Racism: The fight continues

I am feeling really called to say what’s on my heart. No more draft posts and not publishing. No more waiting to articulate the right message. If this lands, it lands. If it doesn’t, it doesn’t. My platform can never fully satisfy the appetite of every single person and I’m okay with that. It is […]

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Permission to Pivot

Pivot definition: The act of turning. Have you ever had a certain view on something or someone then later on changed your mind? Thing is you don’t want to say it out loud because people might hold you accountable to your initial view? BECAUSE SAME HERE. As I navigate my way through life and experience […]

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Strong Women Run In My Family

International Women’s Day (March 8) to me is about celebrating women. The trailblazing women, the inspiring women, the empowering women, the women who unapologetically take up space and are not scared of coming off as “too much.” It’s about acknowledging the women who have gone before us, women who challenge stereotypes, societal norms and the […]

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3 reasons why saying no is ok

Sometimes it feels like you are in a constant uphill battle with time. There is always a deadline to meet, somewhere to be or someone to see. In-between these requests, you are trying to honour work and university deadlines, balance relationships with your social calendar and squeeze in meal prep and a workout because you […]

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My first heartbreak

Remember that time I wrote about my first kiss? Well, let me tell you about the first time I had my heart broken by a boy. A good story always starts with some boring-but-essential context so let me give you some. I was 17 years old and didn’t have a great deal of self-esteem. I […]

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Have enough grace for yourself

“Stop trying to run on an empty tank.” My biggest lessons about who I am as a woman, what I will and won’t tolerate – have shown themselves through the cracks of my flaws as a human being. Thing is we all lie. May not be to those we live alongside daily but to our […]

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If it no longer serves you, let it go

“We spend so much of our life forming attachments to things, people, places, thoughts and emotions that our lives become overburdened with trivial things that really do not matter.” We’ve all heard of the word “hoarding” and often guilty of this habit. I personally have a box in my wardrobe filled with cards, letters and […]

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Guest Blog Post by Sai Radikedike: Finding Home Again

Belonging is a natural reaction, intrinsic. It gives us a sense of identity. We search in order to find a community, a group of friends, a country in which we belong. The Lioness Mom shares with serasituations her experience of moving to France and finding her sense of belonging. Where she finds it isn’t where […]

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Guest Blog Post by Ashleigh Gibb: Approval Addiction

I met Ash earlier this year through my sister-in-love, Lily. Ash oozes love and understanding like no other. Besides being a CrossFit fan, she works in the Red Light District of Thailand and actively seeks justice for women by exploiting the sex trade. This piece relates to all of us because we cannot deny that […]

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