklist in your mind…   Good looks ✓…

20 Things Life Taught Me So Far

The year 2016 has been very life changing  — one hell of a ride as I took some drastic turns that were challenging but absolutely worth it. All in all, it proved a lot to me along the way and I’ll love to share them with you. Here’s what my life taught me so far:    No matter how difficult it may…

How I Decluttered and Improved My Life

I may seem a bit OCD-ish, but I really dislike clutter. I just don’t like having things around me that I don’t need and are just occupying space. At home I’m known as ‘Miss Throwaway’ because I throw out everything that’s not in use. How about you? Do you have clutter in your life? Having clutter does not…

10 Simple Ways to Look and Feel Your Best

I know I’m not the only one who strives to look and feel my best (not all but most times). Here are some simple practices you can develop that are proven to make you look and feel your best: Get Enough Sleep – Oh, who doesn’t love to sleep?! Sleep gives your body a chance…

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