How to make the most out of the festive season

Guys, can you believe that 2020 is almost over? This year has been a crazy rollercoaster ride, but here we are! We’ve survived it all, and we’re still standing! The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us. We all make plans, and before we know it, the festive season is over, and we need another holiday to recover from the holidays. So, this year, I want to be intentional about how I spend my time. Here are some tips on how to make the most out of the festive season.  Unplug from social media This December, I plan to log out of Instagram and other social media platforms...

30 Journal prompts to self-reflect for the new year

As we gear up for the New Year, I think it’s essential to sit down and reflect on all the things that happened during the year — both the good and the bad. Journaling helps you to organise your thoughts, relieve stress, achieve your goals and improve mindfulness. Most importantly, journaling helps us to self-reflect which happens to be best way to discover a greater connection with yourself. It has helped me to learn more about myself by identifying patterns and habits that keep showing up in my life. It’s also helped me to find ways to deal with difficult situations instead of letting...

How to set boundaries for yourself

Boundaries are essential for healthy relationships and a happy life. Setting boundaries and preserving boundaries is a skill that most of us, unfortunately, learn later in life or don’t learn at all. Having boundaries is all about knowing your limits and sticking to them. It takes courage and practice, but it does get easier over time. Here are some tips on how to set boundaries for yourself. Get comfortable with saying no Saying no doesn’t come naturally for most of us. We might fear the other person’s response or feel guilty for saying no to someone close to us. But, by saying yes, even...

How I practice slow living

We live in a society that worships and rewards busyness. Busyness is somehow associated with success. However, everybody's definition of success is different. Well, at least it should be. For me, slow living is an integral part of my version of success. Slow living is a lifestyle approach that suggests slowing down everyday life for a longer and better quality of life. Intentionally slowing down doesn’t mean you’re lazy — it merely means carefully choosing to simplify your life. In this blog post, I would like to share with you how I practice slow living. Setting clear boundaries...

6 Things I’ve given up for a better life

The one thing I love about motherhood is that it has pushed me to be a better person. I know that my kids are continuously watching me, so it became vital for me to make drastic changes. Trying to improve your life can seem overwhelming, but change happens incrementally, so our improvements should tackle small bits at a time. These are the 6 things that I’ve given up for a better life. No Negative Self Talk Positive thinking is an incredibly powerful tool. The quality of your thoughts determines the quality of your life. Be careful of how you speak to yourself. If you make a mistake,...