One thing I have realised over the past few months with the never ending lockdowns is that there has never been a time where ones own issues and problems (whether it’s cabin fever, familial strive, depression, abuse and so forth) have ever been in your face like the past couple of months. It really is … Continue reading 5 Simple strategies to stay sane
I have been quiet for a long time... dealing with a couple of relationship revelations and some work related travels... (more to follow in other posts) But with the enforced change in daily routine - working from home, avoiding social group interaction etc. Etc. One does come to consider things a bit differently... Firstly, I … Continue reading Times of Grace – 10 things I do to stay positive
... so I bet everyone thought that I just gave it up? I actually had two good days. Not perfect but good. There is something special about Grace that once noticed one can just stand back in awe. This is what I experienced over the last 2 days. Grace. Typical me, I chose the worst … Continue reading Day 3 and 4… the saga continues
So when I started this on Sunday I did not take into account that this week was most likely not the ideal week to start. My internal critic has been screaming the whole day about every thing that I have not managed to do yet. I once had a mentor give me the tip of … Continue reading Day 2 … almost failing
So Spring has arrived this week with lovely Sunny days and almost Cape Townian-like winter temperatures to remind us that the earth is still moving around the Sun and Summer is making its way this side. 🙂 Of course in Cape Town Summer is still in full swing and Autumn will most likely start peeking … Continue reading Snowy landscapes
My passion for the classical Whodunnit...
I think no one can deny that it is summer in Germany. The sun is out at full force and one can barely hide... Its just as hot in the shade. The usual rain with the thunderstorms to cool things down have been shying away and the theories of the impact of the greenhouse gasses … Continue reading A hot and dry Summer
Sometimes, in a world filled with negativity, violence and pain one needs to take a small step back to reflect on the pure wonder in life. I am grateful for: 1. The train that still arrived on time, even if it was full and there was no seat left. 2. Being able to read … Continue reading My grateful list
Why do we allow our light to be dimmed in a world where anything is possible?
On Sunday the 13th of May it was Mothers day in Germany. For weeks before one gets bombarded with advertisements of what to get mom for mothers day... from jewellery to flowers, special restaurant and spa vouchers. With these little reminders it is difficult to not play back to the last days we spent together, … Continue reading Mother’s Day