Showing posts from August, 2020

5 Cute and Low Cost Date Ideas | Victoria Jiju

Do you ever feel like you want to spend some time just you and your partner but you don't want to break the bank? Well look no further, here are 5 low costs date ideas that you can do on a very tight budget. Just because you don't have a lot of money doesn't mean you can't have romantic moments together, you just have to be a little more creative. Keep scrolling to find 5 different low-cost date ideas you can do on your next date night.

1. At-home Spa 
Break out some of the face masks and massage oils and have a couple at a home Spa day. This may not be everybody's cup of tea but my husband and I love it every once in a while. If you have kids do it one night after they've gone to bed and then you don't even have to get a babysitter! Why not even break out the wine and some music. Spending time and being silly together whilst you pamper yourself is one of the cheapest ways to have a luxury date night.

2. Outdoor Picnic  Find a cute spot outdoors, it doesn't…

8 Ways To Organise Your Life | Victoria Jiju

Life can get really chaotic really fast. You may have numerous obligations you need to address at the same time and that's when being organised can be incredibly helpful. There are a few ways you can organise your life so it becomes a little more manageable, so let's jump into it, 8 ways to organize your life to make it more manageable. 

1. Use a Diary Make use of either a physical or digital diary to keep track of all your plans and obligations. You can write down everything from future plans to holidays and anything else you may need to remember.  There's nothing worse than double-booking yourself and looking unorganised  when someone asks you to do something. Consequently, make sure you pencil in all of your obligations and check in regularly to ensure you're staying organised and keeping up-to-date with all of your commitments. Diaries will help you make better use of your time by allowing you to see how much time you have available as well as where your time is bein…

4 Reasons Why Superficial Self-Care Matters | Victoria Jiju

Within the past few weeks, I have read numerous posts on Instagram and on blogs by individuals who are saying that superficial self-care, meaning self-care we practice on the outside is not really self-care. Although I do agree that self-care is more than just getting your hair and nails done, having a hot bath, and doing a facemask, I think it's wrong to suggest these are types of self-care are not self-care. 

What is Self-Care?First of all, I will address that I believe self-care to be a holistic approach to you and your body. This means taking care of all of the body's needs, not just the superficial surface ones. For example, it involves but is not limited to; ensuring your diet is good and that you getting the correct nutrients, making sure you socialize so you don't become isolated, and exercising regularly to keep our bodies fit and healthy. However, I also believe in superficial self-care and how these acts can have a deep impact on your overall wellbeing just as mu…

7 Ways to Protect Your Happiness | Victoria Jiju

Within this life, you will experience so many ups and downs. Often it's the bad times that stay with us longer than good times. Therefore, I  believe it's imperative to try and look after your own happiness and promote it more frequently within everyday life. Below you will find 7 simple-ish tips that will help you protect your own happiness. After all, we only have one life, so we may as well try to spend it as happy as possible, right? 
1. Focus on the here and now.It's so easy in life to focus on the event from your past that makes feel unhappy. You focus on it so much you stop yourself doing that thing ever again so you don't feel upset or embarrassed.  Similarly, you may be focusing on the future too much, focusing on an event that's making you nervous. So how can you protect your happiness? The key is to focus on the here and now. At this moment right now, what could you do to make yourself happier? Do you need to eat, talk to someone, sleep, or even just brea…

30 Day Self-Care Challenge | Victoria Jiju

This challenge will help you put in the correct foundations for a productive self-care routine that will benefit you in all areas of life. These building blocks will allow you to look after all areas of yourself so that by the end of the month you are practicing a more productive and beneficial self-care routine. Carrying out small acts of self-care every day means that your body is continuously looked after and there is less chance of you experiencing 'burnout'. Burnout is where your body can no longer function at the rate you trying to push it. Therefore, I encourage you to partake in this 30-day challenge to practice a balanced lifestyle.**Feel free to screenshot, save, and print this list so you can follow along with it. If you would like a printable version feel free to email and I'll send you a copy. **

5 Ways to Declutter Your Life | Victoria Jiju

Sometimes life gets on top of you, and it just feels like there is so much going on it's overwhelming. Within this post, you will find 5 ways that will help you de-stress and realign your thoughts.  After practicing some of the given ideas, you should feel like some of that stress is lifted off your shoulders. Sometimes, clearing the physical clutter will help you clear out your mental clutter. So here you have it, 5 ways to declutter your life.

1. Go Through Your Emails 
We all have inboxes that fill up with subscriptions that we forgot we even signed up to. A weekly newsletter to every retailer and some you've never even shopped at - no thank-you! Take some time out of your day ard re-prioritize your emails, unsubscribe to content you no longer need in your inbox. You can also delete all the junk that you've never opened or needed in the first place. Seeing your emails go from 200 down 10  maybe a little bit more manageable. Even though you were never going to open those o…

30 Days of Chick-Flicks | Victoria Jiju

Are you ready to embark on the ultimate Chick-Flick challenge?

Grab your popcorn because below you will find some of the most nostalgic, feel-good movies that you may have even forgotten about.  30 days of movie goodness, they may not have the best reviews but they still hold a special place in our heart. 
1. 13 Going on 30 2.  Clueless  3.  Mean Girls  4. She's all That  5. When Harry Met Sally 6. Pretty Woman  7. 27 Dresses 8. John Tucker Must Die  9. 50 First Dates  10. Step-Up 11. Burlesque 12. The Devil Wears Prada  13. Miss Congeniality 14. Bring it On  15. Honey  16. She's the Man   17. Honey  18. Legally Blonde 19.Legally Blonde: Red White and Blonde 20. Princess Diaries  21. Princess Diaries 2: The Royal Engagement  22. A Cinderella Story 23. Sex and the City the Movie 24.Sex and the City 2  25. You've got Mail 26. Breakfast at Tiffany's 27. Grease 28. Easy A  29. Aquamarine 30. Parent Trap
Are there any movies you would add to the list, let me know in the comments below.   Thanks for Reading…

5 Habits that will Make Your Morning More Organised | Victoria Jiju

One of the key ways to have the most productive morning routine before you head to school/college/work is to prepare. The quote 'fail to prepare or prepare to fail' fits so well with this process. If you follow these 5 habits you are much more likely to have a super smooth morning and get out the door on time. So here you go, 5 habits that will help organise your morning.

1. Set Out Your Clothes By setting your entire outfit the night before including; clothes, accessories, shoes, and bag you will save yourself so much time in the morning. Ever looked in your wardrobe and thought I have nothing to wear? Then spent the next 20 minutes trying on combinations that lie in a pile on the floor? Me too. So save that 20 minutes of frantic frustration, and do the hard work the night before. All you'll have to do is get dressed and you'll have all the extra time for sleep or breakfast.

2. Prepare Your Lunch  Similarly, prepare your lunch. Have your lunch ready to put in your bag and…