Category Archives: awareness

Building your Confidence Muscle

Do you feel great when you feel confident? Do you perform well when you feel confident? Would you like to consciously build you own confidence? You and I both know that confidence is an asset. Yet how often do we doubt ourselves and … Continue reading

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The Craziest Competition of All

I walked out this morning at 6:30, hoping it would be cool. My dog was, as usual, beside himself with excitement. As we (my dog and me) rounded the bend, I noticed a young man with the biggest mop of … Continue reading

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Warning: huge losses due to busyness

What I read this morning led me to answer a question in my journal, and this sparked an awful realization for me. My busyness could be an issue. One of my closest and dearest friends often calls me “Busy Bee’. I … Continue reading

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What you do today defines you tomorrow

Every now and again I read something that makes a light bulb go off in my head – it’s that elusive “aha” moment that we all enjoy. I’ve had a mad and crazy year. I have made more mistakes in … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Improve your Emotional Intelligence

What exactly is EQ (emotional intelligence)? Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, understand and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. This intelligence includes your ability to be aware of your own and other’s emotions and using emotions effectively to … Continue reading

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Shhh, don’t tell anyone

When I teach goal setting in prisons, which I do about 10 times a year, I am acutely aware that inmates already know how to set goals. After all, planning a crime includes all the steps to goal setting – … Continue reading

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Are you a nag?

Morning rush is not always the best time for communication, is it? Sometimes even the simplest sentences cause great irritation. There I was rushing around getting things organised for the day. My husband was going to have a hectic day … Continue reading

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Believing is Seeing

Many years ago I met an old man with a silver beard and a poncho. He told me: Believing is seeing! I didn’t believe him. Slowly, over the years, I began to understand … I know that when a person … Continue reading

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Will he ever learn? Will you?

Visiting a tiny village in the deep countryside of Mpumulanga is a little bit like being on a reality TV show – strange characters, shenanigans and whispers all make for deluxe entertainment. One of the characters pointed out to us, … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favourite things

If you know where that line came from then you’re probably as old as me! A stunning young man called Zee asked me if I would share a few of my favourite reads with him. I thought I may as … Continue reading

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