Happy Father’s Day

I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. So CHEERS to all the dad’s out there. You deserve to…

A Stylish Workout Wardrobe Is Easier Than You Think!

Working out is a constant struggle. While on one hand you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve snatched waist, the motivation to get out of bed often just isn’t there. This is, basically, a universal truth. But there’s always a silver lining to everything and the silver lining here is cute workout clothes….

Don’t Like Traditional Meditation? Try Colouring Instead!

In a welcome throwback to our collective childhoods, neuroscience is unveiling the potential of colouring-in to reduce stress, foster creativity and enhance the brain’s performance. But before we rush to the stationery aisle to splurge on pastel crayons, we had to ask ourselves (and the experts) — does it really work? According to neuroscientist and…

Looking For A Career In Fashion Styling?

They say it’s never too early to plan for your future, and we agree with that! So if your dream is to become a fashion stylist so that you can be the mastermind behind famous runway looks or get to coordinate everything to do with fashion like hair and makeup and wardrobes for celebrities, we…

8 Cool Storage Options For Your Tiny Bathroom

Hate the dearth of storage space offered by your teeny-tiny bathroom? A small bathroom, especially when it is shared with other family members, can soon start to look and feel cluttered and disorganized. If you happen to have a small bathroom in your home, don’t consider yourself unlucky. You just need to design it in…

This Is Why You Need To Stop Using Fabric Softeners

Using fabric softeners sounds like a no-brainer. I love the way they make my clothes smell so fresh, and feel so soft against the skin. Especially sheets and pillowcases…I have been using fabric softeners on them for ages. These common laundry products promise soft, fresh-smelling clothes, free of static and wrinkles, along with less stretching, fading…

The Time-Out

Life can occasionally hand you a time-out whether you asked for it or not. It could take the form of a health challenge, a job loss, a missed connection, or a misunderstanding. You are zooming along nonstop when suddenly an impenetrable wall appears right in front of you. Bam! Stopped in your tracks. Sidelined. No way…

Quick & Easy DIY Yoga Mat Spray

The other day in Child’s Pose, I put my nose down and realized my yoga mat had a strange odor to it. It didn’t smell bad, but it definitely didn’t smell so-fresh-so-clean. I realized it had been a little too long since I’d cleaned my mat! I did a quick Google search to look for…

Manuka Honey – Health Food or Just a Fad?

Long before superfoods were considered health-and-beauty must-haves, there reigned a queen of natural elixirs touted widely for its wound healing and skin-softening properties – and, of course, its taste. But now, as the latest in food fads come and go, manuka honey continues its steady rise in popularity. What is Manuka Honey? Manuka, a medicinal-grade…

Indoor House Plants That Won’t Die On You

Don’t let anyone fool you — growing indoor plants is easy and just as fun as having an outdoor garden. Bringing potted plants into a living space to liven it up is a trick that’s been used by interior designers for years, but did you know that our leafy friends are also powerful filters that purify the…

Home Décor Accessories; The Rules Have Changed

Just like home interiors and home décor have gone through a world of change in the past few years, home décor accessories have changed too. Gone are the days when landscape paintings, animal skins, patterned Persona rugs, crystal flower vases and maximalist accessories ruled the interior design world. Today, home décor accessories have become bolder,…

5 Recent Wardrobe Successes From H&M

Recently, I got a gift card for H&M, and I decided to make full use of it. In my onion, H&M offers quality basics at affordable prices. I am particularly fond of their basic tees, tube skirts and slip-on sneakers. They are all well made, wash well, fit well and make great seasonal updates. What’s…

10 Things People With Tattoos Hate

I like body art and sport 2 tattoos. My husband sports 7…and counting. If you’ve been tattooed, chances are there are a number of phrases that you have heard over and over again. Most of the time these phrases are actually people telling you things that they – for some reason – believe you haven’t…

5 Mind Tricks For A Slimmer You!!!!

Most of us already know that the only way to lose weight is through the correct balance of calories in vs calories out. All successful weight loss programs result in a caloric deficit, by burning more calories than consumed. The healthiest approaches combine nutritious diets with full-body workout routines. Gradual weight loss is then a…

Ready To Bring Home A Puppy? Read This!

Puppies are so cute. Whoever said money cannot buy happiness has honestly never gotten a puppy. They are precocious and precious, naughty yet adorable, cute as a button and yet can drive you up the wall! I am not going to discourage you from getting home a puppy, but there’s a lot more to being…

This Is Why A Late Breakfast Is A Bad Idea

Most of us are now aware that skipping breakfast spells bad news for our overall health. It makes us too hungry by the afternoon and encourages mindless snacking, and it also slows down metabolism. But did you know that eating a late breakfast is also a bad idea? It’s not just important to eat your…

4 Essential Components Of A Chic Home Office

For those who work from home, a cosy and comfy home office is a must. And if you have ever worked from home, you would know how your home office design can directly influence your productivity levels through the day! Image Credits: restorenation.wordpress.com In short, a well designed home office needs to be functional but…

This Is Why I Love Leopard Print?!

Gone are the days when animal print was seen as tacky and tasteless, now it’s chic to take a walk on the wild side. I simply love leopard print. To me, it is an iconic classic that will never ever go out of fashion, especially when done well. Leopard-print’s been around since the 1950s, and…

Blogs I Love: Little Grey Box

I love to travel and I also love to read about traveling tips, advice and funny travel stories. I came by Little Grey Box rather accidently, but I can assure you that its one of the best, funniest, and most relatable travel blogs out there. The brainchild of Phoebe Lee, an Australian-based travel writer and…

6 Rules All Successful People Have Mastered

Even the most cursory research into the habits of very successful people reveals that they are a group of people who have a set of personal rules to guide their success. Although there are no guaranteed routes to success, adopting some of these rules may increase the odds of our becoming successful, too. Know What They Want,…