Valentine’s Day Shenanigans

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How has everyone’s Valentine’s weekends gone? 🙂 Mine was brilliant, my lovely boyfriend gave me some truly kick-ass comics and a beautiful bouquet of InfiniteRoses – they are specially preserved and can last for up to a year! (more…)

Does Chinese Herbal Medicine Work?

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I recently ended up with a cold from work – which was inevitable since the bug was making its way around the office and I was stuck inside with the air conditioning all day – and so I thought I’d give Chinese herbal medicine a go to help get rid of my symptoms quicker than usual (since it usually takes me 7-10 days to get over it).

I went to the herbalist for the first time and was happily surprised (more…)

My Quest for Happiness in 2014

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Holy moly!  How are we already in February already?  FEBRUARY!?  Wow, time has flown by since the Christmas holidays! 🙂 (more…)

The Top 10 Things That Make Me Feel Cosy

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There’s nothing quite like feeling than feeling warm and cosy on a cold winter’s evening, wrapped up in your favourite PJ’s, and settling into a good book or film.  I’ve been lucky enough to experience luxurious nights like these lately and thought I’d compile a list of those extra details that help me feel extra snuggly and relaxed at the end of a long work day. (more…)

Health Kick

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A few Mondays ago was my birthday (5 August) and at the new age of 25 I figured that I’d feel a little older and wiser.  Then, after a few weeks of cake eating, mojito frenzies and laughing way too loudly at Adult Swim cartoons, I realised that perhaps I need to make a few little tweaks to myself to turn into one of those well-rounded adult members of society I hear so much about. (more…)

Why I Wash My Hair With Beer

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Finally.  FINALLY I’ve been able to fit in the time to write a post this week.  It’s been crazy in my new job I tells ya, there’s just so much to learn!  Luckily I have some lovely co-workers to help me out and I’ve still got training sessions ahead of me – it has all been very challenging but I suppose that at least I’m exercising my brain. 😉 (more…)

Let the Sunshine In

Gulf Harbour, New Zealand

Gulf Harbour, New Zealand

So far it’s been a case of “all’s well that ends well” as my interview day turned out fantastic, yesterday I prioritised my goals for this year/spring-cleaned my laptop and today I was able to relax and have a nice long walk around the area where I live (pictured above)… (more…)