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

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

About the Challenges Series

I am loving the idea of creating this series. As with all great ideas it stems from a personal need. My issue was always that in order to find a solution to a female specific question I had to wade through a morass of male oriented books, advice websites and articles. For instance, if I…… Continue reading About the Challenges Series

Crafting YOUR Personal Brand: The Method to the Madness

Secret sharing time: until last November (2016), I had no idea who I was and what I represented. And as the old adage goes " If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything".And fall I did. Many, many, many times. I fell for sucker jobs that no one else would do, shitty friends…… Continue reading Crafting YOUR Personal Brand: The Method to the Madness

Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding 

Your goal should be about more than just self-glorification. There. I said it. If you’re about the Personal Branding because you want to be Kim K. or Blac Chyna, then move on. You should be about being the best you, which is always better than being a copy of someone else. I know, I know,…… Continue reading Day 3: It’s more than Personal Branding 

Finding your Motivation after Falling off the Fitness Bandwagon

I love working out, but not working out working out if you know what I mean? I’m not ever going to be that person that has to plan to go to a class or a gym.  A personal opinion on gyms: yuck! A dumping ground for the collective germs and bacteria from every epidemic movie.…… Continue reading Finding your Motivation after Falling off the Fitness Bandwagon

Get more out of your wardrobe: The black jegging

Dunno about you, but hands down the most versatile item in my wardrobe is the black legging/ jeans hybrid stupidly called the “jegging”.  I have mine on repeat several times a week and have to replace it every so often due to chub rub destroying the inner thighs, or the colour fading so badly it…… Continue reading Get more out of your wardrobe: The black jegging