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Set Your Compass to Happiness

It is easier said than done, but the tiniest little step towards happiness is worth it. Begin by imagining a compass where North is replaced with the word, “happiness”. Now close your eyes and follow the compass in your imagination. Don’t try figure out what happiness even means to you, simply navigate towards it. This…

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Rekindled love at Tsogo Sun

A love affair has an uncontrollable ebb and flow, with highs and lows which seem to test our commitment and passion. Life gets busy and we neglect the full potential of our love. Sometimes it last few a month and other times, it’s years before we realize how little love we are pouring into the…

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Travel, tea and turning older

Travel, tea and turning older

I can’t believe I didn’t get time to blog before I left for Europe. I can’t believe I’ve gone and am back already, a year older. It was a bit of a whirlwind trip to start off with, deciding to join my client (who has blossomed into a very dear friend) on her travels through…

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Candles, fairies and dragons ... great helpers in letting go, foolishly!

No Art in Letting Go

I can’t believe the time. It feels like 5pm, but 9pm is drawing closer and I can’t say I’ve completed one thing today. It’s been one of those aimless ones, where contemplating life and wanting sit and talk to the ones smarter than me and ask them what the hell it’s all about, has occupied…

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Clean Eating Tomato Sauce Recipe

I absolutely love tomato sauce and have it nearly every day, so I’ve been using a “diet” option for a while, but that’s still loaded with sugar and far too many preservatives. This has been my most exciting clean eating recipe for me and it’s basically fool “in the kitchen” proof. Ingredients: 1 box chopped…

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Clean Eating Coconut Flour Chocolate Cake

It’s taken me years to figure my way past all the diet and eating fads and over the last while I have settled more into simply cutting out anything processed and eating as clean as possible. It stems from both my belief system and my exhaustion at trying to figure out what’s going to make…

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When Dove asked me What’s Your #BeautyLegacy?

When I received the press release and video link to the “What’s your #BeautyLegacy” campaign by Dove, I watched it in awe of the responsibility it takes to be a parent to a young child (I don’t believe only girls have self esteem or even beauty issues), but I couldn’t relate and set the email aside.…

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Eragon at home and on the mend.

Home remedies and heart tonics

It’s been a long few weeks. Some of it has been super exciting and then there are the life patches that remind me how tender I can be at times. I spent last week dealing with a sick cat child, who is such a happy child, that he never gave any indication of not being…

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What if no one is right?

If it’s raining in July, in Joburg, maybe we should head into this day tearing out the pages of life’s rule book because, just maybe, anything is possible!! Google it … it should be dry season! Don’t Google it … figure out what you should do all on your own, despite the streams of advice…

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