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Starting a Sustainable Wardrobe

If you’re looking to make your wardrobe sustainable and make more conscious choices, I’ve put together a list of baby steps you can apply. Some are easier and simpler to implement than others. Above all the process will help not just you, but the planet too. Start with What You Have Here’s the great thing,… Continue reading

Gratitude in the first quarter of 2019

We often read about the great things that can come from practicing gratitude- one study states that finding things to be grateful for is a neurological trick which makes the brain happier. It makes sense! Identify the good and the bad is often put into perspective. So I thought I’d count my blessings from the… Continue reading

My Journey towards Sustainable Fashion

When I started this platform, I called it The Stylist’s Notebook because I was a freelance stylist who always had a notebook in hand and I wanted to share what struck a chord with me. Fast forward three whole years (!!!) of writing this blog and my life has changed completely. This platform and what… Continue reading

The Refillery!! Praise be for plastic-free shopping in JHB!

The Refillery is answering your need for household shopping that doesn’t hurt the earth! “The Refillery is an exciting, new planet-friendly grocer offering a stylish, convenient, PLASTIC-FREE, ‘weigh-and-pay’ shopping experience that helps you to stock and re-stock your pantry with the highest quality, ethically-sourced products without all that wasteful packaging normally associated with a trip… Continue reading

Yoga for the Heart

Ah heart openers! For beginners, front body openers or back bends can be intimidating but they are a beautiful and integral part of a practice. They can be empowering and help build confidence. Just think of the posture someone’s hold when they’re are feeling confident- spine straight and chest outwards- compared to they’re not feeling… Continue reading

Journaling for Begininers

The alternative title for this was “Journaling for People Who’ve Never Stuck To It“, because I’ve never managed to before and so I’m a beginner. Having always loved the idea of journaling, but never really loving the process, a chance encounter changed my mind on what journaling actually is. Bringing it into my life as… Continue reading

Chocolate Maca Truffles

Looking for a Valentines dessert that’s easy, impressive and good for you? Chocolate is an obvious choice for a romantic treat. Combine it with adaptogen Black Maca, the protein punch of humble black beans and you’ve got a twist on the classic chocolate truffle.  I first tried black bean truffles at a friends house after… Continue reading

Regaining Health: Motivation

In the last of our Regaining Health Series, we look at motivation. All of us have dips in motivation at some point in our journey. Work, studies, socialising or something out of the blue could take your motivation for a knock but there are two things to know; 1. Motivation fluctuates, that’s natural and 2)…. Continue reading

Regaining Health: What I eat

So far in the Regaining Health series of blog posts, I’ve chatted about my story, how I got started with finding a “Why” and the all-important relationship with food. Now that communication is open on ideas about eating, habits and triggers with food, it’s on to the practical stuff. In this post I’ll talk about… Continue reading