Motivation vs. Routine

I’ve been reading stuff. A lot of motivational stuff. Stuff friends gave me because they saw my motivation was gone. A terrible job can do that to you. It’ll drain the motivation and energy from you faster than a thirsty vampire in a blood bank! Just so you know, I’m not a fan of motivational…… Continue reading Motivation vs. Routine

A Life Update

Man! I have been staring at this page for two weeks now. Not because I didn’t know what to write (there’s so much julle!), but I didn’t know where to start. Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop. ~ Lewis Carroll Two months ago I’ll start where…… Continue reading A Life Update

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

How Comparing Yourself to Others Stops Your Progress

You’re on a roll. You got your morning routine down, kids are eating breakfast without killing one another, lunches are packed, that report for work is amaze-balls, your outfit is rocking and you feel totally in charge of all that is you and your world.  You decide to take a breath, have a cup of…… Continue reading How Comparing Yourself to Others Stops Your Progress