What is gratitude?
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What is gratitude?

An article published in The Midlands Magazine, March 2022 “ Today I am grateful for ______ because_________”. Gratitude might be one of my favorite topics. And not just because of all the amazing benefits but because it is a tool for life that requires no special equipment or skills, it can be practiced anywhere, costs…

Eat. Breathe. Love Retreat
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Eat. Breathe. Love Retreat

Next retreat: 5 – 7 August 2022 The Eat. Breathe. Love Retreat came about as a beautiful collaboration of four like-minded women who are all passionate about their vocations. Four women who weave a mandala of experiences that make you ask questions about the way you Eat, Breathe and Love. “My home, Zingela, is a…

Feeling safe in your own body
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Feeling safe in your own body

I saw a post earlier this week which said “ as a culture, we worship weight loss – when what we’re actually chasing is the feeling of safety in our own body”. This hit home. For the past year or so, I have been actively and consciously practicing loving my body and having abundant gratitude…

One of my clients was just diagnosed with ADD.
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One of my clients was just diagnosed with ADD.

Feel like you can’t focus, you are easily distracted? Maybe you have ADD…. or maybe you are suffering from burnout. One of my clients was just “diagnosed” with ADD. I say diagnosed, her doctor prescribed Ritalin because she has been battling to stay focused and finds her mind wandering and she feels like she can’t…

10 Tips for Uncertain Times
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10 Tips for Uncertain Times

This list was compiled on 15 July 2021, when South Africa and KZN, in particular, are experiencing civil unrest to a scale never experienced. Shops and businesses have been broken into, looted, and burnt with devastating effects. This, whilst experiencing the Covid pandemic and all the lockdown regulations and restrictions.

Nature vs nurture: a dip into epigenetics
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Nature vs nurture: a dip into epigenetics

We have all heard the theory of nature vs nurture. Let me do a quick review for you The debate centers on the relative contributions of genetic inheritance (a.k.a nature) and environmental factors (a.k.a. nurture) to human development. Where nature is genetic and hereditary factors and nurture is environmental variables such as childhood experiences, how…

The power of your influence.
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The power of your influence.

Never underestimate the influence you have on others. This yoga pose is called tree pose. Because we live on a farm, we travel the same route to school every morning. And for most of this term, I have noticed two children, a boy and a girl, who are awaiting their lifts to their school, practicing this…

Why choose a Life Coach?
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Why choose a Life Coach?

In 2017, I was diagnosed with Adrenal Fatigue.  I was a working mom, working in a male-dominated corporate industry. I was doing the whole 9 to 5 thing and I thought I was styling…. That is until I ended up in High care, in hospital, connected to all these machines with a nurse to watch…