We are moving towards the Christmas week and once again I find myself questioning whether there is a God. If there is a God, why does it seem as if some people are singled out to suffer more than others? At this time of celebration, I am finding it stressful to keep my chin up,… Continue reading Word of the Week: Resolute
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
This week I would like to celebrate how far I have come. From the shock of being retrenched in November last year, to a new me that I would not have thought possible at this time last year. I've been working full time again for seven weeks now. I remember the exhilaration of ace-ing the… Continue reading Word of the Week: Celebrate
After more than six months of being unemployed, I start working again on Monday! I'm not sure how I feel. I'm ready, but I feel a little removed from the situation. It's almost as if I'm in limbo. It's a long time since I have had to walk into a new organization where I know… Continue reading Word of the Week: Calm
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!