Some of the most influential people in history have kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and a cathartic release for the people writing them. Journaling, or the process of recording one’s innermost thoughts, hopes, fears, and desires, is a form of self-expression that leads to all-around better understanding.
The key to inspiration and productivity when working from home is a clutter free and well organised space. Here are 4 tips to creating the perfect home office or study area.
I’ve learned the hard way that our business is only as healthy as we are!
We take on many roles – in our business, in our families and in our social life. We say yes to all sorts of requests and opportunities… BUT it’s important to remember that we are also the designer and CEO of our own life. We need to pause often and check-in with ourselves to make sure what we have allowed into our life is there for the right reasons.
There was a time when having leisure time despite work was seen as a status! People valued their time – and indeed saved/made time – for their family, friends and hobbies. Those who had time for business AND themselves? Well they were seen almost as Role Models. MY-OH-MY – how times have changed!
Today, people almost brag about how BUSY they are and this busy(ness) is now seen as a badge of honour! But BUSY doesn’t necessarily mean PRODUCTIVE – and braging about not having time to sleep, exercise, spend time with your family, eat properly – well I’m sorry to tell you, but it AIN’T something to be proud of. It takes a toll on our physical and mental health and of course our relationships. So today I wanted to share my 3 Tips to STOP Being Busy and Taking Back Your Life >>
The ELLEvated woman has the whole world in her hands!
We’ve all seen her! We’ve all wished we could be her! She walks down the street or into a meeting, with her head held high, shoulders back, and a self confidence in her step that we envy. She has an air about her that is undeniably attractive, yet has nothing to do with looks! She knows herself well, and is perfectly comfortable in her own skin! Continue reading “The ELLEvated Woman”
We’re bombarded daily with so much information about losing weight! Which “diet” you should follow! What “workout/s” you should be doing, and how often you should be doing it! It’s a full-time job just working out what’s right, what’s wrong – and more importantly what will work for you! But there is a ONE BIG SECRET, and honestly, it’s not rocket science. I’m going to reveal how I lost nearly 20kg’s (1/3 of my body weight) back in 2011/12, and NEVER looked back… Continue reading “The “Secret” to my 20kg Weight Loss & Living a Healthier Life Revealed”
When it comes to Winter, our skin feels the cooler weather as much as we do, so it’s important to give it a little extra lovin’ during these cooler months. I know “nesting” during winter is, of course, one of life’s great joys – but tending to the skin you’re in with some care during the cooler months is well worth the effort…
You know how it goes – you work your butt off all year, and you’ve been HANGING OUT for the Christmas/New Year break! You make it through (JUST) and head home to enjoy the festivities, some relax time and re-charge the batteries – then all of a sudden out of nowhere…BAM! You’re knocked for six with some illness or other… Continue reading ““HOLY S*#T – that stuff really works!” That time I was SERIOUSLY bloated – and what I did about it…”
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realise that a more natural lifestyle goes way beyond just eating your veggies and has a gone a long way to improve my health and wellness. From household cleaners to your favorite beauty products, we’re surrounded by products that aren’t ideal for optimal health. Thanks to a lot of research, and some trial and error, I’ve managed to make some relatively simple switches to go more natural, and thought I’d share my 5 ways to help you invest in a Healthier, Go Natural lifestyle… Continue reading “5 Ways to Invest in a Healthier, more Natural Lifestyle”
This would have to be one of my favourite mid-week meals! I discovered this one a few years ago when my husband and I were trying out Hello Fresh. It’s still on my “go-to” list when I’m looking for something quick & easy. Continue reading “Bacon & Zucchini Penne with Feta & Baby Spinach”