Imagine if every single soccer game had 8 Ronaldos, I say. Who would be the Ruud Krol (I’m giving away my age) to help the goalie in the back? Continue reading Is passing the ball and sharing pizza too much to ask?
We are all just people who need people. And that’s how we all get by. By needing people and by allowing people to need us. Barbara Streisand was right. Continue reading Dear Barbara Streisand: “People who need people are indeed the luckiest people in the world”
“Watch your letter burn. Watch the paper become ashes. Watch the smoke rise from the paper. Know that the materials of the ink and the paper have returned to the basic elements and you are free!” Continue reading Summer Solstice & The Hero’s Journey Theme
One of my jobs was to archive old claim files. From my spot on the dirty grey carpet, the faces of the happy people who had just bought their takeaway coffee and croissants were not really visible, but I saw the way they walked and that’s what I wanted! Continue reading Are you scared to make JOB change? Maybe my story will give you some hope…
Imagine you’re standing at a party and you overhear two people having a conversation about you. “She always looks amazing! Hot and kind? She is the full package!” Continue reading Overhearing a Compliment – It’s just magical!
COME WRITE WITH ME? I will be teaching a couple of WRITING WORKSHOPS in the coming days and I’d love you to join me. Whether you need some guidance on how to structure/edit your current writing or if you’re just curious about what it may feel like to surrender to the call to interrogate your deepest feelings, I’d love to have you! Continue reading Public Service Announcement: The world needs YOUR story
Working as a creative writer, ghostwriter and editor is my calling. I literally go to “work” every day and think “Mannnnn, how did I get so damn lucky?” Continue reading Sunday Nights used to give me anxiety
I went back for another reason. It was the sense of satisfaction I got from giving. I mean, it’s cool to buy a cup of coffee (almost anyone can do that) but knowing that I was making a difference was something else entirely. Continue reading Would you hop on the Virtual PAY-AS-YOU-FEEL train?
Last week South Africa could have been the setting for a horror movie. I honestly never thought I would live to see my country like that and I pray that I never have to ever again. Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH in KIDS
Do you know what she treasured most? The random, mismatched flowers and words up and down a page stained by dirty fingers. Continue reading The Little Things this week