We're all too familiar with the general responses of a friend or acquaintance when we ask, 'how are you?' Busyness is a common theme of life, at the moment. Do we promote busyness as an acceptable cultural standard? In my last blog post, I confessed to not prioritising my time, despite my best efforts and intentions! I have noticed a major busyness trend in my life over the past couple of months. Weekends have a general feeling of exhaustion. We're resting, in order to push ... Read More about Balancing Busyness: An Ongoing Mission to Meaningful Life
Happy Human Rights Day for yesterday! It's crazy to think my last blog post was published on 29 January 2019! This to me is a clear indication that I haven't been practising what I preach! It's time to get back to basics and walk the talk! 2019 has had me all over the place! Mostly in a good way! But the thought that we're only three months into the year has me a little overwhelmed! Work has been over the top. It's been go-go-go, with no rest for the wicked. The whole office ... Read More about Confession! It’s Time to Walk the Talk
Every year I seem to prepare myself for the 3 long months of January. This year, however, January has really simply taken things too far - the January slump has (for the most part) gotten the best of me! Three weeks into the work/school routine and I am beyond exhausted! The January slump has become more tangible than I've ever experienced it! The January Slump The 3rd Monday of the New Year is typically referred to as Blue Monday and is often described as the most depressing day of ... Read More about Get Out Of The January Slump Now!
As January draws to a close, I am acutely aware that the South African kids are heading into their 3rd full week of school. Have you considered ways to give your child a competitive advantage at school this year? Logan is in Grade 6 this year. That means, we've refined our back to school, planning and organisation practice. I know how stressful is it when you child starts grade 4! I knew the rotation would help my little ADHD boy, yet I still felt a little anxious about all the changes. ... Read More about Give your Child Competitive Advantage this year
Have you ever asked yourself the question - what is poverty and then tried to answer it in the simplest possible way? The UN has an ambitious goal of ending poverty in all it's forms, everywhere, by 2030. This goal is one of 17 Sustainable Development goals set out by the UN in 2015. In last year, I made a commitment to read about, educate myself and teach my kids about the 17 Sustainable development goals or #SDG as set out by the United Nations and share what I learn right over ... Read More about What Is Poverty And How To Teach Your Child About It