2020 was a great growth year for me. Books, Courses and Motivational speakers that were placed on my path helped guide me to where I am today. This post includes a list of resources I used.
It's World Diabetes Day today. I had the displeasure of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2016. It is what it is though and what choice does one have but to accept it and learn to work around it. I am determined however to get it into remission and I will succeed. For now,… Continue reading Life with Diabetes
I miss my mom. 2 years and 11 days of not being able to talk to her, to visit her or even to argue with her. Yesterday was the worst day yet. She was on my mind at every turn. I guess it took me totally by surprise. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Yesterday I… Continue reading 2 years 11 days of our new reality
Yesterday I received the most beautiful bouquet of flowers from our team at work. It was a congratulatory gift for completing my BA degree. I was thrilled and very grateful for the gesture. It was only this afternoon that the thought occurred to me that I don’t give myself enough credit for my achievements. I… Continue reading Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have a tattoo of a daisy with the word “Believe” crafted into the stem on my ankle. At the time It was a reminder to believe in myself and grow in confidence. It’s still serves that purpose but the word has come to have different implications for me. The dictionary defines ‘believe’ as “to… Continue reading Believe
I have spent this past week wrestling with a problem that I face at work. Despite been on leave this week, it kept raising it’s ugly head in my thoughts, trying to rile me up. Those that know me we know this is usually easy to do. This time though, I am teaching myself to… Continue reading “Hello…Is that you ego?”
Day 24 of the Covid19 lockdown in South Africa(I think...). I have been working from home for just over a month now and I have to say that it really hasn't been as bad for Alex and I. I get the sense from social media that a lot of people are not enjoying this period… Continue reading It’s the little things (part 2)
Four days into lockdown in South Africa but as importantly... 12 weeks of Intermittent Fasting done and dusted! I am so excited to have made it this far and even more excited at the results that I am now seeing. Guys, this lifestyle change is worth considering! Don't believe me? Read on... Photo by Iina… Continue reading Intermittent fasting – 12 weeks in
Can you believe that January is finally over! While it was definitely a long month, it was a great month for me (and I hope for you too). I started and maintained Intermittent Fasting in an effort to get this diabetes into remission and, hopefully, I will lose major weight along the way. I have… Continue reading January was a great month!
One more day to my birthday! Whoop whoop! I made it through another year and I am so grateful this past year. Not only did I make it but I grew. No, I did not grow wider physically for once (Yipee!). I grew as a person. I didn't really have much of a choice but… Continue reading And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist)
Holy Macaroni! It's 31 days to a new decade you guys!!! How is that even possible? I have just been through the what felt like the longest week of my life and today I wake up to realise that not only is the year almost over but a whole decade! I have to say though… Continue reading It is amazing what a difference a decade makes.
I always found skin care quite daunting until I started working in the industry. In this post, I share with you the basics which will help you keep your skin looking and feeling great.
It's being a while but here I am. This has been such an interesting few weeks that I had to share. I have been on a bit of a "losing" streak of late. Two weeks ago I lost my drivers license. Last week I lost my tested sunglasses and on Saturday I lost my glucometer.… Continue reading “What you resist, persists” Carl Jung
I often find myself getting irritated when other people misplace my stuff. Mondays are the worst because my helper comes in on that day and she tends to place stuff in the nearest hidey hole. My boyfriend also pointed out to me that I am so protective of my stuff. Naturally I was very defensive… Continue reading “The things you own end up owning you.” Joshua Fields Millburn
“Put away the old thinking that everything happens to you and see that things happen for you. It is simply the way you respond to each circumstance that determines your success or your failure.”Michael Ivanov (The Mount of Olives) Image: Readwise
“How you spend your time matters. It reflects your goals. It reflects the outcomes you’re seeking for yourself.”Benjamin Hardy Image: Canva
“The future is the present grown up; it is your invisible word or thought made visible.”Joseph Murphy (The Power of the Subconscious Mind) Image: Readwise
“…let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”Maya Angelou To my fellow KZN and Gauteng residents. What amazing resilience we have displayed! No weapon formed against us shall prosper! No weapon formed against our beloved South Africa will prosper either. This I truly believe. To my readers and fellow bloggers.… Continue reading Daily Quote: Maya Angelou
“The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve on it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.”Paulo Coelho Image: Canva
“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”John R. Wooden Image: Canva
To change perspective is to change perception.Vironika Tugaleva (The Art of Talking to Yourself) Image: Canva