Why you should start building your email list

If there’s one thing that I wish I had started working on earlier in my business, it’s building my email list. I know that it’s tempting to only focus on your social media numbers. However, your email list is equally important. Whether you’re an influencer or a blogger, you need to have an email list. If you own any business, you should have an email list. Here are two reasons why you should start building your email list. An email list is the heart of an online business Being an influencer should be a stepping stone towards more significant things. Wouldn’t you rather establish your own...

5 Ways to reconnect with who you are after motherhood

Nothing can prepare you for motherhood. It is a never-ending cycle of sleepless nights, dinner preps, school drop-offs and homework. Not to mention our roles as counsellors, doctors and partners, the list goes on. As a result of all the busyness, it’s easy for us to lose ourselves in motherhood. We slowly start moving away from our interests, hobbies and passions because we want to give our children everything. It’s essential to redefine who we are once we become mothers. However, that is a decision that each of us has to make when we’re ready. Here are 5 ways to reconnect with who you...

How to set up a social media plan in 5 steps

If you want to build an online brand, social media is one of the best tools to get you to where you want to be.  With so many social channels available in the market, you must allocate time to plan out your social media strategy. In this post, I dive into how to set up a social media plan in 5 steps. Choose the right platform for your brand You don't have to be on every single social media channel — you don't want to overextend yourself. Think about your demographics — which platforms are they're most engaged on? A brand that targets a younger audience would rather focus on Instagram...

10 Life laws for 2021

I recently discovered one of the most powerful podcasts hosted by the incomparable author and leadership expert, Robin Sharma. Now, I’m a massive fan of Robin Sharma and his teachings, but I was completely blown away by the wisdom that he shares on his podcast. Last week, I came across one episode that I believe will have a considerable impact on the quality of my life. In the episode, Robin encourages his audience to draft a list of their 10 life laws. Now, these are the laws that you are going to live by. In this blog post, I share my 10 life laws for 2021, and I hope to inspire you to...

50 Positive things to say to your child

Words are powerful. How we speak to our children influences the way they view the world and themselves. Words can build kids up, and they can just as easily tear them down. So, it makes sense that we should talk to them in a manner that makes them feel loved and appreciated. This is why finding positive things to say to your child is essential. Here is a list of 50 positive things to say to your child. That was very helpful of youI know you did your bestYou are so creativeThat’s an excellent questionThat’s an excellent ideaI believe in youYou don’t have to be perfectIt’s okay, we all make...

What to post on Instagram when you’re stuck

As content creators, we sometimes get to the stage where we are out of ideas or unsure of what we should post on Instagram. “Creators block” is normal, especially if you’re trying to show up on the gram consistently. I’ve put together a few tips on what to post on Instagram when you’re feeling stuck.  Share Quotes Quotes are good filler content. However, be aware of just posting quotes for the sake of posting. The quote should appeal to your audience and hopefully start a conversation. I should also highlight that your quote needs to be on-brand in terms of the look and feel. You can...

Connection Over Correction

Connection over correction is the one positive discipline tool that changed the way I approach parenting. Developing a positive and close relationship with our kids acts as a buffer for negative behaviour.  The truth is, we cannot positively influence our children until we create a connection with them. Sometimes we need to stop dealing with negative behaviour and focus on healing our relationships with our kids. Now don’t get me wrong, kids need to be corrected when required but, we must find a good balance between the two. Here are tips on how you can put connection over correction...

Tips to protect your mental health

If your work requires you to scroll through social media throughout the day, it can feel impossible to remove yourself from the online world. Whether you’re a blogger, influencer, or small business owner, you must protect your mental health. In this blog post, I share tips to protect your mental health. Monitor your screen time and set limits Most of us spend copious amounts of time staring into our phones, especially social media. One way to reduce the amount of time you spend on social media is by setting limits on your phone. You can set time limits for apps such as Instagram, Facebook...

How to stand out on Instagram in 2021

Instagram is the number one social media platform to grow your brand. With over 500 million users a day, it's easy to feel invisible.  Considering the number of users on Instagram, it's essential to make a lasting impression. A strong influencer brand will increase your chance of being recognised and paid for brand deals. In this post, I share how to stand out on Instagram in 2021. Understand your target audience Before we talk about aesthetics and content, we have to discuss the importance of understanding your target audience. Who are they? How old are they? Where do they live? You...

5 Ways to prepare for the new year

I love this time of year! We're getting ready for the holidays and looking forward to the New Year. There's something about new beginnings that gets me so excited. A chance to start afresh and do better than the previous year! But instead of just focusing on resolutions and new goals, I find that doing simple things to prepare for the new year gets me off to a better start. In this blog post, I share 5 ways to prepare for the new year. Celebrate accomplishments It's in our nature as human beings not to take time out to celebrate our accomplishments. We're always on to the next thing. Make...

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I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you want, and do what makes you happy

— I have come to realize making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of how you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion you want, and do what makes you happy

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