Author: Aphelele

Aphelele

Can you remember the exact number of times you’ve ended up doing something because you felt bad for saying no?… Well neither can I, but I know it’s been too many times! Yes, I’m one of those people who have always had a hard time with saying no. Call it “people pleasing”, being a “suck-up”…

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I will not lie to you, I did not expect growing up to be so challenging. Honest 🤞🏾  I thought growing up just meant that I would have more freedom (and time) to do what I want, with who I want, when a I wanted to. Wow, was I wrong… Lol, life will definitely be…

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How many times will you wake up two hours later the time you know you are meant to be up by? For as long as you use that “I’m feeling sick” excuse, riiight ? Make RESULTS not excuses This time it really is as easy as it sounds. Majority of the time I have seemed to…

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This awkward moment starts with an awkwardly uncomfortable question, asked by a daughter, to be answered by non-expectant mother… It was a beautiful hot and sticky afternoon in the sunny Empangeni, a town near Richard’s Bay in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal. The clock had just hit 14:30pm on a weekday, and you know what that means right? HOME-TIME…

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Having a visitor is always so exciting, right? We absolutely love having #VisitingBloggers grace the iwblog. Last month (March) we had one new visiting blogger (Nondumiso Kubheka) and two returning #LadyBloggers (Fiona Pillay and Nongcebo Hlongwane). We previosly had a little sit-down with both Fiona and Nongcebo, which you can read HERE. So we did…

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These past couple of weeks have been particularly exciting and inspiring for me! My creativity has been stretched and moved into places of practice and growth. As I have already mentioned in my social media updates I have had the absolute pleasure and privilege of doing some work as the in-house graphic designer and social…

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I am such a planner, yes I’m that avid to-do list maker 🙋🏾‍♀️ Having a set to-do list for every single day really helps me with keeping focused and also to get work done. Yet sometimes (majority of the time really) I find myself disappointed with myself, because I haven’t checked-off every item on my…