Giving Back to Others & Being Gracious to Yourself | World Kindness Day

Giving Back to Others & Being Gracious to Yourself | World Kindness Day

We live in a world where almost everyone is busy being, well, busy. It becomes easy, then, to not spare much of a thought for those who don’t have any impact on our busy – I mean – business. So, allow me to blow your ‘busy bubble’. Or at least suggest two things that might. … Read More

Scared of Flying Solo? | The Crippling Anxiety of Doing Things Alone

Scared of Flying Solo? | The Crippling Anxiety of Doing Things Alone

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was about 14 years old and had read something online about the average person being unable to do things like go to the movies, or go out to dinner, by themselves. Loving a challenge, I felt sure that it was something IΒ couldΒ do. So, one weekend I chose … Read More

πŸπŸ‚ Autumn: Beyond the Chic Coats & Scented Candles

πŸπŸ‚ Autumn: Beyond the Chic Coats & Scented Candles

(This post contains affiliate links) Hi there! Did you know I’ve got a YouTube channel? It’s not something I talk about very much here, but in the spirit of Autumn and all its amazingness (pretty sure that isn’t an actual word, but I digress!), you’re in for a little treat today. In my latest video, … Read More

Adrienne of Addie Rawr: Turning A Childhood Passion into Artistic Perfection πŸ–Œ

Adrienne of Addie Rawr: Turning A Childhood Passion into Artistic Perfection πŸ–Œ

Hi lovelies, Talisa here. I’m no Piccasso. Put a paint brush in my hands and honestly, I can’t assure you that the end result would be anything spectacular. This is the best depiction of me with a paintbrush:   Then there’s this girl: Adrienne is a self-taught artist whose work I came across online. Let … Read More

Scars & Stains Suicide Leaves Behind – World Suicide Prevention Day

Scars & Stains Suicide Leaves Behind – World Suicide Prevention Day

Last Sunday, September 10th, marked the day dedicated to spreading awareness about suicide prevention, around the world. Globally, community and local organisations, schools, universities and workplaces alike recognized the day and its importance. As I write this, there are still several upcoming walk-a-thons and other events in my home country in recognition of World Suicide … Read More

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