Moving Forward

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley   When confronted with problems, we tend to obsessively analyse the problem. Especially if you suffer from anxiety. You keep thinking of something that went wrong and you forget … More Moving Forward

Some Food for Thought

The key to living a focused life is direction. When you know what you want; a clear goal, you can steer all your energy in that direction. But when you don’t know what you want, you will mindlessly wander around.   Don’t get me wrong, focusing your energy in one direction doesn’t mean you should … More Some Food for Thought

A focused 2018

Last year taught me about the wonder of giving. I was reminded that if you want to change the world for the better, you have to change yourself first; to be the change. But what about the things I can’t change?   Being the controlling person that I am, it has always been difficult to … More A focused 2018

Skryf

Elke letter; elke woord is my verf. Soms gebruik ek dit om realisme uit te kerf. Soms gooi ek my emosies waaghalsig neer, sodat ek dit in abstrakte kuns kan versmeer.   Elke komma; elke punt is die oomblik van hoop. Soms skep dit verwagting, help bou aan ‘n droom. Soms is dit twyfel – … More Skryf

Reflecting on 2017

With a new year comes new goals. And what would we humans be without new year’s resolutions? It’s what gets us going in the beginning of a new year.   For me, 2017 was about giving. I didn’t know how I was going to give, as the green stuff was quite scarce. And I know … More Reflecting on 2017

2018

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

Dogs Never Die

– adapted from the words of Justin Palmer –   Dogs never die. They don’t know how to. Yes, they get tired and very old, and their bones start to hurt, but they don’t die.   If they died, they wouldn’t want to always go for a walk – even long after their bones say, “No, … More Dogs Never Die