I’ve survived many hardships and came out the other side feeling stronger. If I hadn’t gone through what I did, I wouldn’t know what I know now. I’ve had some nice knocks along the way [chuckles].
ON HER LOWEST MOMENTS...
When my career was stagnant, I once called my late mom and told her that I wanted to move back home. She’d always remind me that the road to success is pricky, tell me to hang in there, and insist that I come home for the weekend to recollect, and then return to Joburg.
ON WHAT KEEPS HER AFLOAT...
I’ve had to cut down on a lot of friends. I now surround myself with prayerful women, who are always happy to run with the prayer baton on my behalf on days when I don’t feel like it. I know I can count on my older sister and cousin at any moment. At home, I try to create a completely loving space.
ON WHAT'S INSPIRING HER RIGHT NOW...
For the longest time, I was driven
by wanting to be a role model for my
kids. Now I finally understand the
meaning of life being too short – I’m
pushing myself to do the things I’ve
always wanted to. This was inspired
by my mother — how she was here the
one minute, and gone the very next.
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I’m a perfectionist who wants things done according to my plan. Motherhood has taught me to be flexible and never to cry over spilt milk.
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