The Year of 23

Last week I celebrated my 24th birthday and with those celebrations came presents, smiles, food and reflection. When I turned 23, I didn’t really have many expectations but as I look back on the days, months and the year that has passed, I think if I ever decided to write…

Make Happiness Your New Normal

  The festive period is over and if you are like me, today is probably the first day of getting back into your normal routine. When I say normal routine, I mean waking up around the same time each day to go to work and repeating the same actions day…

Beat the Festive Bloat & Hangover …

I have a bit of a no holds barred approach to Christmas and the days surrounding it. It’s my favourite time of year, but I like to remain active around the festive period because it’s all fun and games until your jeans no longer fit! I live a healthy lifestyle but…

Let Music Fuel Your Workout

Music can make or break my workout; I’m more likely to win the lottery than I am to forget my headphones for the gym. Without music, I don’t think that I would have the motivation to workout at the intensity that I do because music fuels my workouts. I don’t have a…

Ending the Year on a …

11 months have passed since we celebrated the arrival of 2015, and what we once called the ‘New Year’ will soon become last year. I rang in 2015 with my fiancé, who was my boyfriend at the time, by writing on balloons all of the things we wanted to leave…

Winter Wandering in London

There is something magical about winter in London. The streets are covered with gold leaves and if you look up towards the sky you will be greeted by a sea of Christmas lights before your eyes reach the clouds. It may be cold, the days are shorter and London is…

First Birthday

Today is my blog’s first Birthday and because my blog is my baby, I wanted to share a few thoughts on one year of blogging on Tashiskervin.com. My blog has become my pride and joy. I am so proud of what I have achieved, which is funny because I started…