Author: Aphelele

Aphelele

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…

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One of my new year resolutions for this year was to get back to doing the things that bring me peace. For far too long I believed happiness automatically came with a great sense of peace, and so at the beginning of 2016 I embarked on a journey in pursuit of happiness. Yet in the…

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Last month we had the delight and pleasure of hosting two ladies as our #VisitingBloggers, and it honestly felt like how it feels when your cousins visit you at home… Complete FUN 🤪 I rate having a conversation with these ladies would be the best way to say goodbye see you later! Let’s begin with miss…

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The honest truth is that when we hear or experience something that is suddenly (and negatively) mood altering we have a somewhat difficult time trying to ‘control ourselves’. One lesson that life has taught me time and time again, is the importance of keeping my cool. Not just so I look cool, calm and collected,…