Tag: A Million Beautiful Pieces

I Feel You Maleficent

I Feel You Maleficent

As I wrote in my previous post (5 September 2018) I made the choice to leave a full time job and to pursue a career as a writer and speaker http://amillionbeautifulpieces.co.za/2018/09/05/i-am-bravely-making-the-scary-choice/. Making the transition from one career to another is quite daunting. Then to do […]

The fire inside me is burning brighter

The fire inside me is burning brighter

“I survived because the fire inside of me burnt brighter than the fire around me” – Felix H. Too often we allow the circumstances of life to define our character. Yet character isn’t about the circumstances we have lived through; it is about how much […]

When the sun doesn’t shine

When the sun doesn’t shine

I have not written for my own blog for a while because so much was happening personally. Mostly I did not write because I was struggling to figure out how to deal with some painful insights I have learnt over the last six months. Do […]

Living & Loving Magazine June 2018

Living & Loving Magazine June 2018

So honoured to have been featured in the Living & Loving Magazine for a second time.

Special Kids RSA

Special Kids RSA

Our family has been featured on Special Kids RSA! https://www.specialkids.co.za/home/meet-the-parents/item/502-michael-and-desirae-pillay.html

Carte Blanche: Voice Banks

Carte Blanche: Voice Banks

I am fortunate to work in a career whereby we get to change lives every single day. Thank you to my colleagues at Inclusive Solutions and to all the amazing professionals who I work with. A special salute to the community of people who use […]

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Dedicating this year to myself is the most unexpected thing I have ever done. It is not to imply anything heroic or brave. It is just that I was unable to see myself taking time out to explore my interests and to try new experiences […]

My Experience with MakeUp by Ryno MakeUp Artistry

My Experience with MakeUp by Ryno MakeUp Artistry

As a mother to three who had so much going on for several years, I did not get the chance to explore what fashion and beauty trends worked for me. I did not know how to develop a proper care routine for my skin, my […]

An Unexpected Surprise – When Your Inspiration is Inspired By You

An Unexpected Surprise – When Your Inspiration is Inspired By You

I’ve started jogging twice a week in addition to attending training sessions at a Body20 Studio. To my surprise Savannah asked to join me on my jog. This is pretty big for us because since Savannah was sick last year, she stopped going out as […]

Won the Best Inspirational Blogger Award for 2017

Won the Best Inspirational Blogger Award for 2017

On the 6th April I was announced as SA Mommy Blogger’s Best Inspirational Blogger. It is was reward enough to be recognised and I had no expectation of receiving anything else. But to my delight, goodness keeps coming my way. Jacqui Bester from the blog […]