Have you been scammed? My personal experience with Balboa …

Have you ever wanted something so bad that you ignored your internal scam-radar? I have. Big time! And this is what I’d like to share with you today, so that maybe you can take something away from my experience, to ensure you don’t fall into the same trap. It all started five years ago…. After entering a writing competition run … Read More

I know all this stuff, why aren’t I getting results?

Let me explain ….. You know all this self-help stuff. You’ve read a ka-zillion books on how to win at life… How to run a thriving business that nourishes you personally as much as it nourishes your bank account, how to snag the hot guy and keep him, how to loose weight and fall in love with your body, how … Read More

The school of life

This blog follows on from last week’s blog: Do you have a spiritual teacher? If you haven’t read it, I would suggest reading it first, then come back to this blog, as it will make more sense. We go to school to learn spelling, math, art and so forth, yet many of us don’t realise that our real school, where … Read More

Is your life a balancing act? Life Balance 101.

I’m sure I’m not the only one who struggles with life balance from time to time. I am a Libra after all, so my life lesson is balance, if you’re one of those lovely Astrology-nerds! Where do I struggle most? Finding time for all the things I love! Learning French, pole dancing, swing dancing with my fiancé, knitting skirts, wanting to … Read More

Life: Our biggest teacher

We live in a world that applauds learning from others in a formalised manner. Now I’m not saying don’t get that university degree, take that music class or see a therapist to help you resolve that emotional debacle. What I am saying, is that there are other helpful ways of learning and growing and developing, and they don’t require forking out huge wads … Read More

Synchronicities: The traffic lights of our life

Our life is full of synchronicities. Perhaps a friend you’ve had on your mind calls out of the blue, or you get a flyer advertising yoga in your letterbox the very day you were thinking about starting yoga. As you’re driving to work, you see a billboard answering the exact question you had in mind. Or perhaps you dream of … Read More

Spring: The time of new growth. Are you ready to bloom?

Spring is the time of new growth – we see this all around us as buds yawn open into the most beautiful flowers. So let me ask you: Do you feel like you’re magnificence is blossoming, or is the shade cloth stopping you from growing? If you’re withering behind the garden shed, then ask yourself why you’re not giving yourself … Read More

Are you having a nervous break ‘down’ or break ‘through’?

When was the last time you lost your sh*t? Had a go at a lover or work colleague, spewed out some toxic emotions or simply thought: ‘Life’s too hard’? Well I’ve been there, plenty of times. As you’ll read in this week’s Take 5 magazine, I was one of those people ready to end it all, because I just couldn’t get out … Read More

Does life fulfill you, or are you sheep spectator?

We often hear people say they want to be happy and ‘fulfilled’. Well we all know what happiness feels like, but how many of us really know what if feels like to be fulfilled? Have you stopped to consider what fulfilment really is? Are you one of those people who is ever striving for this so-called ‘fulfilment’, without sitting down … Read More