Blessed 2021, may we all stay alive and well!

Good afternoon everyone, far and wide. I greet you from Cape Town, South Africa, under our second wave lock-down. We moved from level 1 to level 3 that was put in place on 29 December 2020 until 15 January 2021. It’s day 286 for South Africans since the COVID 19 pandemic hit our beautiful peopleContinue reading “Blessed 2021, may we all stay alive and well!”

Meet 143 the heartist from the Klein Dorpie WENtaliteit movement

Disclaimer and warm welcomes; skylarglowsup welcomes Jo – Ann Prinsloo as our first guest interviewer and enthusiastic collaborator on this post. Jo- Ann, we feel honoured and we thank you for your time, input, efforts and insights. *The following post touches on topics about depression, anxiety and the symptoms of mental illness as experienced andContinue reading “Meet 143 the heartist from the Klein Dorpie WENtaliteit movement”

Skylar’s uprising: Say sayonara to suicide

*This post was originally written for Youth Day in South Africa June 16 as a means of creating a new uprising for the youth of South Africa and the world. For young people around the world to rise to the occasion. To rise above the distractions and destruction and to rise from within.  I didn’tContinue reading “Skylar’s uprising: Say sayonara to suicide”

Kevin from Kev-Indaba takes on my 90-day self-love challenge: Kevin’s self-love bites. Part 2

 Kind remindHer / remindHim: Start small, but think and do BIG for yourself within yourself. -142 – Disclaimer* At the time of this interview Kevin R. October was not in the best of spaces with regards to his self- esteem and has since been following his own exploratory path with guided meditations, reading books andContinue reading “Kevin from Kev-Indaba takes on my 90-day self-love challenge: Kevin’s self-love bites. Part 2”

How my songwriting course taught me to HUG & KISS

Disclaimer : The following post refers to my personal experience during enrollment at the Cape Town School of Songwriting. This is not a paid partnership and has been written from my perspective as an enrolled student of the school’s 8 week songwriting course ( Jan 2020 – March 2020). I wish to celebrate, acknowledge andContinue reading “How my songwriting course taught me to HUG & KISS”

There’s a time for everything and now is the time to triumph bond.

*Disclaimer, this is another one of my 32 acts of kindness. Act of Kindness number 5: Let’s keep everyone safe and alive both locally and worldwide, to support Enable Medellín in Colombia to help them in raising funds, so that they can continue 3D printing much needed masks and other medical supplies for healthcare workersContinue reading “There’s a time for everything and now is the time to triumph bond.”

I love Ilse WARRIOR Hendricks. A beautiful inspirational story of sacred sisterhood. Part 1 -144-

Good morning everyone. It’s a beautiful sunny morning in Cape Town. For some reason my alarm went off again this morning at 5:05 a.m and although I still felt a little tired in my body, I got up and went outside to meditate and give thanks for another day. I watched the birds fly upContinue reading “I love Ilse WARRIOR Hendricks. A beautiful inspirational story of sacred sisterhood. Part 1 -144-“

Assigning new meaning to love: Happy Valentine’s day to each and every one !

Good evening everyone! I hope this finds you all very well. It’s now 8:25 p.m in South Africa. I am currently in Lansdowne, to be exact and I am in the comfort of  one of my aunt’s homes. I have recently been fortunate enough to reconnect with her as well as one of my cousins,Continue reading “Assigning new meaning to love: Happy Valentine’s day to each and every one !”

For the month of love, why not love yourself and others unapologetically.

Good morning beautiful people! It’s already the 8th of February 2020 and it’s 9:28 a.m right now in South Africa. I hope that wherever you find yourself right now that you are well. 2020 is blessing us with so much good fortune and moment to moment miracles that I am compelled to write what onContinue reading “For the month of love, why not love yourself and others unapologetically.”

Embracing Change : 01/01/2020

Happy 2020 the year of plenty! Today is the first day of 2020. It is also the first day of a new decade. To me that means we have been blessed with 366 days of opportunities to bring about positive changes in our lives and the lives of others. No matter how small or insignificantContinue reading “Embracing Change : 01/01/2020”

Why and how I won in 2019. Guess what? So did you. Winners win and winners gain. Even our losses are gains.

  With exactly two weeks left of 2019 and the end of a decade I am doing my yearly audit  to see how far I have progressed in all areas of my life. This is an excellent exercise for anyone who suffers from anxiety and depression, their sexuality,sexual identity, their gender identity,someone who has goneContinue reading “Why and how I won in 2019. Guess what? So did you. Winners win and winners gain. Even our losses are gains.”

An international love series “International loving ” told by fellow expats from around the world, through my digital pen.

Good evening beautiful souls and welcome to our blog about international glow up. It is around 8 p.m on a slightly windy  and  chilly Saturday evening here in Colombia. It’s 12 January, so we are still fresh into 2019. I must say 2019 is just becoming more and more beautiful and fruitful and lush. IContinue reading “An international love series “International loving ” told by fellow expats from around the world, through my digital pen.”