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How to Practice Self-Affirmation

Hello I’m so glad you’re here! I’m really excited to share this particular blog post with you because I believe that practicing self-affirmation can be a tool that is incredibly beneficial for positive self-development. Read on to find out what exactly self-affirmation is, what it does to your brain, and how you can practice it yourself.   So firstly, what is self-affirmation? Put simply, self-affirmation is an act that affirms your own self-worth, which most of the time entails you reflecting on and setting your core values. A broad and fluffy definition, right? If we’re speaking in practical terms on...

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Make your own tahini

Make your own tahini

Hello beautiful. Do you love eating tahini as much as I do? Salad dressings, dips, in a wrap, on some toast with honey; sweet or savory I will find a way to add tahini to it!   Here’s a super casual recipe you can use to make as much tahini as you’d like!   Ingredients: Sesame seeds Oil (I use either olive oil or sesame oil but you can use whatever you want!) Tools: Baking tray Blender Spoon Jar   Method: Preheat oven to 180oC Pour your sesame seed onto a baking tray and spread with the back of a...

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Eco products to use everyday

Eco products to use everyday

Hey fam! Just a casual list of some delightful eco products that I use everyday. I hope that from this you will find inspiration to jump aboard the eco wagon!   First up: Reusable Cup, duh! I’m sure you’ve heard about these sweet thangs. Different variants of them have been on the market for years now, and with good reason. Do you, like me, drink coffee everyday? That’s, like, 365 disposable cups you could be avoiding each year with just one of these guys. The particular brand I’ve got right now is a keep cup, but if you’re not satisfied...

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Natural Enzyme Cleaner: Free Recipe

Natural Enzyme Cleaner: Free Recipe

Hello lovelies. I want to share with you a super duper effective general-purpose surface spray that you can make yourself with common ingredients found in your kitchen. I love this formula because it’s completely natural and non-toxic, and it’s full of enzymes that break down dirt so that it may be cleaned up with greater ease. So what are enzymes exactly? I know, I was confused too. They’re long chain proteins produced when kitchen scraps are fermented in sugar and water, and the waste/dirt that the enzymes consume are simply converted into carbon dioxide and water. So green! Seriously, please stop...

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My Journey to a Waste-Free Life

My Journey to a Waste-Free Life

What inspired me to embark on a journey to being waste-free (a journey I am still on), as well as hurdles that I have had to overcome. If this inspires you today then my job here is done.

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