Home is a feeling

For a long time now I have been searching. For that sign or sudden jolt within me when I would know I had found my own sense of purpose. I’m not usually one to refer to it as a calling or vocation but I’m pretty sure they are related. When I was younger I would…

The Jane Goodall Effect

I’m a real sucker for a good quote. I just love how a collection of words can have so much meaning and impact. Some may say hey, they are only words. But I believe words and ideas can change people, and can change the world. And this is how I was introduced to a very…

Healthy v Normal

Not long ago I came across an article shared on Facebook on ‘realistic bodies’. Specifically it was an artist’s own recreation of Disney princesses such as Belle from Beauty & the Beast, but with more of what the writer referred to as realistic and normal bodies. And boy, did it get my blood boiling. Realistic?…

Kind Beauty: Going Cruelty-Free

Let’s hear it for some facts on animal testing… More than 100 million animals are killed each year in labs across the world. Procedures are performed on living animals for research into biology & diseases, new medicinal products, human health, safety of consumer products like cosmetics and household cleaners. Such procedures include oral force-feeding, forced inhalation,…

A Bitter Pill To Swallow

Let’s talk about the Pill. Yes, that tiny little tablet many girls consider a daily ritual they rely on. And trust. Millions of women take the pill for various reasons: as a method of birth control, to help decrease heavy periods, correct hormonal imbalances or to clear hormonal acne. Looking back, it completely baffles me…

Love thy Food,Love thy Body

Hello Everyone! I’ve been wanting to start up something like this for a while now, ever since I began switching up my lifestyle almost 2 years ago. This ‘switch up’ that I refer to was my decision to simply try out vegetarianism. I had ideas and regular hankerings to do it for a long time…