Loving Well through

Social Life

Social Life builds on great relationships to enrich your life and inspire, encourage and support you in becoming your best self.

A life worth living – R.I.P. Jodian

You don’t have to know someone well to be sad that they’re gone. I’ve always believed this and now more than ever.On Monday, I received an instant message that immediately...

Let the festivities begin!

A hard afternoon’s work to prepare the table to match the vision of SADE studio (my sister). I think we got it done though. If my nephew were old enough,...

You never know when your time will be up – R.I.P. Serfie

He was young. No one expected him to go. They never knew the last time was the last time. You always think you have more time. But the truth is...

Through thick and thin, friends for life

I have found myself repeatedly saying to people that when I become friends with someone, we remain so, unless they do something particularly destructive. My friends are friends for life....

Close call

How do you determine how close a friendship you have with someone? It seems like a weird question because you figure you would know if it were a close friendship...

How to be a friend

To maintain a theme of AUTHENTICITY for 2012, I obviously have to do quite a bit of introspection. And that’s hard. Having found myself back in the clutches of clinical...

Blast from the past (The best thing about Facebook)

Last week I received an amazing surprise courtesy of that omnipresent social network, Facebook. I checked as I do most days, expecting to see only the usual video links, inspirational...

I’m not talking to you

Read a post on malice recently. Not the dictionary kind of malice (‘desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of a hostile impulse or out of...

Friends to the end

All groups go through shifts in their dynamics. It’s part of the natural balance, groups form, they adjust, and eventually they dissolve. I’ve commented over the years on some of...

Past due

I commented last night about the expiry date on friendships. Not all friendships have one, but sometimes we can look back and realize that after a certain point a particular...

What the f…

That’s about all I can say! I thought I’d already been shocked out of my wits, right up until that little tidbit crossed my path. Are you serious? Maybe I...

Imaginary convos

A: I think we should talk B: What’s there to talk about? A: Are we going to do this again? B: We are not doing anything? A: I thought we...

First day of the rest of my life

2011 is here. I saw in the New Year with friends, atop a hill, watching fireworks and drinking champagne. Was it what I planned? No. My love was on the...

Gift

What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year? The most memorable gift I received this year was from myself. I gave myself gifts of forgiveness, tolerance,...

Soul Food

What did I eat this year that I will never forget? What went into my mouth & touched my soul? Now that is a tall order! My relationship with food...