New Year, New You. I am not Buying Into That.
New Year, New You. I am not Buying Into That. new [njuː] ADJECTIVE Definition*: Shiny, straight out of the packaging, never used. New. *unofficial and for the purposes of demonstrating my point in this article The messages are everywhere. It is a New Year, time to be New again. New body, New mindset, New direction,…Read More
Forty Things I am Going to Do in my 40s
Forty Things I am Going to Do in my 40s. A guide to creating your MaximaLIST. My 2015 was a year of two parts. The first half of the year was consumed by fear, self loathing and doubt as I approached the big 4-0. However, as you well know, my faithful readers, I had a major…Read More
Jeunesse: I need to RAVE about it!
I look 10 years younger thanks to Jeunesse. In December 2015 a friend from Australia called me to tell me about a new skincare range. She told me that it was so transformative, that she knew I’d want to know all about it. It’s called Jeunesse (French for “youth”) and it is the closest thing science has come understanding anti-ageing…Read More
Being a Financial Equal of Your Husband
Being a Financial Equal of Your Husband As far as I am concerned, striving for financial independence is critically important, and it is why it is the No. 1 item on My Maximalist. The other night I caught up with a friend I have known for 35 years. She is a very beautiful and vivacious…Read More
It is about living 40 To The Max. That’s what I plan to do.
I didn’t live my 30s to the max. I couldn’t. I was exhausted. At the dawn of turning 30, I gave birth to my first child, my beautiful daughter, who came into this world smiling and has been a source of joy ever since. I then went on to have two more children in quick…Read More
If You Peel Back My Layers, All You See is Spanx.
If You Peel Back My Layers, All You See is Spanx. Six years ago, I walked out of hospital with my third child and my stomach never went down. Not only did it not deflate, I put on more weight. And for the past 6 years the most common question I have been asked, aside…Read More