The Way of the Tortoise – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “When we are young, we have visions, dreams of the life we want to lead, or blazing a trail in our desired profession… It is absolutely possible to achieve your dreams.” I’ll admit, I’m not a sporty person. However, when I was in school, I loved to play hockey, tennis and netball,…

Real Resilience: How To Thrive In The New Normal – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “It takes action to grow, change and attain success.” I reached for this book after a particularly tough week. I was feeling low, and so many things had started to creep up on me, making me feel like a deflated balloon. This book gave me a little bit of that strength back,…

Ringing The Bell – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The idea of free choice is synonymous to freedom and the degree of maturity of a society. The day we accept and understand that right, we would have grown as a society.” About the book An attempt to ring the metaphorical bell of social awareness about what’s going wrong around us. We…

This I Can Tell You – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “But sometimes we aren’t pretending, sometimes we don’t remember.” It’s been a while since I’ve read any poetry and I definitely feel like I’ve picked up the best book here to get me back into it! I say this is poetry, but it’s equally a memoir, focusing on the author’s fascinating story…

How Love Actually Ruined Christmas – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I wouldn’t like to assume anything, but my knowledge of these friends suggests to me that if they knew anybody in person who behaved the way most of the characters behave in Love Actually, they would definitely be pulled up on it.” Just fabulous – what more do I need to say?!…

The Quill Method: Conquer Depression In 10 Steps – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The first step in solving any problem is realizing that you have one.” Depression is such a big problem today – it’s something many of us have had the displeasure of experiencing throughout our lives in one form or another and quite frankly, we don’t speak about it enough! This book has…

Paris, Part Time – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Inside, I feel like the same woman I have always been: full of thoughts and ideas and passion for life and those in it.” I think memoirs might just be my new favourite thing! I’ve not read many before, but I’m certainly enjoying them when I get the chance to. This particular…

From Homework Hell To Help! – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “To get ready for any type of apocalypse, plan early, act often – and do whatever you can not to get consumed.” School was a huge part of my life for all the best and worst reasons! I took pride in my work and always tried my best to do well, but…

Water Wellness – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Good hydration brings a range of benefits, but the most important is it enables us to live.” A few years ago, I’d suffer from headaches an awful lot. After a normal eye test result, I put those headaches down to excessive screen time, as my job had me looking at a screen…

Tales Of An Accidental Life – Book Review

Overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I had the attitude that every opportunity should be taken in life to see and experience something different.” I always find it fascinating when reading and learning about someone else’s life experience. We all have our unique stories, and some of this experience simply deserves to be put into writing! My latest…