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…

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…