Entries by suemathieson

Finding HOPE in the midst of crisis…

The current crisis has shown us how much we live our lives by assumptions. In the past, we would wake up in the morning and assume that life would be much as it was the day before. We have assumed our good health, our daily interactions with loved ones, co-workers, friends and the business-as-usual routine […]


Have you ever stopped what you were doing and paused to reflect? In that moment you considered your environment, the condition of your life, and realised it is not where you want to be Deep inside of you there is a knowing that you are capable of so much more But you’ve neglected to nurture […]

Say “YES” to Opportunity…

Saying ‘YES’ to opportunity started me on a journey of discovery – about myself and my purpose in life. In late 2017, I was a co-author to the anthology “I said YES” where I shared the exhilaration of going against the expected norm and doing something for myself. How taking one step revived in me […]


Starting a new year, a new decade even, may prompt questions such as… What have I achieved? Where am I headed? If there is no clarity in the answers, there may be a realisation that things have remained status quo. When reflecting on the time in question, seeing that all the time has been spent […]


We all want to feel safe and secure Owning our own home, having that roof over our head, gives not only a sense of physical stability but also financial Often though, owning our own home remains a dream with life seeming to consistently get in the way… There’s a school excursion that needs to be […]

Cherie Barber – Renovating for Profit

In November 2016, I was able to attend a 3 day Renovating for Profit workshop in Sydney, NSW run by none other than Cherie Barber – Australia’s renovation queen!! Information covered topics such as: determining what strategy was going to be the most effective what changes could be completed as part of a cosmetic renovation […]

Johanna Mukoki – Group CEO “Travel with Flair”

Meeting with Johanna on the 18th November 2016 was an absolute delight. She is a Rhodes University graduate and co-founder of Travel with Flair. Along with her two business partners they began with only 3 employees. They now have over 800 and offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town. She is the first person […]