A Conversation About Content & Thanksgiving

On this morning’s walk, I had an unexpected conversation with a neighbour, about content. This neighbour is now retired from what would commonly be described as a ‘biggup’ or fancy job with an international hotel chain, in many locations – countries and islands. Life, for them, used to be very fast-paced and it featured all […]

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10 Activities You Can Do At Home To Promote Patience & Proactivity

Our mindset makes a huge impact on our approach to what otherwise might seem mundane, but necessary. Think about your daily or weekly to-dos at home; which ones are the most frequent and which seem the most tedious (at the moment)? The contents of our lives may be different but there are some tasks that […]

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A Joyful Life In A Rough n’ Tough World

Hey there, today I’m sharing a reminder to encourage you or anyone who is growing through a storm… Your life has a purpose that goes way beyond your circumstances, business and achievements. Purpose is that engine that enables us to stand when the winds are strong; along with hope, it compels us forward in life […]

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Take A Deep Breath {refreshment}

When last do you remember taking a deep breath? This isn’t a contest…it’s an invitation to take one now. Breath is something we tend to take for granted. Deep breaths (from the diaphragm especially): bring clarity calm the mind relieve stress help the immune system revitalize the skin create an automatic environment for gratitude to […]

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Greeting The Day Early ~ Finding Refreshment in the Morning {video}

Hey there, do you have a set portion of the day that you feel more peaceful? Each day is a gift, still there’s something about mornings that I really enjoy. How we greet the day can influence our approach to the rest of the day. Ever heard someone say they don’t enough hours in the day […]

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Lessons from Laundry ~ gratitude prompt

Hey y’all, how do you feel about laundry? It’s not a generally a crowd-favourite among the list of household duties we each have to take care of. Depending on the amount of people in your home, it can involve a small mountain or clothes or at the very least, a small mound of items. Either […]

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Gratitude prompt: filling your tank with Thankfulness

There’s a teeny handwritten version of these words perched on a l’il ledge in the kitchen. I wrote them as a reminder to give thanks in all things, and ‘just fuh so,‘ and also to reveal whatever I might’ve been thinking or feeling just before seeing the card. It says “Think of 3 Things To […]

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Mangoes for Lunch & a Lesson for Life

One day, I was having lunch at the cosy home of a longtime married couple. The wife and I were in the backyard having a convo over with a big bowl of excellent mangoes, and by excellent I mean – excellent. I’m a bit biased ’cause mangoes are my favourite fruit, but really y’all – […]

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Greeting The Day Grateful: A Lesson From An Early Wake-Up Call

Hey, can I ask you something? How do you wake up in the morning? Are you an early riser or more of a mid-morning or almost-midday person? Our work schedule and daily duties often influence our sleep pattern and wake-up routine. A night guard, fire service operator, hotel front desk agent, auditor or gas station […]

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Choosing our behaviour & making it better

When I was a little girl, I never liked to eat my veggies at home (though not eating them wasn’t an option.) Yet, I ate them without a murmur of complaint when having lunch by the neighbours where my then best friend lived. When my mum found out, she was rightfully annoyed. It clearly wasn’t […]

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