Author Archives: Sarah Britten

About Sarah Britten

Writer, blogger, communication strategist, artist, speaker, procrastinator.

Good habits for the rest of the year

It’s almost the end of January, and most of us have already given up on the resolutions we made as 2013 rolled in. But making some changes to your lifestyle and habits could save you a bucketload on physio or … Continue reading

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The handbag audit

Handbags are dangerous things. I am convinced they are portals to a parallel universe. Things can get lost in a handbag, sometimes for years. When was the last time you conducted a handbag audit? I perform this exercise every now and … Continue reading

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Martha rocks her heels

Handbags and heels are bad for backs, but we can’t help loving them. This is my friend Martha Van Zyl – known as @Syll_ble on Twitter – at her birthday tea at Jam and Daisies in Brooklyn today. I was … Continue reading

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“I now have a happy back” – Michelle’s back pain story

Michelle Kaplan says an osteopath worked for her. Here’s her story: I’ve suffered with backache for about 6 years now on and off. I first saw a chiropractor 3 times a week (cost me an absolute fortune), who also told … Continue reading

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So I can’t wear heels. Sob.

Here’s a picture of me with fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee and former editor of Heat magazine Melinda Shaw at SA Fashion Week’s launch at Edgars Melrose Arch (I went along to support fellow Land Rover brand ambassador Craig Jacobs, who … Continue reading

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@battica gets her ball!

Today the planets aligned and I was able to get a Voltaren exercise ball to one of the six winners, Bonita Vos (aka @battica). Bonita, a graphic and web designer, told me she broke her coccyx as a child and … Continue reading

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Mel Bala’s pain in the neck

Everyone has their own set of knot with associated causes. For the letters sent out with Voltaren balls to various influencers, I had to do a bit of guesswork. Here’s the diagram we sent to Mel Bala: So I’m not … Continue reading

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