Staying Motivated When Starting Something New

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lou Holtz.
I don’t believe that anyone can stay motivated all the time especially when you are doing something for yourself. At least not in the real world. The lack of desired results can demotivate even the most ambitious individual so it’s important to take the steps needed to help you remain motivated and avoid falling into the pit of self-doubt. Here are the steps I’m taking.

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10 YouTubers That Changed My Hair Journey

Whoopi Goldberg looked like me, she had hair like mine. I’d been starved for images of myself.” – Lupita Nyong’o.
I’ve been natural for about 10 years now and it’s only in the last 3, I have really started to understand and…

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7 Things To Do in Venice

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous. If you’ve been following me on Twitter or Instagram then you’ll know I spent a few days in Venice last month. K and I decided to celebrate 2 years together by going on a little baecation. Here is what we got up to.

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When Church Becomes a Burden

“Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” ~ Anna Taylor/ There comes a time where you need to realise you can’t please everyone and do everything. This goes for the work we do in church too and here is why.

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How To Survive Your First Holiday Together 

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch. Whether it’s a nice city break or a lovely beach holiday, there’s nothing like taking a few days from your own world to see the rest of the world. The process of planning your holiday isn’t always so easy, especially when it comes to travelling with your partner. Here are 12 tips that might help you.

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Garnier Moisture Bomb Mask | Does it Work?

“Invest in your skin. It is going to represent you for a very long time” ~ Linden Tyler. I’m going to Venice next week and wanted to treat myself to a little pamper session. I’ve been keen on improving my skin care routine and this was the perfect time to try out some new products and have a little me time. One of the products I purchased yesterday on my usual Superdrug run was the Garnier Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask. Will it work?

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L’Oreal Pure Clay Detox Mask | Does it Work?

“Be good to your skin. You’ll wear it every day for the rest of your life” – Renée Rouleau. I love skin care. With skin problems such as mild acne, large pores, hyperpigmentation and a whole list of other impurities I could do without, I have to love skin care. It’s a battle I’ve been having since puberty. Now that I’m in my mid-twenties, I can afford to invest in better quality products. But will they work?

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Blog Nomination | Liebster Award

“What you do after you create your content is what truly counts..” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk.
I was nominated for a Liebster Award by…

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What I Learned in My First Post-Graduate Job

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” ~ Wayne Gretzky.
Last week March 7th marked my 1 year anniversary at my first post-grad job. I feel like I only started a few months ago yet I’ve grown so much since then. Professionally, personally, financially and socially. With 12 months under my belt, I thought this would be a good time to share the little knowledge and wisdoms I’ve gained over the past year.

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