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Thriving in Lockdown

My lockdown experience has been filled with mixed emotions. Ups and downs. Wins and losses. The organisation I currently work for ensured a very smooth transition into the work from home (WFH) experience. The week of the announcement we were given the opportunity to take...

Working from home has given me the freedom to express myself in finding a 'new' me. I have enjoyed exploring fresh and enlightening ways to live a more balanced and healthier life. This has also contributed to me being more confident and has reinforced my...

My birthday also took place during the heart of the lockdown. For the first time in my life, I would be alone on the day, however special people in my life made sure I still felt the love from various corners of the globe, literally!...

The best part of all is that I have been able to create balance in my life – making time for everything that is important to me, not just work. In fact, what I least expected happened, the less time I spent working and having...

COVID may have come in to destroy lives, kill hope and leave a trail of destruction. But not in my business. Not in my family and certainly not in my life. It has only brought laughter, joy, quality time, memories and moments to cherish. The...

It’s quite surreal looking back to the moment in time when I found myself sitting on my couch watching the President’s address and learning of the upcoming 21-day hard lockdown. It was a strange moment and one that filled me with more intrigue than despair. I...

As we started the lockdown in South Africa and we were encouraged to work from home, it quickly sunk in that this is all real. 'WFH' has challenged us to get out of our comfort zones and required a big mind-shift in how we do...

Essentially I learnt a new profound way of being patient in a pandemic that is ravaging not only our country but the world. In a time where there is so much panic, chaos, uncertainty and unpredictability, I have learnt to be patient and calm....

If someone were to ask me to describe the year 2020 there are many adjectives which come to mind. My mind immediately wanders to the countless memes on social media that poke fun at this crazy COVID-19 year of lockdown doom and gloom. In short...

When the words 'COVID 19' and 'lockdown' are heard in a sentence, there is an underlying feeling of uneasiness and a small sense of panic. At least those were my feelings when it was announced that South Africa would be going into a hard lockdown...