Personal Growth

Listen to your body.Andrew Norris. 123RF

We love our minds and the development thereof. Our jobs require less hard labour and has mostly become office bound. We are expected to use our minds intelligently to get the job done. This often leads us to neglect our bodies and emotions. We forget that our emotions are also housed in our brains. And…

Relationship. tunedin123. 123RF

The other day I was scanning through a magazine when my eye caught an advert which immediately took me back five years to when I attended an Imago workshop in Stellenbosch that had changed my life irrevocably. Recently I again met Francois Esterhuizen, an Imago therapist, motivational speaker and mentor based in Stellenbosch, to reminisce…

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Something I really enjoyed while at a retreat in KwaZulu-Natal in May 2014 (read the full story here) was mindful eating. I am not referring to a floating Buddha with a few soup bowls balancing on his head. Rather, we received hearty, home-cooked vegetarian meals. However, at certain meals we practised noble silence; we spoke…

Lost woman. Stock photo. 123RF. copyright captblack76

Have you ever got lost? If you travel you may be familiar with the experience of wanting to return to your hotel (or campsite!) and suddenly not knowing where you are. This is being literally and physically lost. There is also another kind . . . If you are like me, you may like to…