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…

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 I Know For Sure

The year 2016 has been a very life changing one — a 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 I know for sure:    No matter how difficult it may be to…

10 Healthy Habits to Age like Fine Wine

I recently celebrated my 25th birthday (for the fifth time) and it dawned on me that if I’m going to pull that off again for a few years, I need to actually look 25. I know I’m not the only one who strives to look younger than their actual age. Today it’s quite prevalent to…