Saturday afternoon playlist

Happy Saturday peeps!! Are you doing anything exciting on this beautiful day? Any self-care going on? I am self-caring it up today….not in a relaxing, paint my nails kinda way…but in a music up loud, dancing and singing, getting things done kinda way. The housework is done, sheets washed, bills paid, emails answered. I’ve been…

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Self-care top 15 go-to ideas

Super quick post today, sharing my top 15 go-to self-care ideas – the things I do to take care of myself when I need a bit of extra self-love and compassion. These are my go-to ways to soothe my anxiety; become more grounded or re-energise myself when I’m having an off day; feeling stressed, unmotivated…

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That minimalist bandwagon

Today I want to talk about that minimalist bandwagon and why I jumped on it. First I will say I have never really been a big hoarder, preferring a clean and mostly organised life. My husband, however definitely is (its just that he prefers to call it collecting). I have been known to keep a…

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Creating a sanctuary

I have long understood the importance of home being a haven at the end of the day. A welcoming retreat from the outside world. A place where you are surrounded by those you love and who love you the most. Somewhere you feel safe to be yourself; to let you hair down (figuratively) or to…

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The Heart of Meditation

Not just the title of a book waiting on my bedside table to be read, but an actual life goal – to get to the heart of meditation; becoming a more compassionate human being – a kinder more loving wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. But not only outwardly more compassionate. Equally, if not more,…

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And the rules are…. there are no rules

Every day we are bombarded with ideas and inspiration for living a better, healthier and happier life and it can become overwhelming. I have to admit that I have felt overwhelmed….pressured (probably not the right word) to do ‘this’ or ‘that’ to create the peaceful, stress less life I desire. Pressured not by anyone else…

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This is why I ‘heart’ Wednesdays

I feel like I should start with a disclaimer…..I truly love and cherish my family. My children are two of the best people I know…and my husband is the most loving man; completely devoted to me and my kids. However, with the holidays it has been two and a half weeks since I had just…

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