The best thing about the Drakensberg is the view…and there are places with no cell phone signal so we can just connect back to nature and ourselves” We stayed at the beautiful Cathedral Peak Hotel. Buffet style food was delicious and the rooms are laid out so you don’t even see the other rooms and can enjoy your own views. Continue reading Hiking the Drakensberg Mountains
For the first time I find myself having to arrange a memorial service or actually 2 memorial services across 2 different continents (South Africa and South America), 3 different languages (English, Spanish and Afrikaans), and 4 different religions It immediately struck me how many ways there are of saying goodbye to a loved one. We decided to do a cremation which shocked some people and … Continue reading Is there a guideline on how to mourn?
When last did you ask the question why? Well it turns out, asking why can help you make life and death decisions. There are some mistakes in this world that are irreversible and life altering, like for example choosing the wrong cancer treatment or drunk driving that ends in a lethal accident. Having recently lost my father due to the first lethal mistake mentioned, I … Continue reading Asking WHY could save your life!
THE UNIVERSE SUPPORTS US TO REMEMBER WHO WE ARE This is a principle I was introduced to by Steven Norval in his seminar called the Human Touch a few years back. I was reminded of this again when I found my “souvenir” motivational cards based on the book “You can have it all” by Arnold M. Patent. I have been reciting it to myself daily … Continue reading Live the Adventure
What a wonderful day a Tuesday can be! Really I haven’t had such a fantastic Tuesday for a while. Why is it so wonderful? Well apart from the gorgeous weather and the fact that it isn’t Monday (ha ha) its the first Tuesday that I thought upon waking up, “Hey I can really do this – I can really make this a success.” (“this” being … Continue reading A New Beginning
Well, happily I am still abiding by my blog post of October 2011.I can’t believe so much time has passed since then as that blog post felt like it was only 3 months ago. Since then I quit my post graduate studies for the second time, moved out, screwed up with the person I love the most, got hired, got fired, found out my dad … Continue reading To the very core
Today I made a big decision (for the second time) and now I have to practice sticking to it. The main trouble comes in when people ask “Why on earth did you decide that?” and my explanation, which made perfect sense in my head, enters the physical world where it suddenly becomes strangely obscure. My “people pleasingness” doesn’t like it when people look at me … Continue reading Confronting Life