ON TURNING 30 AND FINALLY ‘GETTING IT’

“Guilt is a cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person realizes or believesโ€”accurately or notโ€”that he or she has compromised his or her own standards of conduct or has violated a moral standard and bears significant responsibility for that violation. It is closely related to the concept of remorse.” I am due […]

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10 WAYS TO BE PARISIAN WITH CAROLINE DE MAIGRET

About a year ago, my obsession with Caroline De Maigret began. Her chic style, her ability to look good without a blow-wave – and just her mantra on being. She is smart and funny and for all intents and purposes, seems to lead a very beautiful and exciting Parisian life. In the hope that I […]

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HOW TO CHANGE A BELIEF

Our beliefs are very powerful. Some are so deeply buried, we don’t even realise we have them. They can be the difference between one life and a whole other path. The thoughts we hold about ourselves will become our reality. This is the final post in a series about the neuroscience of success. First, I […]

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MIXED BERRY AND WALNUT PORRIDGE WITH CHIA SEEDS

Breakfast is actually my least favourite meal. When I wake up in the morning I want coffee. Or tea. Just some hot beverage to hydrate me. Anything else just gets in the way. And if I’m really grumpy, I feel like something sweet. I had to stop buying hundreds and thousands biscuits as a treat, […]

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NEW YORK FASHION WEEK – THE STREET

When one can not be attending NYFW, one must rely on the internet and in this case, photographer Diego Zuko to provide a street style fix. I wasn’t as excited by these images as I was by those taken outside the European shows, but here are a few outfits I loved. Take five and transport […]

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BUILDING A CAPSULE WARDROBE – DENIM

Firstly and most importantly, the capsule wardrobe needs three pairs of denim. The black, the vintage blue and the white pair. These are your base pairs and they need to be in the perfect cut for your body. A perfectly cut pair of jeans actually only needs heels or sandals and a t-shirt to look […]

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HOW TO BUILD A CAPSULE WARDROBE

Have you ever looked into your wardrobe and wished you could start again? Dreamed that you could take every item and throw it out the window, then hit the shops with a high-limit credit card? We grow, we change, yet we often hold on to clothing that really doesn’t make us feel good anymore – […]

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