Melissa The Creative

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Category Archives: Self Enrichment

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.

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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

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

Day Dreaming For Beginners

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. –  Oscar Wilde … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 6 Comments

{Pictures} What’s Motivating You?

Freedom of choice is something we all possess. Few of us understand what it means and even less use it at all. A German pastor named, Freimut Haverkamp, challenged me … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

How Interesting Are You?

“I am weird, and you know what? That’s okay. So are most interesting people.” – Em Bailey   Have you seen the film, American Beauty? Towards the end, Ricky (the … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 6 Comments