7 ways to reduce distractions: working from home


Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it. Stephanie Ruhle Being productive all the time is most people’s dream. However, many things get in the way of that, distractions and lack of motivation being some of them. There are ways you can be productive when you are unmotivated and below […]

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Overcoming my fear of failure

Overcoming my fear of failure

 “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

Roy T. Bennett

Life is in stages, where you are right now is exactly where someone else wants to be. Does that mean you should stop aspiring for more? Should you let the fear of failure hold you back?

No, if you want more, aim for more!!!

This is a fact applicable to everyone and something I started telling myself because I have had a lot of struggles with fear and I have been badly affected by it, in so many ways.

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How to be alone and enjoy it

Being alone isn't the same as being lonely, you can enjoy your own company all by yourself

“Even in moments you are still trying to figure out who you are, you are enough “

Yvette Ratshikhopha

Many times we find ourselves in situations where we are alone. But being by yourself doesn’t have to mean you are lonely. In fact you can be alone and enjoy it. I love my alone time so this isn’t a subject I’m new to.

Different people dislike being alone for different reasons. Some just don’t like it because they don’t know what to do so they begin to feel lonely and start looking for company.

If you are one of those, have you stopped for a minute to think about the reasons others enjoy being around you?

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Understanding your personality pairs

Understanding your personality types

“Be yourself, not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.”

Henry David Thoreau

Today, we are diving into the personality pairs mentioned in a previous post, the key to understanding yourself and the people around you. There I mentioned that besides loving yourself, knowing your personality type plays a huge role in understanding yourself and consequently others.

The four personality types (according to Hippocrates) mentioned are two sets of opposites which means that no one is really one type…

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The Key to understanding yourself and the people around you


“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”


Hello and welcome back to my blog.

Today we are looking at understanding ourselves and by extension … others, so that we can build that steady relationship we want with the people around us.

Consider the number of times you’ve thought to yourself “if only she/he understands me” when interacting with your family members, friends or colleagues? …

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