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The Self Talk Cycle: How to Rewire Your Brain

The self talk cycle shows how our thoughts are directly linked to our behavior and vice versa 1. Our self-talk (thoughts) builds a picture of ourselves in our minds (self-esteem or self image). 2. [...]

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Mentoring Resources

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring The National Mentoring Partnership Management Mentors

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Stay Connected, Stay Sane

Last Sunday we had a lovely braai, just spending some much needed time together. Cornè and his family joined us along with Philip, and we sat around the fire talking. It’s so easy to lose [...]

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Ricardo’s story

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Charity – there is a better way. Vol 4

If only life was linear! If only life was as simple as knowing that if we wanted D we first need to do A, then B, C and voila, there is D! Even though our thinking is often linear, we know that life [...]

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Podcast: Episode 3 – Charity, there is a better way!

In this 20min episode we are deconstructing intervention and looking at the four levels of interventions. In our previous episode the focus was on “relief.” Today, Tammy will interview [...]

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Charity – there is a better way. Vol 3

This morning news broke that the 400m world champion, golden medalist and record holder, Wade van Niekerk has torn a ligament in his knee and is starting with a rehabilitation process today! Hope to [...]

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Podcast: Episode 2 – Charity there is a better way

In this 20min episode we are deconstructing intervention and looking at the four levels of interventions. Be prepared to be stretched!! Listen to this amazing podcast here! Also, Dr. Oosthuizen [...]

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Charity – there is a better way! Vol. 2

When NOT to give If you walked past a dog, barely moving, so skinny you could count every rib,  its fur falling out… or even worse, replace the dog with a six year old child… surely you [...]

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Podcast: Episode 1 – Charity, there is a better way.

I am interviewing the man behind the blog that got a few people upset! Listen to this interview that forms the first podcast that sets the stage for 5 more to follow! A big thank you to Grant Lourens [...]

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Charity – there is a better way! Vol1

“A charity is a black hole into which money disappears,” were the words of one of SA’s top 10 nominated CEO’s. What some might suggest is a harsh comment, I believe is not harsh enough! Some [...]

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How Mentoring Prepares a Foster Mum

It has long since been a dream of mine to become a foster mum. It started back in 1997 when I used to volunteer 2 mornings a week at the Ocean View Centre for Learners with Special Needs. Most of [...]

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