Melissa The Creative

Embrace creativity. Live purposefully.

A ladies-only launch at the Taj Cape Town

She marvelled at the timing of the Voices Club launch, “I think we’re so ripe and ready for this,” and encouraged us girls to pursue whatever we want to accomplish.

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

What A Woman Can Be She Must Be

Why do we experience restlessness? Exploring self-actualisation and the desire to be all that we can be.

December 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fake It ‘Til You Become It

There’s an old proverb that goes, As a man thinketh, so is he, which basically means you are what you think. Packaged a different way, Change your thoughts, change your … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Importance Of Being Yourself

I don’t think there’s a single person anywhere who has ever not wanted to be like someone else at least once in their lifetime. We grow up being asked the … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

I’m A Mom With Tattoos – Melissa

Originally posted on 3 Kids, 2 Dogs, 1 Old House:
Welcome back to another installment in our new series – I’m A Mom With Tattoos.  In case you have missed the last couple,…

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

BOOK REVIEW: David & Goliath. Underdogs, Misfits And The Art Of Battling Giants

Title: David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits And The Art Of Battling Giants Author: Malcolm Gladwell Published: 1 October 2013 Publisher: Allen Lane Genre: psychology, sociology Source: Exclusive Books, Canal Walk Rating: … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Beginner’s Guide To Running

When I first started working out after my son was born, the treadmill was not my first choice of gym equipment. I was never a fan of running. Even in … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Number 45. Attend A Rugby Game With My Husband.

So last week Friday the Stormers played the Hurricanes at Newlands rugby stadium. Now normally, I wouldn’t know this because I don’t watch rugby. My husband is the rugby fanatic … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

I Don’t Even Own A Cat

When I was in grade 4, at the tender age of 9, our class had a substitute teacher in one day. We had a writing assignment on dreams and while … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Only Constant Is Change

Due to the feedback on user analytics I’ll be moving my posts from Tuesday to between Friday and Monday. Also, I’ll be announcing an additional regular post. Watch this space. … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 1 Comment