How to study effectively | 5 quick tips

study effectively 5 quick tips

If you study to remember, you will forget, but if you study to understand, you will remember Unknown Tweet This year has been an unusual year for many students, with distance education being the ‘norm’ for many. Some have thoroughly enjoyed the experience, while others have found the experience overwhelming. Here are a few tips […]

Manage your screen | Get organised today

“Organizing is a journey, not a destination” Anonymous Tweet This week it’s time to look at your desktop. Do you have so many files sitting on your desktop that you don’t know what is on there? Do you tend to complete a document or a piece of work and leave it on your desktop, with […]

Future Me | Setting SMART Goals

“Ideas without action aren’t ideas. They’re regrets” Steve Jobs Tweet This week’s quote is “Ideas without action aren’t ideas. They’re regrets” by Steve Jobs. When you think about it, many people say they have an idea and do nothing about making the idea a reality, and later they regret that they didn’t. I work with […]

Building on foundations for the future

In a previous post, I was talking about imagining how you would like to see yourself in five years. There was to be no thought about how you would achieve this, only what you would like to accomplish in the future. This week we will look at the first ‘what’ aspect. That is, what do […]

Now and Future

This week I watched a YouTube by John Doran titled, “Positive Education for the 21st Century”, and I was reminded of a saying by William H Johnsen, “If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me”. I have added this to my media YouTube page – click here. I have this saying on my desk, […]

Invest in yourself | Update your skills

When someone decides to enter a swimming carnival or a marathon or any other competition, they don’t just turn up on the day. They prepare,  they start training, they may even have a medical check, and they buy the right shoes and equipment. However, this doesn’t always apply when people decide to go back to […]

Baby Elephant colouring in competition

Baby Elephant Colouring Competition

As restrictions are in place for travelling due to Covid-19, and social distancing requires minimal, if any, gathering of groups, I have suspended my face-to-face workshops for a while. As such, I’m taking the time to prepare materials, write, finalise a paper for my thesis, and I am offering on-line zoom sessions, and coaching sessions, […]

I’ve launched the Baby Elephant series

Launching Baby Elephant

This weekend I launched my new series of children’s books called “The Baby Elephant Series”. This series has been written for young children up to 7 years of age. Children love to learn by doing, and each book provides not only a story but an activity to complement the story. Baby Elephant is the main […]

Start tracking your week

YouTube Getting organised

We are now a few weeks into the first month of a new year and no doubt many of us have decided to make a few changes to our lives. Stop eating junk food, get a bit more organised, find a new job, start the gym program, and so on. In my most recent post, […]

Life is like a jigsaw

Life is like a jigsaw

Forrest Gump’s momma said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”, but I think life can be a bit like a jigsaw puzzle, complicated and frustrating.  Then suddenly the pieces start falling into place and the picture becomes more apparent. You can solve the complex puzzle by yourself […]