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A mindful beauty routine And my 11 favourite skincare products

May 23, 2017
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Months ago, my therapist suggested me to do mindfulness meditation. I started to see her because of my anxiety issues so I thought hell yes, this sounds like a great idea. So I downloaded that Headspace app. I went up on the hill of the park behind my office in my lunch break – sounds super zen right? – I sat down, launched the app and waited for the magic to happen. I almost fell asleep. It was so BORING.…

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Birthday reflections – The five things that have changed since I turned 30

May 13, 2017
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Today it’s my birthday and I’m turning 33. THIRTY-F***ING-THREE And for how 20 year old I can sometimes feel inside and how much I can tell myself that I’m technically still young, I also feel the years weighing on my shoulders (ALERT: I’m gonna talk like a granny all the way through this post) . But the good part is: I kinda like it. Except very annoying stuff like spending tons of money on anti-age products, realising I can’t wear…

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Because the world really needed another La La Land review

February 6, 2017
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Major spoiler alert, keep reading at your own risk (seriously, just go watch the movie first) OK to be honest, this is not a proper movie review. This is more like me needing to tell you how much and why I freaking loved La La Land. I am writing this post mesmerized and deeply touched by this movie, but I have to say I didn’t have great expectations before I watched it. First of all it’s a musical. And I…

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