Reflections: 2019 Goals – Simplicity

SIMPLICITY My intention for 2019 To be honest, initially I was not really keen to set goals for 2019. The last few years have been a whirl of goal setting, pressure and smashing them. With my personality type, I will always give a 110% and that is my gold but also my shadow. I tend…

Reflections: Body Neutrality

The full video for this topic is on my IGTV.  Please feel free to join the conversation! Two types of girls on Insta Physique update 1. Confident and absolutely rocking their bod (nothing wrong with that as long as intentions are deeper than comments, likes and views I guess) 2. Those that would die posting something…

Reflections: iWeigh

i Weigh… A marriage, a friendship, a life commitment Three dogs, their leads and all their puppy cuddles A degree, a great job, all the numbers Passion, Perseverance and Independence Depression, Anxiety and Anger Management A drumkit, headbanging, and punk sing-a-longs My Dumbbells, my Barbell, my Kettlebell All the planes I’ve climbed, the countries I’ve…

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….

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…

Reflection: Time Management

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when you have a bit too much on your plate but everything is important and has to get done. When your focus has gone down the drain, your overwhelmed by everything on your to do list and you end up feeling awful because everyone around you seems…

Reflection: Injuries, Obstacles and Baby Steps

Injury: How it happened My worst nightmare happened last year August. I was involved in an incident where I flew off my scooter due to hitting my brakes really hard in order to avoid an even bigger accident. The guy did not see me as he pulled out of the parking, but I saw him….

Reflection: 14 Days of Self-Love Challenge

February is the month of love. Love between couples and the time to live out all the romantic Clichés we see in those rom-coms that are shoved into our faces and which we willingly take and believe too. It becomes a standard for chasing the man of our dreams, the standard for being the damsel…

Reflection: The Art of Affirmations

Ah January, the month of resolutions, goals and big dreams. I love goal setting, I’ve always been a go-getter, a 110%-er. But this year, due to my knee op early in January, I decided to rather focus on my mental growth and will focus on my fitness goals after my recovery. I joined a 31…