How do we stay real in an unreal world?

Today we live in a world where robots are slowly taking over our jobs and artificial intelligence knows more about us than our own mothers do. We spend more time looking at our Instagram feeds than we do our loved ones and there are more pictures of people's breakfasts online than there are of Niel …

My mental health story and how I cope

Like many others, I tend to stress about stress before there's even stress to stress about. It's difficult to merely stay afloat in today's fast-paced world, let alone to keep a big smile on your face; follow a gluten-free, low-carb, dairy-free, plant-based, raw, vegan diet; find your passion and turn it into a blossoming career; …

Niomi Smart’s Mexican chili bowl on Valentine’s Day

  Whether you've endured love, friendship, a heartbreak or a toothache this Valentine's Day, I hope that everybody had a wonderful day. Valentine's day is one of my favorite celebrations. Not because of large capitalist corporations claiming that "their R4000 Spa package is the best way to show you care this Valentine's Day", but because …

Outfit of the day and 5 ways to look fashionable with minimal effort

I don't know about you, but I have always had a green eye for girls who manage to look like they have just jumped out of a Vogue cover whilst still maintaining that "oh I just threw this thing on" look. Although I haven't quite nailed down Kate Moss's effortless glow, I have managed to come up …

How to stop stressing

Happy Sunday everyone! I am so excited to be writing for Wekudo, a business with a mission to inspire happiness at work. Their blog is full of inspiring posts about how to maintain balance, happiness, teamwork and motivation in the workplace along with some great advice and tips. You can check out their blog as well …