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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

10 Kitchen Hacks You’d Wish You Knew Earlier!

Love cooking but rarely have the time for elaborate cooking preps?  If you want to save some time (and urmm….effort) the next time you’re in the kitchen whipping up your newest concoction, here are 10 kitchen hacks that everyone can use to make cooking easier. 1. Like to cook with fresh herbs? You don’t have…

Practicing Acceptance: How To Start?

Resolutions, intentions and goals can serve as guides to an amazing life. But what happens when we don’t meet and achieve them? Maybe this year wasn’t the year you found love or got the promotion you deserve at work. It’s easy to get down about falling short of our own expectations. In the end, though,…

5 Essentials To Pack For a Beach Vacation

Headed for a beach vacation? Don’t forget to pack these 5 must-essentials in your carryall! Summer is the perfect time to travel -indulge and pamper oneself by taking a vacation. What could be more alluring than the idea of lounging at a warm, sunny beach to forget all your woes! So, if you are looking…

Blogs I Love: You Look Fab

There are some people who like fashion and make a career out of it. And there’s some who live and breathe it, understand it, research it, and share their passion and knowledge with others. There are few people in this world who understand fashion and style better than Angie Cox of You Look Fab. At…

This Is How I Manage To Stay Makeup Free Most Days

I have battled with acne most of my adult life. And while I have been able to normalize my hormones with a healthy routine, the scars remain. Yet, I have managed to go make-up most days this year. As you can see above, I am no raging beauty. But I DO believe the texture of…

7 Stylish Litter Box Ideas For A Stylish Kitty!

A cat can be a small space dweller’s best friend … but a cat’s litter box can be a small space dweller’s worst nightmare. Tired of ugly litter boxes sitting out in the middle of the room? Try one of these modern, stylish litter boxes that look so good sitting in the corner of your…

The Perils of Oxidative Stress

Given how demanding modern life is, it isn’t a surprise that stress is one of the leading causes of psychological disorders and premature aging. When you experience too much stress, it can lead to oxidative stress, which often causes the body to produce too many free radicals. Free radicals are some of the major causes…

My Tips: 10 Ways To Reduce Stress This Year

The year is passing by at break-neck speed; Springtime is over and Summers are already almost upon us. Yet, there is still a long way to go before we can bid this year adieu, and most of us find that as the year dawns to an end, our stress levels are on the rise. Blame…

Inspired Living: Break Free of Your Career Routine!

Even if you love your career, you have to break free from your comfort zone from time to time. It’s the only way to move forward, explore more possibilities, and build for yourself a more well-rounded life that never gets monotonous. Most of us get stuck with a career routine. A ‘career routine’ is nothing…

6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sex

You studied Sex Education in school, have watched (and then re-watched) every single episode of Sex and the City and have garnered a lot of hands on experience to have a basic understanding of sex and lust. But if you think that you already know ALL there is to know about sex, think again! Sex…

6 Reasons You Should ‘Live While You’re Young’

Let’s go crazy, crazy, crazy till we see the sun I know we only met but let’s pretend it’s love And never, never, never stop for anyone Tonight let’s get some And live while we’re young…   Does the song ‘Live While You’re Young’ from One Direction strike a chord? Inspire you to let go…

8 Ingredients To Look For In Stretch Marks Preventing Creams

Stretch marks are unsightly skin imperfections that could be the result of pregnancy, rapid weight gain, or faster growth during puberty. As the skin expands rapidly, its elastic tissue tears and the red scars turn in to white or purple lines, most commonly appearing on the breasts, abdomen, thighs, buttocks and arms. Most women (and…

What To Expect When You Are Expecting!

Congratulations! You are pregnant and expecting a new baby! And now it’s time to enjoy your journey as a mother-to-be. For any woman, the first few months of pregnancy are filled with feelings of exhilaration, fear and anxiety. To help you relax and enjoy this beautiful time a little more, it is important to know…

How Well Do You Really Know Your Dreams?!

Everyone dreams. It may not happen every single night, but we do dream on most nights. However, not always do we remember our dreams when we wake up. Sometimes even though you might remember bits and pieces of your dreams (which leave you wishing you could remember more), in all earnestness we know so little…