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Summer Days

A beautiful summer’s day in Cape Town today. Our balcony doors have been open from early this morning and have just been closed. In fact it was that very thing that led to a conversation with Mike that made him … Continue reading

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Learning To Be Happy Wherever You Are

My world of speaking to people extended recently to a number of others living in different countries….all eager to move on. The South Africans I speak to are jittery about the future of our country. The crime gets to them. … Continue reading

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This Is Where Contentment Begins

My job is to recruit people to go and teach in the Middle and Far East. They want to leave South Africa in search of a better job, more money, opportunities to travel and a different lifestyle. Yet, after they arrive … Continue reading

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Secret to Contentment

This morning the internet was down for maintenance. We were told it would be. I managed to get in a couple of hours of work before it went down, but it forced me to do something else other than my … Continue reading

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“I live in Iraq”…

This was a line that caught my eye of an email I read this morning. Someone who lives in Iraq looking for a job elsewhere because of the circumstances in their country. This person is not alone in their desire … Continue reading

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5 Happy Moments In My Day

Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? Sometimes I find myself grinning like a Cheshire cat and telling Mike I’m in my ‘happy space.’ If I think of 5 happy moments in my day, I would come up with … Continue reading

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Happiness 101

I was scrolling through the internet this morning, mainly through news sites when I came across a question: how happy are you? I opened the link and while it didn’t assess my happiness, it did give options to increasing it. … Continue reading

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