Motivational

THE BLACK PANTHER: Take Home Points (no spoilers)

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I watched the black panther on 15 February 2018. A few days later, on 18 February I got to watch it again. Here are my take-home points from the movie, the energy, and the general hype surrounding the movie. No spoilers, I promise.
1. There is no end to creativity, and creative energy: Don’t be afraid to try to create something new. As Mark Randolph said: “Nobody knows what is going to work in advance. The […]

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The Balanced Life And Radical Self Care

 
When you live a Balanced Life, you are better equipped to handle what life throws at you.
Why do I prefer to talk about the balanced life, instead of self-care. Self-care conjures up pictures of a spa day, Massage, exercise, and sometimes people throw in meditation. The balanced life, however prioritizes total care for your spirit soul and body. It is divided into five pillars, which I call the five pillars of balance. Physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational. When […]

Rise And Be Great! 10 Steps To Accomplishing Almost Anything

 
 
At the end of every year, people tend to pause, and reflect and decide what they want to accomplish each year. Actually, I do this daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly as well as yearly. It is not enough to do it once a year and then forget about it. However whether it is the end of the year or not, one must have a strategy to accomplish whatever ones goals and dreams are.
1.Have a vision: What is it that you want […]

What should you be grateful for anyway?

 

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What should you be grateful for?
In the USA, we just celebrated Thanksgiving. It is one day in the year, that is used to give thanks and be grateful for what we have. I would however like to challenge you, to think hire about Thanksgiving and gratitude. At first glance, This question seems to have an obvious answer. What should I be grateful for? Duh…uh… Everything I have of course. The truth is, sometimes […]

You’ve Got The Power!

 
Power is defined as the ability to do something or act in a particular way. Another definition is the capacity to direct or influence. Another definition is the right or authority that is given or delegated to a person or body. Other definitions include physical strength, and energy.
There are many definitions of power, but it is clear to see from the above definitions that everybody has a level of power. Now what does power have to do with balance? […]

GOAL SETTING FOR A BALANCED LIFE

 
GOAL SETTING FOR A BALANCED LIFE
“Man is a spirit being, has a soul and lives in a body”.
From this statement comes the concept of balance, balanced living and the five pillars of balance. Like the fingers on each hand the five pillars represent core aspects of YOU, that if not taken care of can lead to an unfulfilled life, broken dreams and heartbreak. The five pillars of balance are the foundation of your very self and being. As we […]

Handling The Haters: 8 Simple Keys That Work For All

  Hater is a commonly used word nowadays. Personally, I think that it is actually overused. People want to label everyone who disagrees with them as a “hater”. What does that word mean? I found two definitions in the dictionary: a formal one and an informal one.
Formal: A person who dislikes a specified person or thing e.g. “a man hater“.
Informal: negative or critical person e.g. “she found it difficult to cope with haters“.
In this post, I will be referring to the latter […]

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed…Once And For All!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Okay, don’t answer that. Everyone at some point in their life has felt overwhelmed with their circumstances. Something we don’t realize, however, is that we do not have to feel that way. What about if you have too many tasks? What about if you’re too busy? What if you have multiple emergencies? The truth is, life is not without challenges, tasks, or emergencies. I have come to realize, that the older we get, the busier […]