Reflections: Confidence in Your Entire Self

When I took the below picture a few weeks ago when I got this gorgeous piece from Online Bikini Shop I felt so damn proud about my health and fitness journey, and the amount of self-love and acceptance that came with it. Being comfortable in my own skin has been great for my confidence. But…

Sweaty Notes: Motivation & Working out at Home

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED TO WORKOUT AT HOME? I get asked this question a lot because 99% of my workouts are done at home. I don’t have a gym membership anymore and I hardly go to classes anymore. Why workout at home? To be honest, due to my heavy schedule with a full time…

Reflections: Bikini Confidence

​ For a very long time since my teens, my fear of a bikini was irrational, spurred on by my lack of self-love, body acceptance and confidence. It’s strange because as a young child I was a beach bum, with no care in the world. I love summer and when I look back at my…

Reflections: Turning 30

Notes on some lessons I’ve learnt in life so far. On Life Don’t regret or resent your hardships. It builds your character and provides a potential foundation for a strong work ethic. Travel as much as possible. Commit to it. Book it. Stand up for your beliefs, respectfully. Having a dog will change your life….

Sweaty Notes: Adizero Prime Parley Shoes

I grew up on the beach, close to the ocean. As a kid everyday after school my toes were in the sand, testing the ice cold Atlantic Ocean. Most afternoons I braved those cold waves on a bodyboard. It was my solitude and my savior. My love for the ocean is deep ingrained into my…

Move

Part 3 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Moving. A priority. A necessity. A lifeline. Sweating. My Therapy. My Alone Time. My Space. Lifting. My Strength. My Power. My Resilience. Breathing. My Calm. My Solace. My Peace. Reason Why I Love to Work Out It makes me feel fantastic Sets the tone for my…

Nourish

Part 2 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Food glorious food. The source of many moments of joy and anxiety for I bet many of us.  Getting to the point of being comfortable with your eating habits and eating intuitively to suit your body and soul’s needs is difficult BUT it is possible….

Believe

Part 1 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Eliminate Doubt Hate be True. Confidence Attitude Care Just Do. Authenticity Belief Love You. My Favourite Quote at the Moment: How Do I Believe in Myself? Eliminate Doubt via Awareness of Triggers Stop. Observe. Think. Proceed. Positive Attitude Practice Gratitude My Ultimate Believe Goal for…

Reflection: Maintenance Mode

MAINTENANCE MODE: ACTIVATED A younger me dreaded this phase. With nothing to lose, how would I track any type of progress I am making? How would I prove to the world that I am worth their likes, follows and kudos? How would I prove to myself that I am indeed exercising enough, eating clean enough?…

Reflection: Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens

My sister @lisedcar has been suffering from Endometriosis for over 20 years. The following piece was written by her this weekend. Please share her story to raise awareness for the many women and girls suffering from this disease that don’t seem to get the recognition it needs. Endometriosis by Lisé Carstens The emotional and physical…