Tag: wellbeing

2017: L is for Lesson

December 24, 2017 0

As 2017 draws to a close, I thought I’d do a round up of some of the lessons I’ve learned this year, along with a few outfits for the festive season too featuring clothing site Tobi! Work smart Back in August I enrolled on the LPC (Legal Practice Course – a postgraduate diploma which is…

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5 Affordable Acne Remedies

February 4, 2017 0

Acne and breakouts are common but manageable problems and handling it doesn’t have to break the bank! First, a quick update on my skin and an introduction if this is your first time here (Welcome 🙂 ). I have suffered with acne for around 7 years now. A combination of genetics, hormonal issues and sensitivity,…

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Why I’m ‘Going Natural’

November 22, 2016 0

After 6 years of having relaxed hair, I’ve decided to begin my  journey back to being ‘natural’ and here’s why… Admittedly, I am a little late to the Natural Hair Movement party. Having had a very short pixie cut up until January of this year, relaxer and I were bosom buddies. I quietly watched people’s natural…

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A Guide to Friendship and Mental Health

November 22, 2016 0

Having been on both the giving and the receiving end of support in a friendship where one party is dealing with mental health issues, I’ve realised how difficult it can be knowing how to be the best friend you can be… Disclaimer: This ‘guide’ is by no means definitive. It is based on my own experiences…

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2015: My Top 5 Life Lessons

November 22, 2016 0

As we start a new chapter, I felt it was important to look back at what I’ve learned over the past year and how I can make 2016 my best year yet. Now, ideally, I would have liked to post this list much sooner but life happened. The last month has been a bit of…

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Fighting the demons: Becoming body positive.

November 22, 2016 0

A collection of stories and personal journeys on battling body image doubts and achieving self-love. A few weeks ago, I came across a photograph that had been taken of me in February last year and I was taken aback when I realised just how significant a change I had undergone…both physically and mentally. Below, is…

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How I Battled Acne

November 10, 2016 2

  After years of battling problematic skin, I have finally found a regime that works for me. Disclaimer: I feel I should open this post with a little disclaimer since I am not a medical professional or dermatologist. The following products and methods have worked for me but of course, different things work for different…

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