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Uncertainties Explained

Uncertainties Explained

In the wondering of what tomorrow holds, lies the anticipation of a good or bad outcome. We can tolerate a bit of discomfort and unease as long as there is a known end-date to it. Most of us find it harder to cope with when there is no end date to the challenges. ‘How...

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Uncertainties

Uncertainties

Many of us feel anxious and stressed out about all the uncertainties of life to the point of exhaustion.  Why do we get so stressed out and overwhelmed by uncertainties when it’s part of life. So often we give way to the crippling effect it has over our lives, robbing...

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And her name is…

And her name is…

With it we can conquer the world, without it we don’t know how to look at the world. I have seen it in its beauty, I have seen it in its shame. We all want it, we all need it. In the right measure, it propels us to build dreams and chase them. To live for a purpose...

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Tessa. Story #2

Tessa. Story #2

Tessa [mid 50’s]: Tessa embraced life amidst the challenges that's thrown at her. Her eyes shine with liveliness,as she radiates health, happiness, and confidence. A few months ago, this was entirely different. Stressed, anxious, and running low on energy and...

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Story #1: Meet Carine

Story #1: Meet Carine

Carine [late - 50’s] Carine radiates joy, touching lives wherever she goes. She embraces her midlife, cheering and leading other women on their journeys as well. This was not always the case. In her own words, “life caught up with me”. Carine was once filled with life...

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The story goes…

The story goes…

  What will the conversations be around your grave one day? What will your story be… the story you live in your private or professional capacity. Broken stories to restored stories. There is good news. What do we do with this gift called “life” we were given at...

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Perceptions

Perceptions

A dog, a sheep and a pair of glasses Specsavers had a great advertisement recently, a farmer was sheering his sheep but unfortunately mistook the dog for a sheep and got its fur sheered by the farmer who was none the wiser. It was just as well the farmer’s eyesight...

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Cape Town Workshop

Cape Town Workshop

Exchanging broken stories for a new narrative With great excitement and high expectation my daughter picked me up from the guesthouse where I was staying. I, on the other hand was well prepared with butterflies spreading their wings in my body. I was cautious excited....

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A home or bricks & windows

A home or bricks & windows

When I studied teaching, I was interested in how children learn. If you give them a picture of a house some children could immediately tell you that what they see is a house. I also had children who, given the same picture, could not tell you they see a house, they...

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This is me

This is me

I rarely see a movie which makes an impact on my life but every now and then I come upon a story that speaks deep into my heart. The Greatest Showman, released 2017, is such a movie. Apart from the great music and characters, the story-line spoke something very...

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London Workshop

London Workshop

Business from a faith perspective With a coffee in my hand I was ready for my train journey to London. Next stop a business and leadership workshop. I was invited to speak on the topic "Us, our business and God".  On the third level in a corner was the conference room...

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