Technology: Create a mind map and bring your thoughts to life. When the creative thoughts are flowing and you do not want any to get lost, this is a great tool to help you keep them all together and create a big picture view. Find a Mindmap...
Blog Post: Here you will find an abundance of random acts of kindness to get you going. With all these idea you will never be at a loss for ways to bring joy into someone’s life. Random acts of kindness is HERE
Video: Creative gestures of giving, watch this touching clip. Although this is just an advertisement, it shows so clearly how one gesture of giving can be magnified into an abundant joy for all. View the video HERE
Stuck in old ways that don’t serve you? Take time to awaken your creativity and find a new way. Sometimes the usual way of doing things can get in the way of seeing new solutions. You will recognise a bad habit when the things you used to do so well, no longer seem to...
It’s been one helluva year, 2020. And so, as it gradually draws to a close, many South Africans will be looking forward to the holiday season. This is typically the time to switch your mind off work, prepare for the festive season, just chill, or hang-out with friends. Typically it is also the time when we spend more money on gifts, parties, spending our bonuses (for those lucky enough to receive such a blessing) on luxury items, or new clothes, or going away on holiday.
This JOKO website is filled with resources and encouraging stories of strength from abused women. Although you may feel very lonely and isolated, you will find that you are not alone if you are able to open up and seek help.
Act to seek out such suffering – it may be hiding in that very women or child in front of you. Fear and pain are hidden within victims of violence. They often tend to remain silent about their shame, pain and fear. They are likely to be all around; in a meeting, queueing in the canteen, or rubbing shoulders in a taxi. So reach out with kindness and love – you may prevent a trauma, even save a life, and help restore hope and belief in life.
When it comes to cultivating resilience, the magic is in the very first step. When cultivating your resilience become aware of your mental and emotional state. Remember that if you get into an anxious, or even angry ‘state’, you can easily go into a downward spiral where the negative feeling gets stronger. That’s called a ‘feedback loop’.
In these challenging times you could be feeling worn-out and experiencing low tolerance. Yes, we have also been warned that we will all be facing unexpected challenges for some time. So how do you navigate these stormy waters?