Thankfully coffee – keep heaven open (Riana Nel – hou die hemel oop – English translation)

If we were having coffee, I'd clutch the warm mug with both hands, just taking in the warmth of the mug. Winter is upon us, and the chilly dry wind goes through almost anything. I'm thankful for my snuggly warm blankets and hot soup. If we were having coffee, we'd no doubt talk about the … Continue reading Thankfully coffee – keep heaven open (Riana Nel – hou die hemel oop – English translation)

How to reach the heartland (place of strategic advantage), without a roadmap

It's a never-ending road. Round and round, the same old problems. And then, just when you think you are getting ahead, new challenges wake. No, better. The seeds we plant falling on the road, on the rocks and in-between the weeds. Never any fruit. When will we ever get there? That place of strategic advantage, … Continue reading How to reach the heartland (place of strategic advantage), without a roadmap

6 Perfect quotes on perfection

Perfection. It’s been somewhat of my theme for the year. This ideal of perfection, holds us back in our creative endeavours, our relationships, our goals, and our self-compassion. Perfection, very often is a shackle of fear. So as I look over my blog and social media for the year, here are some quotes I came … Continue reading 6 Perfect quotes on perfection

5 Seconds before the finish line

There it is. The finish line. The bright yellow ribbon glitters in the sunlight as we speed towards it. If you have ever run any type of race whether that be a 100m sprint or a marathon, at this point you are exhausted. You know you are only one or two steps away from making … Continue reading 5 Seconds before the finish line

Do more of what makes you happy! 

Seriously this! (The quote reads the same as the title.) About the Author Sarina often sat on the peaks of the dunes of Southern Africa watching the ocean tide drift in. A day-dreamer, often dreaming up stories for lands somewhere over the rainbow. She is a mother, a wife, a blogger and an overall creative … Continue reading Do more of what makes you happy! 

How transformational is the ugly little duckling, really? How this fairy tale actually relates to life.

MiniMe recently requested one of the stories in the H.C. Anderson collection of fairy-tales. As the title suggests, it was of-cause the tale of the Ugly Duckling. The Anderson fairy-tales are one of the most well-known across the globe. Many have been translated into different languages. My own book is written in German, so pardon … Continue reading How transformational is the ugly little duckling, really? How this fairy tale actually relates to life.

Something to leave you speechless

How you treat someone, says everything about you and nothing about the other person. Here is an interesting YouTube snippet brought to us by the good people at Mindvally. It is really something to think about. This was not what I was expecting when I saw the title of the video. https://youtu.be/oLNrtnFOXZo Have yourself an … Continue reading Something to leave you speechless

Do you #MotivationalQuote

  Some time ago I reviewed a book by Paulo Coelho. This quote remains one of my favorite about life. "Be crazy! But learn how to be crazy without being the center of attention. Be brave enough to live different." This post links to a month’s long daily blogging challenge, during November. See who else … Continue reading Do you #MotivationalQuote