I realised a while ago that a lot of my readers don't know what I do for a living. As open as I am on my blog, I like to keep my worklife private. But I can tell you that I work in the digital industry. Working in this industry means that you are online 24/7, and it's super difficult to plan a holiday/break when you are always accessible. But at the beginning of 2017 I promised myself that I would try. This year is all about taking care of my physical and mental health, and a big part of that is learning when to take some time to myself.
And so that's what I did this past week. I went...
When I think about Aromatics, I think about watching my mom get ready for work and the smell of her hugs. It used to be her favourite perfume back in the day, and so by association - I've come to think of it as a scent for a mature woman.
But then Clinique sent me the new Aromatics In White and Aromatics In Black, and I was like: YOH!
I like to judge a book by its cover, so I was firstly impressed by the bottle design which is beautifully simplistic and stylish.
Then, when I opened the perfumes - I was happy to find that even though they're very different to each other, they're both perfect for a woman of any age.
I know, I know. This is something you never expected to read on my blog. But hear me out.
It's no secret that 2016 took its toll on me in terms of health. Some of it I am not quite ready to write about, and some of it I wrote about openly. By the end of 2016, I knew that I had to make major changes to improve not only my physical health, but also my mental health.
My physical health
Now let me tell you something about me that you've probably already guessed: I am the least sporty human being you will ever meet. No, really. I'm even worse than that other person you just thought of. In high school I was forced...
I have refrained from writing this article for two months because:
A.) I wanted to write about it when I finally had a solution for it.
B.) I didn't want to air my dirty laundry.
C.) I hate showing weakness.
So why am I writing about this now?
A.) Because I have realised that there is no easy solution or quick fix for insomnia.
B.) I don't really care about airing my dirty laundry anymore, because I have learnt that other people are just tumble-drying theirs.
C.) This does not make me weak.
2016 has been a tumultuous year for me for many reasons - all of them health-related. When the time is right, I will write about this as I believe it can help many women out...
Last month I wrote about places to stay when visiting Mauritius. Now I'd like to introduce you to some of the attractions in Mauritius.
When you think about Mauritius, palm trees and holiday resorts come to mind. But there's so much more to the island! I was fortunate enough to be shown what goes on outside the gates of the resorts, and I was enamoured by the spirit of this beautiful island.
Stop by the Chameral Waterfall on your way to the Seven Coloured Earth and The Curious Corner. It's quick, but so worth it - the view is spectacular.
With Phila Tyekana from True Love Magazine and Allison Foat from Cape Town Diva.
The Curious Corner of Chamarel