Stay persistent | How to turn your life around series

The final lesson in this series I want to share is about persistence. Nothing is possible without being persistent, and knowing that has changed my entire outlook. Earlier this year, my life felt like a roller coaster. I was up and down and all over the place. Frankly, I was sick of falling down and…

The art of journaling

If there is one habit I can point out to and say it has helped me in endless ways and shaped who I am, it would be journaling. I have been wanting to write this post for ages but never ended up doing it. This week I had so many revelations about myself and my…

Conquering fear | How to turn your life around series

Have to make an important decision in your life and don’t know what to choose? Have your previous choices been based on caution rather than hope? We probably don’t realise this but every single day we all have to make decisions that involve one or the other—faith or fear. Of course, a little bit of…

How to stick to new habits

A few weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation about habits. She wanted to make new and better habits desperately and found herself lost on where to start. That desperation, eagerness and frustration in her voice was a little too familiar for me because I felt the same way all the time!…

Cut out the negativity | How to turn your life around series

On my journey of turning my life around, I’ve come across several things that just need to change to make way for better and more amazing things. I will just have to cut out some old things that are not serving me anymore. I think you would probably agree when I say, if you don’t actually cut out…

What I learnt in two years of marriage

Last week Matt and I completed two years of marriage and even though it wasn’t the day I had planned, we still ended up having a good time together. I still can’t believe it’s been two years, feels like it was just yesterday! To give you a quick back story, Matt and I met almost…

Taking responsibility | How to turn your life around series

I spent a lot of time waiting for my life to change, waiting for things to turn around, waiting for something! But nothing happened. Every single day life kept moving in the same direction I didn’t want go. That’s when I realised if I truly want to see some change in my life; I have…

How being frantic got me nowhere

This post is not for everyone. None of us are really the same and some of the things I write about in my posts might be helpful to some people but be completely unhelpful to others. This post is specifically written for my fellow frantic friends that live with a constant need to hurry up….

Set a goal – How to turn your life around series

A life without a goal is like drifting without any idea where you want to go or who you want to be. But living with intent makes you feel like everything you do has a reason and a purpose. If you want to turn your life around, you absolutely must set goals. Written by Lorraine…

Choosing quality over quantity

 We all know how important it is to choose quality over quantity, but putting it into action is extremely hard in this day and age. I’ve always believed that I would choose quality no matter what, but over the past few years my actions would beg to differ. Written by Lorraine Bangera-Chaban An elderly woman…

Believe in yourself | How to turn your life around series

Have you ever felt like you’re going nowhere or just lost? Everything in your life feels so boring and mundane because you feel like you had your shot and you blew it. You have all the right ideas but no resources. All the good intentions but can’t follow through. All the dreams and inspiration but…

How to get more done in a day

Have you heard yourself saying there is just not enough time in the day to get things done? Not too long ago I felt no matter how much I tried I always felt worn out and still couldn’t get my to do list checked. I often have my to do list looming in my brain…