Labels and being real.

Yesterday I was in a boutique, and the saleslady’s behaviour made me realize again how easily we label people – in this case by the labels they wear! I remember when my children were teenagers, how important it was to wear the right brands. And suddenly it struck me again what a challenge it is to be authentic in this day and age. I get it that we have to categorize people sometimes to make … read more


Values and Relationships

Today I want to quote dr John F Demartitni. He says in his book “The Heart of Love”: “Wisdom is honouring other people’s value systems, knowing they’re going to live by them no matter what, and learning to truly love and appreciate that.  Continually ask yourself, How are my highest values served by them doing what they love?’ You’ll find again and again that whatever you’re challenged to embrace in a person, represents your own … read more


Open up to possibilities

I grew up on a farm in Namibia. Endless miles of veld with so much life and beauty to be experienced by the bold. When you go for a walk in the bush, you can stick to the road. It’s safe, predictable and you’ll know exactly where you’re going. You’ll see wild animals from afar if you’re lucky, you’ll hear the birds and now and again you’ll be covered by dust as a car passes … read more