How do you elevate your mood?

How do you elevate your mood?

When I first started my business - the good old pre-COVID times, face-to-face events were the norm. I attended a lot of networking events, sometimes before work. Because I worked from home, these events actually let me see people in person (I guess most people...

Reflections from June

Reflections from June

Hey lovely people. This is my sixth reflection of the year and every month I now look forward to sharing my thoughts. The ending of lockdown #4 helped me in various ways. We had internet issues at the beginning of June, so homeschooling got hard for many days on end....

Are you a boundary badass? 🤨

Are you a boundary badass? 🤨

‘Mommy, my zoom is not working and I can’t log in to class’. ‘I’m just on my break and thought I’d call for a quick chat’ ‘Darling, I’m going to be late, yet again. I know it’s my turn to cook, but what’s for dinner?’ Or ‘Can you put your plate away after your meal?’...

Reflections from May

Reflections from May

Where have the last five months gone? Do you feel the same? I feel certain issues are repeating month after month – like my health hasn’t been in top shape for the last few months. I feel like the Universe is trying to communicate something to me and I am ignoring it....

Are you an imposter?

Are you an imposter?

Have you ever felt like everyone knew what they were doing, except you? Do you feel like one day the fraud police will come looking for you and drag you from your desk? If you answered yes to any of those questions, welcome to the imposter’s club. In fact, many of us...

Reflections from April

Reflections from April

You know how when you think “I’ve got this sorted”, the Universe throws a curveball? April was like that for me in some ways. But first, April is my favourite month – because……. it is my birthday month. I’m not the kind who thinks about ‘the B day’ in advance,...

Is your self-worth based on achievements?

Is your self-worth based on achievements?

From a young age, we are trained to celebrate achievements. When a baby learns to walk or talk or even be toilet trained, he/she is rewarded with a sticker or a ‘you are so smart!’ comment. At school, the top score is recognised with accolades and awards. Eventually,...

Reflections from March

Reflections from March

March started off on a good note. This has been another month of learning for me. I celebrated International Women’s Day with a few of my friends. We dressed up for this special occasion, decided to Uber and went into the city. We took a lot of photos (what is an...

The courage to sit with what you don’t want

The courage to sit with what you don’t want

‘The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.’ -Coco Chanel Life is beautiful with its flow – there will be ups and downs, which creates challenges or opportunities (depending on what sort of person you are – glass half-full or half-empty). Following...