Tag: personal

International Reconnaissance

old film

Back in my day, when internet speed was measured in kilobytes and the closest thing to Netflix was a Blockbuster store down the road, finding international films were no where near as easy to find compared to our modern day lives. Growing up in Australia with a Polish household, bootleg TV series were passed around

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Love Letter To Poland

polish winter

Being born as a first-generation Australian meant that my childhood was filled with traditions different to my Aussie classmates and my out-of-school activities weren’t your typical sport training and music lessons (although I did learn the piano growing up, with a Polish teacher of course). Instead, I learnt traditional Polish dancing which I would be

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Top Lifestyle Picks | October 2017

wollongong beach

Another month down for 2017 and it almost feels as if time is speeding up with Halloween just next door and Christmas around the corner. Those of you who, like me, live in the Southern Hemisphere are now exchanging coats for light cardigans and sweatpants for swimwear as the weather invites you down to the

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Not So Guilty Pleasures

guilty pleasure food

Growing up, especially through the peer pressure of high school life, we’ve learnt what hobbies are more socially acceptable than others and it’s usually only when we become older that we start embracing our interests without worrying about the judgement of others – or it turns out your friends have similar guilty pleasures and you

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Things We Should Probably Be Doing More Often

healthy lunch

Sometimes it can be hard to keep our lifestyles healthy when we’re juggling work, our social lives and an ever-growing list of TV shows to watch on Netflix. It’s the endless cycle of “we’ll start on Monday” that makes one-day of relaxation turn into weeks of procrastination. But some habits just take a few minutes

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Keeping It Clean

strawberry smoothie bowl

Whether it’s to lose weight, make some gains or just to keep your body healthy, the clean eating concept is often tossed around although everyone seems to have a different idea of what that means. Now we all love our food to be washed and free of dangerous bacteria, but when it comes to my

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Deep Dive Into Skincare

skincare haul

I’m glad I wasn’t interested enough in my skin as a teenager to scrub my pores raw with exfoliators on a daily basis since that is exactly what many people mistakenly do in an attempt to clear their facial woes. When I did fall into a healthier lifestyle where I finally realised the importance of

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