How to understand your hair type for better care

Self-care is primordial and while you groom yourself for personal and professional reasons, daily hair care is an inevitable task! In order to look after your hair, you must first understand your hair type. Read this blog post for a quick reminder of the essentials of proper hair care and some easy tips. Normal hair … Continue reading How to understand your hair type for better care

A story on effective communication

As human beings (social animals), we feel the need to communicate, although the intensity felt, may depend on our individual personality type, or the nature of various other factors in play. You need to communicate daily for personal and professional reasons, to keep up with your social life, to maintain different types of relationships, to … Continue reading A story on effective communication

8 advantages of working from home

Working from home is existent in various industries and countries around the world. People choose to work from home for diverse reasons. Certain companies have been encouraging this practice, where the need for a better work-life balance is recognized, employees are trusted to be disciplined, responsible and are accountable. Previously, I worked for companies, going … Continue reading 8 advantages of working from home

How to better plan for your grocery shopping

Grocery shopping is an essential task, needed in every household. We buy foodstuff, detergents, toiletries, personal care products, and so much more, to cater for daily family needs. At the same time, we juggle among office time, family time and time for ourself. Do you ask yourself how to better plan for your grocery shopping? … Continue reading How to better plan for your grocery shopping

Some ideas to wake up early…

Today I woke up, and went out for a morning stroll in my garden before breakfast. I was thrilled to benefit from the comfortable warmth of the morning sunshine (as in Mauritius, we're in winter, and it's getting cold for our usual hot tropical climate!). I practiced yoga, deep breathing, and meditated, confirming to myself … Continue reading Some ideas to wake up early…

Road safety is everyone’s business! (3)

Hey, dear Readers! I'm back with the third and final post of the series on 'road safety'. In 'Road safety is everyone's business! (1)', I told you how a simple and pleasant experience, inspired me to blog about this topic. In my second post 'Road safety is everyone's business! (2)', I reminded you of some … Continue reading Road safety is everyone’s business! (3)

6 ways to relax your tired feet

Relaxing your feet, specially after a long, tiring day at work, or running around, is something we all look forward to, right? At least from time to time. In today's post, I'll share some helpful tips that I use, find simple and easy, to relax and pamper my feet! Shoes I prioritize comfort next to … Continue reading 6 ways to relax your tired feet

One of my simple joys of life 

I'm thrilled and grateful today... for having taken the time to stop by my garden, and smelt the scent of some fresh flowers!  When was the last time you did such a thing?  In today's short post, I'll tell you why I feel that we should look around from time to time, and notice the … Continue reading One of my simple joys of life 

Some aspects of being independent

Have you ever asked yourself how independent you are?  As a child, we are fully dependent on our parents, yearning for admiration and reassurance on everything.  Over the years, we form our peer groups and want their approval, often abiding to peer-pressure at an early age, and even start drinking alcohol and smoking.  Then at … Continue reading Some aspects of being independent

Are you a tea lover?

If you're a tea lover, like I am, do read on... If you're not exactly tea-crazy, but do drink tea from time to time, then do read on too!... Oxforddictionaries.com defines tea as 'a hot drink made by infusing the dried crushed leaves of the tea plant in boiling water'.  As on Wikipedia.org, 'tea plants are native … Continue reading Are you a tea lover?