The true cost of water?

The true cost of water?

As we left behind the water crisis in Cape Town, it was with a sigh of relief. Phew. We have done our time conserving water, getting down to our allotted 50L per person per day. Which is not much water.

Are there more of us out there?

I was having lunch with a friend and we got to comparing notes. We touched on all the big stuff in life. The usual things which we shared in common like being Mothers and wives. Our children are even very

Don’t pigeonhole Gen Xers as ‘middle-aged’

Don’t pigeonhole Gen Xers as ‘middle-aged’

Lately, I’ve found myself recoiling at the term ‘middle-aged’. I even have a hard time saying it. Similar to the proverbial character on the big screen who stutters over a word which they find so unappealing, all for dramatic effect.

A midlife career change in Berra-isms

A midlife career change in Berra-isms

Evidently, Berra-isms are colloquial expressions that lack logic. Many of them are just attributed to the Yankee legend Yogi Berra, even if he never actually said them. As he so perfectly put it: “I never said most of the things I

Turning a midlife crisis into a creative manifesto

Turning a midlife crisis into a creative manifesto

Unfortunately, a big chunk of my life has been spent following orders, or doing what was expected. Once I entered the institutions of learning, I towed the line. Attended classes, completed homework, took the tests. Year after year. After all

Once you are aware, creativity is everywhere

What is a creativity blog, anyway? That is an interesting question. One which has taken deep study to realize how best to communicate. Getting it down to the elevator pitch, you know the 15 seconds you have to answer the

After 25 years, why I walked away from my beloved career

After 25 years, why I walked away from my beloved career

When I told people I was effectively dropping out of the career I took 25 years to build, there was a wide range of responses. I was well-respected and had accomplished many things. On the outside, I seemed to be

One review warns…this is a blueprint and a cautionary tale

Reviews for the ebook Fruitless at 40: Rediscovering my Creative Power “If you identify with creativity you will be interested in Christine’s story of the changes she made in her life over the past six years. There is something for