Posted by | 10/09/2021
Hardship | #MyFridayStory No. 205

If hardship doesn’t give you character, it’ll ruin you. We all go through challenging times throughout our lives. Trying to escape from things going wrong is a futile exercise. It's...

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Posted by | 16/10/2020
What I Lost in Pursuit of Happiness – Part 2 | #MyFridayStory No. 158

“Happiness never comes from a destination. Happiness is a choice we make, every day, no matter where we are.” ~ Dr. Robert Holden The leading British psychologist Dr. Robert Holden coined the phrase, “Destination...

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Posted by | 12/06/2020
National Service Part III | #MyFridayStory No. 140

After the first 3 weeks as a new troop, called a ‘rōōfie,’ your desire to question orders is greatly reduced. The combination of a mental and physical onslaught to ‘soften’ the troops had...

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Posted by | 07/09/2018
Spring has Sprung | #MyFridayStory No. 48

If you ask a South African when Spring starts, they will give you the meteorological answer - the 1st day of September. The astronomical definition uses the Spring and Autumn equinox (23 September and 20 March...

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Posted by | 22/12/2017
The Real Letter | #MyFridayStory No. 11

For the last few years, as the year draws to a close, I sit down to write a hand-written letter to my children. The letter is a personal and sincere...

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