Author: Karolien

Morning Thoughts – Stop looking back

Good morning everyone! There are two sayings; The first quote is ‘objects in the rear view mirror MAY appear closer than they are’ and the second one is ‘hindsight is 20/20’. If we could live with 20/20 hindsight life would be a breeze but we can’t and we always see what could have been after […]

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Morning thoughts – When life gets in the way

Good morning everyone I opened my laptop now just to realize I have not opened it since Monday morning, it being the last time I’ve had time to sit down and get some proper work done. Time sure flies when we are having fun. It even flies when it’s not fun at all and even […]

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Morning Thoughts – Look beyond

Good morning everyone! A bit late this morning as this blonde had been distracted so many times already with too many things to do at once. 😂 This morning I want to say. Look beyond your very often self perceived ‘limitations’. We often think we cannot do things because we’re not; Good enough Clever enough […]

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Battered and Bruised

Battered and Bruised  Beaten blue The one you trust Is the one handing out the hurt Battered and bruised Cowering Fearful Quiet Too scared to talk To scared to leave Who is going to believe The stories you have to tell A punch bag A target For rage Untemmed Nowhere to go Nowhere to hide […]

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Morning Thoughts – Regrets

‘To regret or not to regret, that’s the question.’ Having regrets in life is inevitable. It’s part and parcel of life. You’ll always regret something. You’ll regret ; Not working hard enough at school or university Not taking the job Not traveling when you had the chance Not having the coffee when you had time […]

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You’ve made it – Welcome to Mauritius

You’ve done it! You’ve packed up your old life and started a new one. You’ve made it to the island by hook or by crook. As you unpack your things in your new home you might wonder, what now? What’s next? It’s not all cocktails and beach sunsets especially if you are here to earn […]

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Morning Thoughts – Change

Good Morning Everyone There is a great old saying, well one of many; “A change is as good as a holiday”, and another great one that says’ “Give me coffee to accept the things I can change and help me accept the things I can do nothing about’. When is the last time you’ve changed […]

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Morning Thoughts – Time

Good morning everyone Why do we live such rushed lives. Why do we keep rushing everywhere, rushing everything, rushing everyone. Why? Why can’t or won’t we choose to slow down and breathe. Can’t we or won’t we? That is the question. I read a blog the other day about how busy has become the new […]

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Morning Thoughts

Good morning everyone! This particular quote has crossed by path quite a few times in the last few months. We all have an idea of what we want our lives to be like. Happy, financially secure, healthy, awesome relationships, good friends, a good job which is also perhaps a passion of you are lucky enough. […]

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Island Blues

Tonight I’ve got the blues. Worse than the Sunday blues that I had yesterday. The gloomy clouds covering our rock in the middle of the ocean is surely not helping. We’ve recently moved to this rock in the middle of nowhere following hubby and we all arrived here in good spirits and quite optimistic about […]

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