The Balancing Act

I often get asked how it is running a restaurant (or two) and whether I have time for anything else. Staying semi-in-shape, seeing my family & friends, maybe a sparkle of a love life and keeping a general healthy balance - the short answer is yes! I think that for...

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Secret #3: Laugh as much as you can

For those of you who read my previous two blog posts for “The 3 secrets to keeping your happiness”, I shared the first secret with you which was about taking your “bliss bubble” with you wherever you go: “Secret #1: The power of the state of change”. The second secret...

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Secret #2: Strike a power pose

For those of you who read my previous blog post “The 3 secrets to keeping your happiness”, you would’ve read the first secret to taking your "bliss bubble" where ever you go: “The power of the state of change”. Let’s get into the second secret I promised you… I was an...

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The 3 secrets to keeping your happiness

Today I come to you on a personal note. I have become acutely aware of my time and where I spend it. I have also become increasingly flattened by certain environments where I have to spend so much of my time. This turmoil sent me into an analytic frenzy of how I can...

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Falling in Love Again

It’s the month of luuurrve. Both sharing your love but also loving yourself. Which, for me, means blasting Ed Sheeran, eating chocolate truffles, romantic dinner dates and maybe even a little vino. I also find myself reflecting on what love means. What it means to me...

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Secrets to enhance your GLOW

January is the month we hit the ground running and frantically get started on our goals for the New Year. It’s now, more than ever (whilst still recovering from the holidays), that our bodies need some good ol’ TLC. While you’re trying to find your feet and get into a...

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Bayanda Gumede: Gym clothes that make you want to work out

There are many benefits of working out, but it's keeping consistency and maintaining your active life that's the biggest challenge! Finding the right gym clothes, that not only fit you and your active life perfectly, is more impactful than you think. You know that...

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Get Glowing With This Beauty Bowl Recipe

Winter can leave its trace on our skin and hair. Between the ice cold outdoors and heated, stuffy indoors, your skin and hair can be left feeling irritated, dry and in need of some good ol' TLC! Apart from your normal daily skin and hair care routine, there's other...

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Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients: 3 - 4 medium orange sweet potatoes (white also works here!) 300g cauliflower florets 1 red onion 6 cloves of garlic 1 can coconut cream ½ tsp white pepper 3 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric 1 lemon 2 cups vegetable stock Salt & pepper to taste  ...

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Hormone Healing Hot Choc

There's a lot of hullabaloo around hormones lately, and as a woman, I completely understand why. The hormonal balance in a woman can be quite delicate, and with all the birth control, chronic medication, hormones in meat, mass-farmed foods and chemical items in our...

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Happy gut = happy life!

Your gut is where the majority of your health actually begins. The good (and bad) bacteria in your gut have a big impact on your bodily functions - your skin, your immune system and obviously your digestive system itself. Most people, women especially, suffer from...

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