My Journey to Menopause

**Males or hyper sensitive readers turn away now. I'm 44. Shhhh. Don't tell anyone. My stock answer is "I'm forever 21".I'm greying, things are sagging and the rest are either tired, veiny or dry. I'm in active peri – menopause, but I couldn't be happier! Relieved would be a better word. You see, I've always…… Continue reading My Journey to Menopause

How to Network when You’re an Introvert

A few days ago this conversation happened with a coaching client*.* Permission to post was granted, don't worry!Client: I need to go to this networking thing but I don't like going to these things.Me: why not?Client: I don't know what to say, what to do. I feel shy around all the suits and business cards.Me:…… Continue reading How to Network when You’re an Introvert

Challenges Series: Roberta Roodt

Claim to fame: my sister – in – law, rocking Glam-ma to 3 grandkids, expat teacher, living and working in the UAE for the past 13 years, sans hubby, go – getter and never – quitter.Challenge: post – 40 career change and international move. Roberta qualified as a teacher the year I was born. Process…… Continue reading Challenges Series: Roberta Roodt

How to know when people are using you and what to do about it

There’s a running joke in our house about people that we’ve helped when they needed us and how they suddenly lost our number when they had what they needed.  The colleague who didn’t have a cent to her name, who’s rent we paid in advance because she didn’t have a place to live after 3…… Continue reading How to know when people are using you and what to do about it

What NOT to do when you’re Mad at your SO

Having a SO is great most times. Having someone to rub Vicks Vaporub on your back when you’re sick with the flu is awesome. Having someone who will cook and make sure you eat something in a hectic day is wonderful. Knowing there’s someone to talk to at the end of a shitty day is…… Continue reading What NOT to do when you’re Mad at your SO