September 25, 2019

When the recent Women in Livingness workshop kicked off and Natalie Benhayon  revealed the day was going to be about Standards & Expectations, I was quite delighted! I had already clocked how damaging and invariably useless expectations are in life and relationships...

September 23, 2019

I was recently travelling and spent quite a few unscheduled hours in an airport. I decided to go for a stroll and have a look around the bookstore and newsagent shop. I browsed through the women's magazine section and was quickly reminded why I had stopped buying and r...

June 22, 2019

I kind of knew what empowerment wasn’t when I walked into the latest Women in Livingness presentation, From Empowerment to Power. But to be able to say exactly what empowerment is or rather importantly how to get it or feel it,

April 15, 2019

When I was growing up in the ‘power decade’ of the 1980’s female ‘empowerment’ was being shouted from the rooftops - just like it is today. As a young woman I saw this translated into general disdain or even hatred towards men whilst at the same time being encouraged t...

March 4, 2019

What does it mean to fight for gender equality? Is it a fight that can ever actually be won?

October 30, 2018

Deep within each and every woman (and man), present from the moment she is born, is a quality that is unshakeable. A steadiness that is immune to the intensity of the outside world and all that goes on around her. While this quality, in essence, is the same within us a...

It would be very interesting to zoom into women’s brains in the first milliseconds when they meet each other. Seemingly, two women meet with an openness, but at the same time numerous checks are taking place.

August 6, 2018

What is our purpose and why do we get out of bed? 

Do you ever feel like you are just going through the motions in your daily life - going to work, dealing with traffic, cooking dinner, caring for kids, shopping, washing, cleaning etc - and then getting up the next day...

July 30, 2018

#Self-Love, #Self-Care, #Self-Nurturing, #Self-Worth.

These all seem to be the current buzz words being wielded at women in this current social media driven climate. But do we as women really have a true understanding of what these terms actually mean? What does true se...

July 27, 2018

I recently attended a Women in Livingness Workshop and Presentation, which was about self-worth and building confidence, something I have struggled with at times in my life. While growing up I experienced my Mother, aunties and cousins having no self-worth or confidenc...

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Standards vs Expectations

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