“I feel stressed…” is something we say or hear so very often… And in these crazy times stress is something that we are feeling almost everyday. Stress can be good. Yes – it can! So let’s not get stressed about stress. Stress is a physical response to a stimulus that our body thinks is attacking us. Our body releases stress More →
I am excited to share my latest talk courtesy of Engage Kenya. I had 10 days to write and practice this talk. It was a fun, yet somewhat daunting experience. But, I actually loved the whole process. The theme was Curveballs. Do tell me what you think!
My husband Jeremy always used to say to me – “Shal, stop, breathe and see how far you’ve come and what you’ve achieved. Celebrate your successes before you jump to the next project on your list.” But I never listened to him because there was an innate fear in me that if I stopped I would miss out on opportunities, More →
A conversation with Susan Njoroge from KTN – talking about mindfulness, widowhood, dating – we really did cover a lot in half-an-hour!
I watch the TV with growing discomfort as the protestors get more and more incensed. They tear down property, deface surfaces and attack the police. Their fury against the outrageous treatment and deaths at the hands of police is boiling over. I feel their despair and their anger and in their cause I do empathise. But I am equally perturbed More →
16 women from 11 countries on 5 continents join me on Insta Live weekdays from Mon 27 April at 7pm Kenya time to share their viewpoint and experiences of how they are getting through this global pandemic.
Do not leave the house! Do not use Uber! Don’t forget your gloves and mask! The instructions come thick and fast from my family members. The fear in their faces and voices is palpable. It is then that I realise that if coronavirus does not kill us, fear will. As we sacrifice our democratic freedoms in the name of our More →
Watch this video to see how to write a Gratitude Diary!