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Everything is awesome!

Life isn’t beautiful all the time and neither are we.  90% of everything is made up of messy bits.  And yet, we love our lives in the Instagram and plastic surgery age*.   We want things to be perfect. We want to be perfect and we’re becoming more and more obsessed as enhancements are becoming…

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Try something new!

Julie Bowen of Modern Family fame was on Ellen the other day and she introduced a very interesting concept to her life: she has undertaken to challenge herself and try two new things (she has never done) each month. What a great idea!  I think this can be adapted slightly to include meeting two new…

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Equilibrium: fairytale or #fail?

This blog was written for and published by Future Females | February 2019     Yin Yang.  Black White. Dark Light. Day Night.  Male Female. Birth Death. Good Evil. In Chinese mythology, Yin and Yang were born from chaos when the universe was first created and they are believed to exist in harmony at the centre…

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Start, re-start and then start some more

This blog was written for and published by Future Females | January 2019   You’ve got your matching gear, latest sneakers, your personalised water bottle.  You’ve memorised all the necessary #motivationalquotes and your playlist is so hot, it’s burning up.  Who needs Eskom?  Watch out Rocky, here comes Thandi! Bam! You kill your first workout…

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Get the party started! How to slay motivation

This blog was written for and published by Future Females | August 2018     Success is 80% about showing up. Thank you. The end. LOL, okay, maybe not that easy, but the foundation of getting some motivational blood flowing through your veins and especially that brilliant noggin of yours, is to get up and…

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How to slay your goals and strengthen your game

This blog was written for and published by Future Females | January 2018   When I started my working life, I crossed paths with Wendy.  I can remember her vividly.  Grey hair, extremely grumpy, deep lines of unhappiness on her face and a somber no-can-do attitude.  I looked at Wendy, a secretary for the same…

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Childlike in wonder. Romantic in revolt.

“Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Dylan Thomas Love starts with the innocence of child and ends with the courage of a rebellion. How much have you loved, felt passionate about, believed in?  Enough to…

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You are not lost. You are HERE.

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes get so caught up in a rhetoric of anxious thoughts about the future.  The what if’s and what then’s could drive you crazy without a doubt.  You play endless scenarios in your head and when you loop back to where you started, you’re surprised how you got…

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