#WEDNESDAYWISDOM “Growing Pains”

Let me grow & allow me to flow. My process may be slow  but the journey so relevant. Understand there’s no destination, revealing my petals never ends. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, my focus on breaking ground. Feeling completely lost, hoping to be found.* *Please do not share without credit. I’ve been […]

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My Gym Essentials

A quick post, but necessary nonetheless. So for those that have me on Snapchat (@meechmills), you will have seen me taking off a specific sweatband after a workout. You will have also seen videos of my trainers on either a rowing machine or stepper as well as maybe my gloves and earphones. I wanted to […]

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Live to Eat vs. Eat to Live

This has to be the hardest blog post to write but definitely one that i’ve been anxious to write about. DISCLAIMER: I am not a nutritionist, everything in this post is a result of my own research and my own views/ideals. diet1 ˈdʌɪət noun the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually […]

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Odeceixe, Portugal

When people speak of the Algarve, they mention Albufeira, Vilamoura or even Lagos; nobody ever speaks of the last town. Just before you head towards Lisbon, the last beach along the Algarve is Praia de Odeceixe. Odeceixe beach; a hidden gem with its white sand, blue sea – one of the most beautiful beaches i’ve visited in […]

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What’s in my hair product drawer…?

It’s coming up to a year since my big chop and decision to transition to natural hair so this post naturally felt like it was due. It’s been a long road of trial and error to find products that I trust and love to use with my natural hair. This long road has seen my […]

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Yoga… why?

What is yoga? Yoga is described as a spiritual and ascetic discipline which includes breath control, simple meditation and the adoption of specific bodily postures (asanas); practised for health and relaxation. How did you start? For a long time, i’ve always admired contortionists, gymnasts, acrobats and more recently, yogis. I’ve followed so many on Instagram […]

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Six Months Natural – #Part 3

No cheating! Have a look at #Part 1 on how & why I decided to transition and #Part 2 on tips & techniques before the visual update! But here’s to being 6 months natural! I hadn’t blow dried my hair in about 2 years or straightened it in around 4 years. To celebrate 6 months, I used […]

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Six Months Natural – #Part 2

So, as promised, it’s officially 6 months since I “big-chopped” and i’m bringing you a short hair series. If you haven’t already, check out #Part 1: How & Why I Transitioned to Natural. If you have, welcome! This is #Part 2: Things I’ve Learned (Since Going Natural) & Maintenance To reiterate what I said in Part 1, […]

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Six Months Natural – #Part 1

So, as promised, it’s officially 6 months since I “big-chopped” and i’m bringing you a short hair series. This is #Part 1: How & Why I transitioned to Natural hair First things first, let me give you some #backstory. So to be technical, I had my last chemical relaxer in 14th November 2015 and at this […]

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Dry Body Brushing & Its Benefits

Dry body brushing is a traditional, natural health practice which focuses on brushing over dry skin followed by some form of hydrotherapy such as a shower or bath. I know you’re probably thinking you don’t have enough time to incorporate something new into your morning routine BUT I assure you, it is worth the extra […]

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