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Work-Life Balance for 2019

One of my favourite YouTube videos must be Mark Gungor’s description of the difference between men's and women's brains. In his very entertaining demeanour, he explains how men tend to store their thoughts and experiences in various boxes. These boxes are separated from each other, never touching, ensuring that each subject remains a stand-alone entity. [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The best Christmas gift of all

I know it might still be a few weeks away, but there’s that feeling in the air… Christmas is around the corner! Slowly but surely shopping centers are bringing their Christmas trees out of storage, dusting off the decorations and making plans to outshine last years’ colourful display. Suitable “body types” are being approached to [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAMA (in)Sanity

'Mama' is one of the most wonderful, fear-filled, rewarding and selfless titles one will ever earn.  I recently earned this title for the THIRD time and feel truly blessed!  But with this blessing came a totally new sense of insanity!!    My brain was on guard with the first cry of my brand new,  beautiful [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|Blog general, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beating Exam Stress

All around our country, students are preparing or are already busy writing exams. Our Matric students are already in the thick of it, and those in the lower grades have also already started or are soon to start. Exam time is a time when stress levels are higher than usual. Stress can be a positive [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Education blog, General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The underwear drawer

My husband and I appear to be pretty similar. We are both tall, skinny and have easy-going temperaments.  There are however some very distinct differences between us. These can most clearly be seen in our underwear drawers.   Opening my husband’s underwear drawer you will find neatly folded, colour coded undies in orderly piles. There [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Blog general, General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is sitting really the new smoking?

A while ago, a new catch phrase started doing the rounds, namely that ‘sitting is going to be the next smoking’.  And the more I think about it, the more I have to agree – unfortunately!  We all know that smoking is bad for our health.  It’s been linked with cancer, long-term lung disease and [...]

By | November 25th, 2016|General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments