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Reset Your Mindset

Summer is about resetting your mindset. It’s all about getting ready for the start of autumn and for revamping your productivity. Ralph Waldo Emerson put it well, on how your mindset informs your actions “You are what you think all day long.” Positive thoughts lead too productive and positive actions. Psychology Today has written several [...]
Empowered women

Coco Chanel: Fashion to Freedom

Empowering women is Coco Chanel’s legacy. From her CC monogram to her Chanel No. 5 perfume, the icon spent her life revolutionizing women’s fashion for the modern lady. Chanel is credited with releasing women from the corseted silhouette of the 1800s and opening up the world of a sporty, chic feminine fashion. Coco Chanel was [...]
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A Guide To The Simple Life

Leading a simple life can change your perspective on happiness. “Minimalism is not about having less. It’s about making room for more of what matters.” There is a school of thought that in eliminating the unnecessary you can find true happiness. Cinta Manis has put together a list to get you started on your journey [...]
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Audrey Hepburn: how being different became an icon

Cinta Manis is proud to tell the stories of empowered women of true beauty. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” - Audrey Hepburn What has now become classic beauty is because one woman once dared to be different. Audrey Hepburn is a household name today for her acting, her beauty and her fashion, [...]
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Annie Oakley: Bullseye of a woman, who dared to be different

Strong women who dare to be different come along in every generation. And as we have heard many times, well-behaved women rarely make history. From a young age Annie Oakley was unafraid to be different. When other girls were learning darning and decorating, Oakley was learning to shoot and trap. She was six when her [...]
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Dian Fossey: The Woman who Inspires the Women who Inspire

Dian Fossey remains an inspiration to women of the world. Hers is an empowering story and about never giving up on your dreams. Fossey is best known for her work in Rwanda studying and protecting mountains gorillas. Fossey found her way through a difficult childhood by connecting to animals at a young age. She began [...]
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Your Ultimate Beach Destinations for a Summer Christmas

The lucky people in the Southern hemisphere with their inversed seasons have something that’s even more amazing than a white Christmas… A summer Christmas. We at Cinta Manis have compiled our favourite beach destinations just in time for the festive season. Sometimes, during winter, we can find ourselves lacking a little inspiration. The sky’s grey, [...]

The comforts of fall cooking

We at Cinta Manis love comfort food, and the season is approaching for us to enjoy it every night. During fall, the pace of life seems to slow down just a little bit and we seem to take more time for the small things - especially cosy dinners in front of the fire. Our fall [...]

Traveling – the ultimate soul cleanse

When you step off the plane, feel the warm air on your face and breathe in the tropical flowers; how do you feel? There is no mystery in saying that at that moment everyone feels alive, grateful and completely present. That is the gift that no one can take away from travel. No amount of [...]
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The Perfect Morning Routine to Kickstart Your Summer

The Summer heat can make most people feeling sleepy & tired because of the loss of hydration humidity can cause. Whether you are spending the rest of your summer relaxing and lounging with friends & family or working on your job or doing personal projects non-stop, we got you covered. Here is a list  of [...]