Empathy 

T/W: I talk about victims of sexual assault in this article. So back in May I had one of the most humbling experiences in my life and it really made me want to talk about empathy. empathy ˈɛmpəθi noun “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” I’ve always thought that I was empathetic towards others, but there’s always room for improvement, hence this post. We live in a society where people lack empathy for others because the other person’s situation does not impact on their life and it’s wrong. A lot of people lack empathy and respond […]

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The pain of feeling unappreciated. 

Unappreciated and overburdened.    There is nothing worse than going out of your way for someone and when a similar situation arises, they don’t do the same for you or they don’t say thank you.  While you shouldn’t do things for others in expectation of receiving something in return; it’s still painful to know that,  that person wouldn’t and doesn’t appreciate you or your time. There are so many people who do not have the same heart as you and do not have good intentions for you, which sets you up for many disappointments along the road. Don’t get me […]

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The Power of Saying “No”

No one is entitled to your space. No one is entitled to your time. No one is entitled to you. Repeat those three sentences until it’s ingrained into your mind and you start putting it into practice. It’s okay to say no when you feel like it. This two letter word can bring you so much happiness and can stop you from being exploited by those who use up your valuable time and resources while demanding things that you would never ask someone else for. Do not feel inclined to do things for people because you fear you’ll be viewed as […]

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What I learnt from the Monzo Inspire Event

Last Thursday I was lucky enough to attend the inspire event at Monzo’s head office near London’s Silicon Roundabout. The event speakers were: Tom Blomfield CEO – Monzo Juliana Zarate Co-Founder and CEO –  Mucho! Tom Freeman – Learning and Development Manager – Headspace Monzo Monzo is a bank which challenges the idea of a traditional bank because it is available at your fingertips. They are completely digital which provides their users with the ultimate customer experience by avoiding the queues and long waiting times you would get in a traditional bank. This is because they have no physical stores and operate through […]

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My favourite positive affirmations 

Treat yourself well, your words have power. -apieceofsarah.com Positive affirmations are a great way to tackle self doubt, below are a few of my favourites: Everything is well with me My soul is happy and I am a beacon of light in the world I will achieve everything that I want to achieve and I can do all off this through Christ who strengthens me. I am beautiful and love surrounds me everywhere I go. I love everyone around me and they love me too I wake up each day with a clear mind and clean heart, I forgive those who […]

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Mi Lisa Hair – Aliexpress

  I bought 2 body wave closures from Mi Lisa hair on AliExpress totalling £69.08 so £34.54 each for 18 inches. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Cheap-Lace-Closure-Vip-Mink-Brazilian-Hair-Closure-4-4-Brazilian-Body-wave-Closure-Natural-Wave/32790017261.html Pros: True to length Thick Nice wave pattern Soft Cons: When I bought this closure in April it did become  stiff but deep conditioning sorted it out, so we will see how the new one holds up.    

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Sparkle Diva Hair Aliexpress

Update: 11th July 2017 So I bleached the knots of this hair and it started falling apart -.- Currently waiting for Sparkle Diva hair’s response. Update 3rd August 2017 I received a refund!   I bought a deep wave closure from sparkle diva hair in the last week of May for £22.98 It was a 16 inch closure but when stretched was 14 inches. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Sparkle-Diva-Deep-Wave-Lace-Closure-Hair-100-Remy-Human-Hair-Lace-Closure-Natural-Color-Free/32803002264.html Pros Soft Nice Curl Pattern Cons When stretched while curly it was 14 inches, when straightened it just reaches 16″ but it is thin at the bottom      

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Asteria Hair Company Aliexpress – 1 month update

In the last week of May I spent £130.01 on 4 bundles straight and a free part closure from Asteria Hair on aliexpress. I turned it into a unit and used only 3 bundles, I turned this into a unit. Price: 3 bundles of straight Brazilian and a free closure:  £102.54 1 bundle of straight Brazilian hair: £29.05 Pros The hair is soft True to length Passed the burn test Fast delivery (5 days to reach the UK) All bundles were the same length & quality Thick The knots bleached well Cons Split Ends Closure has shed a bit but it’s […]

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Yolissa Hair Company Review (AliExpress)

Update: 11 July 2017 Bleached the  knots of the frontal and shed a bit but the bleach mixture was not thick enough so it got unto the frontal hair so now I have to re bleach it Bleached the knots of the deep wave closure and chunks fell off while I washed the bleach off. Currently waiting for yolissa hairs response. -.- Do not buy this closure. In the last week of May I spent £109.08 on 1pc straight lace frontal, 1 Brazilian body wave bundle and one deep wave closure: I will be updating this when I turn it […]

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