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We really all DO have a choice. When I want to motivate myself, I read lots of amazing motivational books and basically surround myself by stuff that inspires me. I love searching the internet to find great videos, and stories of people who are really successful and reaching for their dreams.

In the past I had to stop and evaluate my friendships and really cut out all the negative people in my life. Spent time with some wise and wonderful friends and family, time in nature sitting under a tree and just thinking about nothing. ie. meditating. All these things got me back into happy mode, and they always seem to do the trick. At the moment I have a little ritual of making myself a nice hot chocolate in the evening, listening to music and writing a journal entry (personally I like to write to God, that’s my way of finding answers). Currently I’m focusing on meditating again, and it’s really getting me into the zen state!!!

Mix it Up!

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“It’s a new era in fashion – there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.”
– Alexander McQueen

 

So, so true! I love mixing it up and wearing what makes me feel happy, and whatever expresses my unique style. P.s. This Tote Bag was with me everywhere on my trip to Greece! I love that it’s practical, stylish and very affordable!

Marconi plays the mambo, Listen to the radio

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Before work, I thought I’d take a quick snapshot of my new Sheike top.

 

Listening to: We Built this City on Rock & Roll – Jefferson Starship

Reading: Getting into the Vortex Meditaton Guide by Esther & Jerry Hicks

Loving: Marinated Artichokes

 

 

Choose to be Happy

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This morning’s work outfit! Sheike top & pants and Wittner Heels!

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“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”

- Groucho Marx

 

Be You

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Jacket from Esther Boutique | The Mode Collective Heels

Rockin’ it with this jacket. Lusting after all pieces at Esther Boutique!

Quote for the day…

The greatest act of courage is to be & own all that you are. Without apology. Without excuses & without any masks to cover the truth of who you truly are.

 

mX App Feature!

mX has a cool new app! Check it out :) It’s a free download too!

I got so excited when I found out I was put forward by Nuffnang for the Blogger Feature!

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Giveaway! | TimiAlaere x TSG, The Greek Islands

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TimiAlaere is a really cool label based in Melbourne Australia!

I brought along with me some of the Spring Summer 13/14 range to Greece! Was so fun to style and wear, mixing and matching with simple pieces. Timi’s designs really add a pop of something unique to your outfit. Such gorgeous colours and prints!!!

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For your chance to win a beautiful TimiAlaere Pink Circle Print Mini Skirt, please Like TimiAlaere Facebook Page and leave a comment below!

Good Luck! Ends 14 September 2013, open Wordwide.

Beauty Picks

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1| Seraphina Organic Hand Cream 2| Seraphina Body Custard 3| SAX Lip Gloss 4| Seraphina Lip Balm 5| Swisspers Face Cleansing Wipes

My favourite products of the moment, and they’re all my favourite colour!

 

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Baku Australia Bikini Top | ASOS Sandles

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The lovely Asha of GirlTalkHQ.

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once a year

go some place

you’ve never been before

- Dalai Lama

 

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Fried fetta with honey! Delish.

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A quick update from an Internet Cafe in Nafplion Greece!

Did you know that Nafplion was the first capital of Greece? It’s a must visit, with lots of historical value. I walked up the palimithi (fortress/castle) which has 999 steps!

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My Busy Day Revealed | Clearasil Sponsored Giveaway

Hey lovelies!

As you all know, I’m holidaying in Greece atm! Clearasil have asked me to share with you how I meet my day head on, and what exactly it involves! We want to inspire you, and show you that you can have the confidence to feel your best, no matter what your day throws at you. Whether you’re holidaying, like me, or on the go (like what I’m usually up to when not going to a wedding in Mykonos).

Please read on to see what my busy day usually consists of, and how I get through it!

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*Through Instagram


We arrive to the Island of Ithra! The boys were saying this water was the clearest and most beautiful they have ever swam in. We spent 2 hours there. I ate a corn and tuna salad, and George had a whole pizza to himself! *Wearing TimiAlaere

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My staple outfit on this trip. Have been mixing it up with different coloured sandals & tops, and sometimes skirts.

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YUM-O! Waffles! <3

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The cafes here are so pretty! Love all the decor. Pink and green cushions, and modern comfie couches.

So far I have been to Nafplion, a friends wedding in Mykonos and to my boyfriends father’s village, Isari. Tomorrow, off to the Island of Spetses.

Bit hard to find time to hop on the net, which I guess is a good thing. I’m really enjoying this holiday. I hope I can do this for at least 4 weeks of every year. LOVE TRAVEL – do you? x

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At ‘Karathona’ Beach with my beloved Frappe.

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The ‘Limani’ in Nafplion.

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Bourzi (Old Jail) in the middle of the water.

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