We were without power for more than 48 hours. And it was cold with continuous rain throughout that period. Let that just sink in for a little bit. What would you do without power for that long? How would you survive? Our state owned power utility instituted what has become known as loadshedding on Thursday.… Continue reading Word of the week: Survival
So I will be working for another month! That is such good news. There is still so much to do and I feel that I am on a roll now. And then to have a break in December and maybe January as well will be a real first for me. I have never been on… Continue reading Word of the Week: Inspire
What a great week I have had! I received two job offers, I ran a 5km race and I have dropped a dress size! Let's start with the job offers first. I had been in negotiations for the first role for more than two weeks. The executive really wanted me to join his team but… Continue reading Word of the Week: Hooray!
This week I started to read the Secret by Rhonda Byrne. I've had the book for about 10 years and have not read it right to the end because there were one or two quotes in the book that I don't agree with. But now I've come to terms with the fact that I don't… Continue reading Word for the Week: Grateful
Some of you may recall that I posted a daily piece on gratitude for 21 days shortly after being retrenched in order to keep myself in a positive mindset. I tried to include at least three positive observations for the day and it was harder than I thought it would be. There were days when… Continue reading Cultivating a Positive Brain for 2019