On the move…..

Sorry, this newsletter comes a few days later than usual, but I have been BUSY moving to my new (retirement) location.  I have spoken in previous newsletters about my plans to move to the country, live more sustainably and become part of a small village community. ...

How can I use my Intangible Assets

Yesterday I presented on a Webinar with our Coaching platform called “Helping You 2 Help Yourself”.  I spoke on Intangible Assets, a topic I first heard about in the book by Linda Gratton and Andrew Scott called “The 100-Year Life; Living and Working in an...

Dealing with Change

On Wednesday it will be two months since we went into Lockdown.  Yes, next week many of the restrictions are lifting but the responsibility for our own safety is largely shifting to us.  I am over 65, fortunately without any of the chronic illnesses that are...

Where Attention goes, Energy Flows

Wow these are interesting times, aren’t they?  I have been home alone for 47 days with brief, rather frightening trips to the supermarkets which seem, in Cape Town, to be hot-beds of the corona virus!  Then, at last we are allowed out to walk the dogs from 6-9 am, but...

Living with Uncertainty

Inevitably in these times of isolation, I find my blogs veering towards topics that I am personally grappling within times of COVID.  Living on my own, only seeing “real” people when I venture out weekly to stock up on groceries, I have become reflective and...

Is Covid getting to You too?

The first week or so of being at home was great as I plunged into activities that I enjoy, but with the announcement of a two-week extension on our original three weeks here in South Africa, I have struggled with motivation.  I live alone and have come to fully...

Some thoughts from Day 4 of Lockdown

Last week’s post was written from a state of panic. My sister who lives in France had taken the time over the previous weekend to try and get me to prepare for the inevitable lockdown, as they were already one week in.   I had simply reverted to full-on anxiety about...