DEAR, ME | LESSONS IN SELF-CARE

“Burnout - A state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands.” Self-care. Initially, face masks and gram-worthy, aesthetically pleasing fuzzy quotes come to mind, but in practice - it is so much more. The depth of self-care is vast, and it is the answer to burnout syndrome.

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7 LIFE HACKS BUSY PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

Am I the only one who thinks that life gets busier year after year? Surely not. As we grow, things get digitised, information comes at us in higher influxes, and we move through different chapters of our lives - time, our most precious commodity - grows more scarce. When it comes to my life, I always get asked how I juggle the equivalent of two full-time jobs whilst making time for all the relationships and extra-curricular interests I have. The key? Simple hacks for organising myself, techniques for tackling my day and services to support.

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THE MARK OF A TRUE FRIENDSHIP

Few times in my life have I met anyone who has taught me the depth of friendship. Trisha Zileski is one of a few, and as she preps to leave yet again, I found myself reflecting on this: How do you know that your friendship is true and invaluable?

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THE BIRTHDAY TRADITION

In the blink of an eye, we had spent four birthdays together, venturing to lazy beach towns, a tropical island & a bustling metropolis. Now the time had come to pick yet another location to retreat to for Birthday #5.

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DEAR DIARY

Welcome to MARIA THATTIL.COM - the digital destination where you can get your style fix, learn the business of beauty, get that lifestyle inspo, and feed your soul with writing from my heart.

Curated by me, for you.

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