Failure. It’s something that most of us fear. And rightly so. It’s in our nature to want to be good at something, to get approval on what we do, and to be successful. But here’s the thing. To be good at something, you have to be bad at it a couple hundred times. To get […]
To my lovely Valentine (Me!) You are such a lovely weirdo – you do you girl and you do it with pride. You’re keen on trying new things, but you never sacrifice who you are for other people’s approval. Good job!
Have you ever baked something and thought it was perfect, only to serve it to people, taste it, and realise something went terribly wrong? Yeah, that happened to me, on New Year’s Eve (what a way to start 2019 right? <facepalm>)
This little plant is proof that the most incredible growth happens when you’re in the toughest situations.
If you have running water freely available in your home that is safe to drink and is hot and cold, you form part of the richest people on earth. One in ten people don’t have access to safe drinking water. Of the nine people that do have access, four have to fetch it from outside their homes. 50% of […]
So this year I decided to have quarterly reviews of my 2015 resolutions. Sad to say, they didn’t always make it up to the blog, but I did constantly remind myself of the challenges I set out to achieve, and even though I never wrote them down, it did seem to help, so I’m happy […]
Baking has always instilled fear in my heart. I was horrible. My fudge either resembled a sticky toffee mess, or was burnt to look like something from Middle Earth. Not pleasant. My baking excursions usually ended with dessert in the trash, and me crying on the kitchen floor. So, needless to say, I decided from […]
It has arrived! This will be my last segment in the ABC of self-improvement. I have enjoyed writing this so much and I can honestly say it has been for the better. Although I still slip up, I still lose my temper and resort to being lazy rather than productive, I feel better. Rome wasn’t built […]
Otherwise known as RSVP, Répondez s’il vous plaît is a French phrase that has presumably been around since the 18th century. It’s meaning is widely known as Please Reply, but it seems that during the last few years people have forgotten this courtesy and the etiquette that surrounds this little French phrase. Now, just because you don’t form […]
Thank goodness that’s over. Let me just say, I’m not someone that gets stressed often. I can literally count the times that I have genuinely stressed about something on one hand. I’m 22. Now I do consider myself lucky, because who enjoys waking up in the morning immediately feeling dreadful about all the possible horrible […]