How to win at pool

About 60 million years ago, when I was 29, I was rocking it with one hand in the pocket of my brand new Diesel jeans, the other dexterously holding an [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|

Don’t be kak. Be lekker.

So last night - as I was sad-movie-sobbing into my smoked strawberry salad, watching as the tears plopped into the arugula and wondering (as if in the mind of a [...]

By | November 15th, 2018|

An idea whose time has come

  On your life’s journey You discover things that are Obvious yet profound.   Take for example: “How you live every day is How you live your life.”   It [...]

By | November 4th, 2018|

On being your own good self (in under 100 words)

It’s much easier to be like everyone else. Deep down we believe Other people’s lives are better than ours (so we copy them) We are inadequate (compared to who we [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|

Don’t hate on my haiku

Is your life is boring, friend? Every day the same as the next? Same routine? Same packed lunch? Same profile picture? Same series on Netflix? When I was in Uruguay [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|

Be soft like water

My foray into the underbelly of kimura shukokai karate holds surprising contrasts. The latest instruction hurled at me from across the tatami was to be ‘soft like water’. For those [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|

10 Communication Tweaks to Help You Sound More Assertive

It’s time to banish tentative verb phrases like “I think”, “I feel” or “I just thought” so that you sound more confident and assertive at work. Here are 10 common [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|

Living under a coat of bright, shiny nail-polish

Yesterday, a client and I spent 20 minutes discussing nail polish. I’ll let that sink in for a minute. Bright and shiny on the outside, but gosh, what’s all that [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|

Missing from your daily habits

1.     Offer to help 2.     Look behind you and fix what’s not right 3.     Eat something nutritious 4.     Breathe 5.     Find the gaps between your thoughts 6.     Say something nice [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|

What’s your weird?

My first real job was PR & Promotions assistant in the fashion industry. It involved sponsoring pantihose for fashion shows, gift wrapping a few ‘one-size-fits-all’ pairs for the lucky, lucky-draw [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|
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