Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Art of Magic

What is magic? My gran (Ouma) was a magician. She used two wands, and in a matter of no time at all could create wonderful works out of seemingly meaningless objects. Objects that were work of her passion, love, and … Continue reading

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When last were you bored?

Remember those long holidays when you were a kid and eventually ended up getting bored of being at home? Or sitting as a passenger in the car and wondering when you will ever get there? We have three children, and … Continue reading

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Two things I gained from being Mindful

Since the middle of April this year I have spent over 68 hours in meditation and completed just short of 270 sessions ranging from 3 minutes to 40 minutes in duration. My average time of meditation is around 15 min … Continue reading

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Problems?

What problems are you facing today? Somehow our problems often seem bigger than they really are. When you consider that someone lost a wife today, someone was diagnosed with terminal cancer, someone’s business was closed and they can no longer … Continue reading

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Friday -was your week successful?

Friday, time to take stock of my progress. Every Monday we set deliverables for ourselves at the office. They live on a board across from my desk, so I see them every single time I look up from my keyboard. … Continue reading

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Slow Down….

As Jack Johnson says in the lyrics of his song titled Inaudible Melodies: “Slow down everyone you moving too fast…” Life moves fast, very fast and as a result we tend to be so focussed on the future that we … Continue reading

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Winter Blues – 5 things I do to keep the Black Dog at bay

  I get outside. I take little breaks, a walk around the garden, finding a sunny spot to stand in. Being outdoors even for short periods of time keeps me energized. I change my eating habits. I eat to keep … Continue reading

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