Insights

Passion & Purpose in Action

For me, life is a wonderful adventure to be lived fully, the ups and the downs, the exhilarating rushes forward and the agonizingly slow moments, embracing the periods of ecstatic happiness, as well as learning from the painful episodes, enjoying the funny and enduring the infuriating.
Let’s share thoughts and insights as we make sense of it, inspiring, supporting and motivating each other along the way.

Add to the grain of salt of a 50+ free spirit pondering on life: the good and the bad, the past and the present (while trying to live in the moment), love and marriage (or not), children, upbringing, career, the vagaries of life as expat partner and the quintessential search for our purpose, and all that lies in between.

#rise&shine

Insights

Passion & Purpose in Action

For me, life is a wonderful adventure to be lived fully, the ups and the downs, the exhilarating rushes forward and the agonizingly slow moments, embracing the periods of ecstatic happiness, as well as learning from the painful episodes, enjoying the funny and enduring the infuriating.
Let’s share thoughts and insights as we make sense of it, inspiring, supporting and motivating each other along the way.

Add to the grain of salt of a 50+ free spirit pondering on life: the good and the bad, the past and the present (while trying to live in the moment), love and marriage (or not), children, upbringing, career, the vagaries of life as expat partner and the quintessential search for our purpose, and all that lies in between.

#rise&shine

Dare to Detox

Dare to Detox

Dare to Detox! I did, and it was the best decision I have made in a while. Why did I do it? I was progressively putting on weight and feeling sluggish, bloated and was so sick of myself after the Xmas holidays I knew I needed action! Good things come to those who ask,...

Business: What’s Buddhism got to do with it?

Business: What’s Buddhism got to do with it?

I was looking for an inspirational speaker for the monthly networking event of the Women's Business Initiative International and came across Accountant and Financial analyst Marian Koek. Marian has worked for years as Senior Accountant and Financial analyst and still...

Partner for life????

With all the soul searching I have been undergoing resulting in my recent decision to seperate from my loving husband of 20 years, I have been thinking a lot about the nature of relationships and our sacrosanct concept of soul mate and partner for life. Slipping on...

Introduction

Daunting!!! Once upon a time... I wanted to write a book, but am finding it overwhelming whereas a blog is a good start. My idea is to try and be sane (notice I do not say "remain"sane!) by downloading thoughts and emotions, sometimes light, sometimes deeper and...

Proud to be a woman! Happy International Women’s Day!

The other day at table, my 17 year old son commented on how glad he was not to be a woman. Glad not to have to go through childbirth, periods, hair dramas etc..Fair enough. But it made ME realize how much I would have missed not being a woman. Yes, childbirth was...

Hijab unravelled

Whilst reporting recently at a large social event, I came across photographer Danielle Regout. Energetic and charming we struck up a conversation and found living around the world was a common thread (Danielle was born in Latin America, lived in Canada and Poland...