Who says you have to have children or grandchildren to reflectively learn? By Hanna Eppel I’ve learnt to search for change, respond to it, and exploit it as an opportunity. I’ve learnt to make friendships, in the places I find most uncomfortable. I’ve learnt to listen to those who have experienced hardships, to lessen […]
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Join 1st for Women Insurance and Jacaranda FM for the largest peaceful protest of its kind – Sisters with Blisters 2016. South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world and the Department of Justice estimates that 1 out of every 4 South African women are survivors of domestic […]
Just for today the world can wait, Life can stop and time can dissipate. Just for today I’m taking a break, Thinking about me and what’s good for my sake. Let the washing pile up, let the dishes stack high, If someone has the guts let them ask why! Today is my day just to […]
by Janet Legemaate I am often asked “how do you cope?” I realised when thinking about this question that there are so many reasons for how we do cope with the situation we find ourselves in. I am also so aware that no matter how hard a situation is for our family that there is […]
An Entrepreneurial Journey! by Nicolette Henderson “Why are you studying beauty? I mean you got 5A’s in Matric!” “You? Studying beauty??” I remember all the confused faces looking at me when I told them what I had decided to study. I could feel their thoughts of “what a waste of a good brain”. And it […]
The value of massage is immeasurable, but this is often only realised after having had a particularly good one. “I should do this more”, I hear on a daily basis, but people don’t always return because the blissful memory fades and is quickly replaced by the bustle of daily life and the stresses of work which again become our focus. In the meantime, the aches and pains return until they become unbearable once again.
Today, I am COO (Chief Operating Officer) for SA Rice Mills (Pty) Ltd, a family owned business. I am 49 years old, and I have a wonderful husband and four children. I am passionate about what I do, which is marketing and selling rice flour that we manufacture from broken rice. Broken rice is everything that […]