There are many signs of emotional abuse... If your gut tells you something is off, it really is.
Repost: “In 2020, I thought a lot about…”
I’d taken ownership of my body over the past 9 months. I’d wrestled it free from the people who’d jabbed at it with hurtful comments. I’d reclaimed it. Mine. Victory. But soon after I’d met him, it felt like a different scuffle for ownership began – this time with him. I wrote the following post … Continue reading Repost: “In 2020, I thought a lot about…”
Things to remember when going Curly Girl
Useful pointers for your journey into the Curly Girl (CG) method
The start of my Curly Girl Method journey
My hair has always been wavy, and on some days, it would sprout magical curls which I loved. But it was never consistent. On some days, I looked more like a frizz cloud than curly queen. It was probably a year or so ago when I first heard about this magical realm called Curly Girl … Continue reading The start of my Curly Girl Method journey
That Peloton life
One of the many odd moments I've experienced in 2020 includes finding myself crying while pedalling furiously on a stationary bike. You don't necessarily want to be crying while exercising, but the Peloton - what I can only describe as a brilliant marriage of technology and fitness - has wormed its way into my heart. … Continue reading That Peloton life
I’m glad you left.
It's unexpected. You had a wall up because you were trying not to let anyone hurt you again. But the persistent questions began, hidden as kindness. The queries were really there to get all the information they could to eventually use against you. Don't give in. You baulk at first. Are these questions too personal? … Continue reading I’m glad you left.
Great apps and services for freelancers and entrepreneurs
There are loads of apps and websites out there that are awesome to use as a freelancer - here's some that I rely on! #apps #freelancers #entrepreneurs
Movie Review: Captain Marvel
Let's get straight into it. We meet Vers (pronounced 'Veers'; played by Brie Larson), a Kree warrior who has lost her memory and has no recollection about her life growing up - what she does have is odd dreams. When we meet her, she's part of a little warrior group, led by Yon-Rogg (Jude Law), … Continue reading Movie Review: Captain Marvel
Becoming a freelancer – what you need to know
So you think you're ready to drop the corporate life and become a freelancer. Now what? There's a lot of planning that goes into this, so let me share my experience and the steps I took to finally take the freelance plunge while based in Dubai. Some of these points are universal, and some specific … Continue reading Becoming a freelancer – what you need to know
Ten Food Commandments with Jay Rayner
Once I booked my flights to London, I knew what I had to do: check if there were any shows in the city I wanted to see. While on this hunt, I thankfully remembered to check if Jay Rayner had any shows on during my trip. I got lucky, there was a ‘Ten Food Commandments’ … Continue reading Ten Food Commandments with Jay Rayner