Welcome to our Virtual Café

We are committed to creating meaningful conversations and collaborative connections to facilitate personal wellbeing. How it works? Every month we provide a great line up of resources that could benefit you, like blog posts, books, podcasts, webinars, mobile APPS and so much more. Get comfortable with your favourite ‘cuppa’ and enjoy our virtual world of connections ...
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Are employees redirecting creativity to disrupt workflow?

A Gallup survey shows 45% of SA employees actively disengaged – we need to release that captured energy and enterprise into productive engagement. There is an elephant in the room that we need to recognise - it’s called active disengagement. This growing global phenomenon remains largely hidden, especially because of the lack of ‘meaning’ in the workplace. The Gallup survey ...
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Mel Robbins’ 5 Second Rule

The revolutionary process created by Mel Robbins. Although Mel does not specifically label her process as a mindfulness tool, it certainly is effective in moving a person out of autopilot and into the present moment. Once you can get the knack of it, this process can change your life. In Mel’s own words: ‘The 5 Second Rule is simple. If ...
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Fine-tune your mindfulness with these meditations

This ‘Free Mindfulness’ website is loaded with free resources to help you along the journey to enriching your life with mindfulness. Click on this link and find the ‘Free Resources’ tab, here you will find recordings of mediations from as short as 4 minutes to long luxurious ones of over 30 minutes. Don’t forget we all have the natural ability ...
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Take 5

Whenever we are trying to establish a new helpful behaviour, we need reminders to prompt us to practice. Some wise people have said that it takes about 21 days of repeating the new behaviour until it becomes an unconscious good habit. Click on the image below and save it to your phone or computer as background wall paper. It will ...
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/ Mental Wellbeing

Is your wellbeing on autopilot? Practice mindfulness and become engaged

What is mindfulness? It is simply the practice of being fully present and aware of our surroundings, thoughts and emotions in any given moment without criticism or judgement. In our busy lives we often cope by living on autopilot – unconsciously reacting to life based on past experiences and projecting this into the future. So, it is not really being ...
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/ Mental Wellbeing

Positive self-talk builds a strong self-image

For most teenagers acceptance and approval from their peers are of prime importance. Some will do anything to fit in; wear outrageous clothes, do body piercing, experiment with drugs and alcohol. You can help your teens build their own inner compass with a strong self-image and sense of personal approval. Click here for this easy to read blog that shows ...
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Your teenager’s bad behaviour may be a call for help

The deep physical and emotional changes a teenager experiences may show in apparent bad behaviour. By really paying attention to their mood swings, rebellion, or withdrawal, you can offer much needed help. For example, teenagers need 9 to 10 hours sleep per night, not because they are lazy, but simply because their bodies need this rest to cope with the ...
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Feeling the burden of extended family? Take control. You do not have to end up in debt.

In our rainbow nation, different cultures can experience financial stress in different ways. Sometimes, one person’s income is expected to pay for household needs and those of the extended family. At other times, the main breadwinner is sandwiched between the financial needs of the new and the old generation. Both situations can cause a great deal of emotional stress, anxiety ...
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Shift your focus from your sadness to learning something new

‘Mind Valley’ is an innovative website offering tons of free, mini-courses in crazy topics; rich in innovative ideas. You just cannot help but be inspired by the imaginative content. Here are a few of the free courses available: • Extraordinary by Design - by Vishen Lakhiani • 5 Days To Discovering Your Purpose - by Michael Beckwith • Tantra: The ...
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/ Mental Wellbeing

30 000 days

On average you have 30000 days here on this earth – what legacy will you create in that time? Discover how your life could change by the way you use your days. Go on a journey of creative discovery by clicking here. If you enjoy the video, do explore all the other resources on the site - they are abundent ...
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/ Mental Wellbeing

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