How morning walks have changed my life for the better

Gosh it’s March already! – how are you keeping up with your fitness resolutions? I have to admit that I haven’t been able to make much progress in that department and there’s a couple of reasons (excuses?) for that. Firstly, we moved countries (we relocated from Hong Kong to California in January), and naturally we were busy settling in and…
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Summer Wish List

I stopped bringing my phone to bed and this is what happened

“I’ll browse Instagram for 10 minutes and then go to sleep”, I’d tell myself. 30 minutes (and sometimes 1 hour) would usually go by without me noticing. Trapped in an Instagram rabbit hole again. When I finally got the courage to switch off my phone, my brain was so over stimulated I couldn’t fall asleep… That was me every evening.…
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My Wardrobe Staples

At-home outfits with bralettes

Once you go bralette, you never go back. Last year I started to incorporate bralettes into my wardrobe. At first, it was just me following a trend (2016 was the year of the bralette, they were literally all over Instagram and Pinterest), but then they became sort of a necessity. Feminine, comfortable and versatile, bralettes are now the foundation of…
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Current Obsession: Handmade Facial Soaps

If I had to think of a keyword for 2017 so far, it would be “simplify”. This year was all about decluttering, buying less and downsizing. In the beauty department, I made a conscious effort to minimize the amount of products that I use on the daily basis. Do we really need to layer 6 different products onto our face…
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Currently Obsessed: Jumpsuits

Office Life: 6 productive ways to spend your lunch break

If you’re a morning person like me, you probably pour so much energy during the first hours at work that by the time lunch break you sort of need to lie down. Or much worse, you are so determined to finish a task within the morning that you sacrifice lunch time and grab a quick bite at your desk while…
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Things I’m loving lately

All things tassel I love how a pair of sparkly statement earrings can instantly glam up a look. I recently bought these at a random store in Hong Kong. The tassels bring a good balance against they bling, making them more wearable and young looking. Jo Malone perfume This was a Valentine’s gift from my husband back in February but…
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Back To Basics

A lovely little surprise landed on my desk last week! If you follow my Instastories, you would know that I’m obsessed with natural & plastic-free beauty products lately. I recently switched to shampoo bars and I’ve been using this beautiful handmade soap by Hong Kong brand To Ah Soap as my every day face wash. This one is called Red…
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Easy ways to cultivate spirituality every day

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about Easy ways to cultivate gratitude every day. Today I’d love to share how I cultivate Spirituality (yeah, it deserves capital letters!), which is such an important facet of emotional well being. Spirituality is a concept that used to sound so intimidating to me. Something that only special, gifted people were…
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My night time skincare routine

It took me years of experimentation but I feel like at 32 years old I’ve finally nailed night time skincare routine. Better late than never, right? I love this routine because it’s simple, somewhat eco-friendly and effective. If you’re looking for ideas to simplify your skincare routine, keep on reading! Step 1: Cleansing Taking my make up off after a…
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Hong Kong Cafes: Polygon Cafe

There’s a few cafes that I find myself going repeatedly. Mainly because I like trying new places, and secondly, because many times the experience is good but not “great” = not worth going again. Polygon Cafe is different though – they managed to create a very relaxed and cozy ambience that make it the perfect lazy Saturday hangout. I love…
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