Karabo Jhamba

Inspirational Content Creator/Change Instigator/Speaker/Author

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Africa

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Sowing dreams

I honestly did not know what to title this one. I saw someone tweet that ‘Tshimo ga e lengwe ka loleme’ and I was intrigued. Loosely transalted, it says, You do not plant or sow a field with your tongue. Yep, you actually do not. Talking about it will not cause anything to happen. Talking to the field will not make anything happen. So why do you think that talking about your dreams will make things magically happen for you? Without working ...
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Finding Passion @Work

Passion! I have been harping on and on about this for a while now. Because I believe it really is important. I see people going through life daily as if it is a chore, as if the life they are living is it, as if they have been dealt a bad card. And it saddens me greatly. I believe life is a beautiful gift. We have all been gifted with life. A clean slate to do anything you can imagine…. You just have to imagine it. That’s it. The ...
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It’s never too late to start over

I started writing this post late last year and could not believe how quickly time had passed. I mean, its January one minute and the next we are singing Christmas carols. It feels like just yesterday when the year was starting and we were so excited, eager for all the amazing things we were going to achieve in the new year. Some of the things we had planned to do last year we did and we did them very well, some we let slip by, some just ...
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Not everyone likes you

My daughter said that to me and I felt so proud. I will admit though that I was slightly saddened by my then 4 year old’s observation. Until I remembered that I also don’t like everyone. (Don’t judge, you also don’t like everyone)   And that’s fine.   They also don’t have to like you. And you don’t have to like everyone too. That is why we are not overly friendly with everyone or we are just plain not friends with everyone.   ...
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Are you challenging yourself Enough

    I have been struggling lately. I ended the last year on such a high, I honestly thought it would carry through to the new year. But nope, I am struggling to get back to form. Even gym hasn’t really seen me much this year. But you made such good time on the 15km Bay to Bay you say? Well, that’s Bay to Bay. It seems to be the one thing I do ever since I started. After that my one day of rest turns into a week and before I know ...
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How to get rid of distractions

There are so many distractions in our lives. You don’t even have to go far, you open your eyes in the morning and your cellphone says ‘Hello’!, apps on the phone, whatsapp, email, sms, instagram. There’s the radio, tv, netflix, pinterest and lots of other little things that are helpful but hectic time wasters if you let them. Of course there will be people time wasters as well. It is overwhelming at times.   ...
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You are more than Enough

One of my favorite parts in the bible is after Adam and Eve have sinned and they try to hide from God when He comes to commune with them as was the norm. They then proceed to tell God that they are hiding from him because they are naked. Guess what God’s reply is? ‘Who told you?’! How powerful is that?   ‘Who told you that you were naked?’ ‘Who told you that you are not beautiful?’ ‘Who told you that you were not worthy?’ ‘Who told you ...
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Tomorrow – Now or Never

James 4:14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.   We all know that elusive beast called tomorrow very well. At the getsmart Women in leadership programme I attended, the panelist were asked to share one thing they live by or that gets them motivated. One of them, said ‘If not now, then when!’. I absolutely loved it! She went on to ...
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Letting go and Letting God take control

My friend is moving to another province in a few months and we were chatting about how much we would visit each other. This is not her first move, so she is feeling a bit sad, scared, wondering where to start, what to start with, children’s school, where they will stay, friends and clients being left behind. It is not easy. As we were chatting, she sent me the following and I thought it was too good not to share so I got her permission to ...