Tag Archives: selfcare

My Morning Routine- Mellowed Out and Lovin’ it

How I start my day has changed considerably when I was forced to cope with chronic pain that left me unable to sit or walk for months. Then I suffered from burnout which left me feeling mentally, physcially and emotionally … Continue reading

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Gratitude Attitude: Getting Uncomfortable to Find Happiness

VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE and intentionally getting uncomfortable is the secret to really kicking that spice up a notch! This approach to life is what’s kept me, in many ways, out of the clutches of prolonged periods of depression. It’s been … Continue reading

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Shopping habits: Reflections of a somewhat reformed shopaholic

Photo: Cassandra McD. Let me set the scene and you can tell me if this sounds all too familiar to you. You get a text message from your BFF. 2 images: (1) A new backpack and (2) two new pairs … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: How I set myself up for fitness success, a skinny bi*ch’s story

When I was approaching my 30th birthday, a friend of mine told me that once I hit 30 “it was down hill”. He, yes he, was speaking of weight gain. I didn’t take offence at the time. He was older … Continue reading

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Portugal, Self-Care Made Me Do It: My Solo Travel Story

Lisbon Rooftops    I was exhausted, both psychically and mentally and looking forward to a much needed staycation. Basically, I planned on firmly planting myself on my sofa with a bag of sweet potatoes chips and binge-watching British dramas on … Continue reading

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My Hair Story: Good hair takes some time

There is something about a hair salon. The place has its own rhythm, it’s own life. From the sounds of R&B on the radio, to the whooshing sounds of the hot air from the hair dryers, to the splashing of … Continue reading

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Apparently sitting is the new smoking when it comes to things that are bad for your health. Luxe Life posted these 6 exercises to keep you in shape while working at your desk all day. I plan to try these … Continue reading

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Barcelona 2-Day Weekend Getaway – My Solo Travel Story

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i ended up in Barcelona by way of a five-day rain forecast in London. Not kidding. My entire 10-day trip to London, England was going to be rained out. It’s London so the weather was to be expected – I … Continue reading

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