Minimalism – Living with less

Yup you heard it here first fam, I’ve decided to join the bandwagon. You might have seen the documentary on the craze but they for sure are on to something. I didn’t even need to watch the doco to realise that I needed to mindfully add the practice to my life. I’ve seen a pattern…

Diaries of Delhi 

You might ask how in the world I find the time to write while I travel but I do not want to forget the treasures of knowledges I’ve learned while being here. So today my Mum and I woke up at 3am to go fly up to Delhi. We landed in Delhi and had no…

Pageants & Purpose

When I first saw the advert to apply for; Miss Rotorua 2017, I got really excited. I knew it was  going to be the event of the year but not only that I knew it was going to open so many doors for our community and teach our women of a different way of life….

Rebound. Reconnect. Re-discover.

It’s taken me over six months to be able to write about this and now I’m finally doing it. I guess you could say that I’m finally getting strong enough to share this. After everything that had happened to me with the break up of my engagement this year, I got so lost that I…

Arizona a Nueva Zelanda – Mis dos Casas

En este dia dos años atras, mi mision para; La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de Los Ultimos Dias estaba llegando a su fin. Dispidiendonse de las personas que enseñe y servi fue una de las cosas mas dificiles que tuve que hacer. Me habia puesto tan unido pero agradecido a tener la oputunidad…

AZ to NZ – My two homes.

On this day two years ago, my mission for; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was coming to an end. Saying goodbye to the people I taught and served was one of the hardest things I ever had to do. I had become attached but I was grateful to have been given the…

To be or not to be.

Early this year I went with a friend to a Reconnect Retreat. I wasn’t sure what it was going to be about but I had an idea; Do yoga, eat healthy food and reconnect with nature. Hah! It was so much more than that, I had no idea I’d take away so much wisdom. I…

Vulnerable people are the strongest

  It’s so typical to put up a front and pretend everything is okay. The truth is there’s so much more going on inside and we subconsciously put up walls. These walls are to guard our hearts from sharing deep and personal feelings and also block us from showing any of these with those closest…

A poem to the guy I nearly married

You were a dream come true 
I still longed to see it through 
You never looked me in the eye 
 You were scared to show it why? You always had this guard  You only made it twice as hard  You knew life wasn’t fair 
 I waited for you to stare You knew it was there…

Do what you truly want.

I’m sure anyone can relate with me when I say I just want to do what’s best for me. Unfortunately since 2017 started, I haven’t been the best at doing that, I haven’t been the best at listening to myself and following my hearts deepest desires. I actually confess that I don’t think I have…

Digging deeper to Self-love

  3 progressive steps to self-love I truly believe this is vital to fall in love with yourself, regardless of your reason for being the way you are, be it; trauma or heartache, there really is no difference between loving others and loving yourself. Step One – Get to know yourself – when you get…

Finding Yourself through Self love.

So here’s a couple of things I’ve realised I need to work on in 2017!   Self Love through Authenticity! Sounds straight forward, but many of us can be quite good at adapting to ways that we think will make us more likeable or accepted. At the end of the day that’s all anyone wants,…