Talking holistic nourishment with Roxane Hayward

 As part of my month of self-love, I have covered a couple of topics and now I get to end it off by sharing a conversation with a powerhouse of a woman, SA-born, LA-based, actress Roxane Hayward.

Known for her acting and dancing and roles in various South African and international shows, I chat to her about something “off-stage”. Namely, how the solitude of covid has reminded her to feed herself (and others) holistically.

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The difference between Sela’s Women’s teas


Sela has two different teas specially formulated for women, however, I’ve noticed some confusion from some of you guys, so I thought I would clear it up for you guys.


The two teas are Sela Women’s Tea and Sela Women’s Passion Tea and their uses are quite different. Basically, the one would make a cute addition to a “first menstruation” gift pack, the other, not so much.

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How being honest is helping my anxiety

I live with clinical depression and anxiety, some say probably ADHD too, but I’m undiagnosed with that one. All I know is my life is a balance of going between depressed and anxious. I’ve been asked why I’m so open about it and honestly, it took a while for me to be able to say it out loud. But now, much like my type2 diabetes and osteoarthritis , I know it’s not who I am, it’s just a glitch in my matrix and I have no shame in it, in fact I’m proud that sharing my story has helped others.

I know some people think that it’s just a way for me to try and get attention. As if being an English speaking coloured girl with an afro and quirky mannerisms in a small primarily Afrikaans town wasn’t getting me enough attention already. But the “I was suicidal and found your posts” DMs make up for the ignorance. En is groot mense was sulke twak praat ( this nonsense of attention-seeking comes from adults)

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