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Megan Richards

Brace yourself; it’s that time of the year when we are inundated with “Get Beach Ready” articles in magazines and social media. These articles are a reminder our bodies are a constant work in progress. “Get a bikini body in 21 days” headlines have always made me uncomfortable as it sets unrealistic body standards for women to fit into and promotes the idea that you need to lose weight or get in shape first before wearing a bikini. There are plenty of articles circulating at the moment with unachievable standards,

Spring/Summer dresses are overflowing in every online and physical store. With the change in weather, things are heating up and we are making transitions in our wardrobes. Finding the right dress can be overwhelming especially when there are so many to choose from. We’ve done some research and found 9 affordable dresses for Summer. Whether you are visiting a wine estate, meeting the girls for brunch or going out for drinks, these dresses are perfect for any occasion. The selected dresses are timeless pieces that can be worn for many

There’s a stillness that surrounds Grande Provence, which lies in the valley of Franschhoek. It has the Je Ne Sais Quoi -a distinctive beauty that surrounds the estate. Everything is mesmerizing and bold, from the long entrance into the estate to the art pieces sculpted by Anton Smit. Anton Smit, a renowned South African artist selected Grande Provence as an exclusive venue to display his sculptures. His abstract work uses mostly steel, metal, fiberglass and bronze. These sculptures evoke themes of suffering, reconciliation, glory and sublimation which adds to the

When I started promoting the body positive movement, I confused it with body confidence. Initially I thought body positivity and confidence were strongly related. I did research, read blog posts, watched videos on YouTube and realized that it was two completely different subjects. People often ask me, “Megan what does the body positive movement stand for and how does it compare to body confidence”. Let me break it down for you guys. The body positive movement was created to help people with marginalized bodies feel entitled to self-love and show

According to the Wall Street Journal, over 200 million voice notes are delivered on WhatsApp every day. I clearly remember the first voice note I sent to a friend last year. After playing it back I thought, is this really what my voice sounds like? The sound of my voice made me uncomfortable and I vowed never to send a voice note again. Well I lied. After sending and receiving a few voice notes I became hooked on the convenience of it and hearing human emotion in my texts. My

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