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

How to Rock your Flats at Work

I am so over heels. Unless it's a special occasion and all I have to do is sit around looking at my poor tortured toes (seriously, who invented high heels and thought, "These look like a good idea!"?), I'm not wearing them. I love shoes, until recently I had all the shoes. I was never…… Continue reading How to Rock your Flats at Work

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 Create the Perfect Home Office

I've recently moved to a bigger apartment, and finally, FINALLY have a much needed space for my own office. I can decorate MY space how I want. I'm tempted to have all the things, but as ever, budget is a huge consideration since I'll be moving full time into entrepreneurship. My top tips for designing…… Continue reading How to Create the Perfect Home Office

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

Notes on Being a Warrior Woman in Heels

I recently took G to watch Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot. We loved the strong female cast and I was smitten with Wonder Woman's wedge heeled boots.A couple of things that made me go hmmm…On an island of warrior women, they're all dressed like the quintessential male wet dream in corsets, heels and short skirts.They…… Continue reading Notes on Being a Warrior Woman in Heels