Cherie Roe Dirksen
Cherie Roe Dirksen is a self-empowerment author and multi-media artist from Cape Town, South Africa.
Her first book, 'Divine You — Redefining Love in the New Earth', hit the shelves in 2011. Since then, she devotes most of her time to 'spicing up reality' with her weekly blogs at cherieroedirksen.com — tackling empowerment issues and getting down and dirty on navigating this reality and co-creating the life you came here to experience.
She also devotes a weekly blog to creativity and getting your inspirational juices flowing (for a free PDF copy of her book ‘Creative Expression — How to Find Your Inspiration’ please visit http://eepurl.com/gcuxb).
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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ` Maya Angelou Who can’t agree with the above statement from the late and great, Ms Angelou? We all want the full juicy experience that the cornucopia of life […]
Empty Wisdom For those of you who are not familiar with the ancient little Chinese treasure called the Tao Te Ching (written by Lao Tzu), I would like to introduce you to one if its many inviting wisdoms. For those who are ‘old hat’ with the Tao — maybe this extract I’m about to reveal will serve as […]
“Happiness is an inside job” — William Arthur Ward “Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness” — William E. Gladstone The one thing most humans have in common is the desire to be happy. Although most people seek it as either a future event […]
Something We Look Forward To 9 times out of 10, I’ll hook up with my friends and within 5 minutes of our salutations we’ll be asking each other if we watched the latest Pele Report. It’s become a much-anticipated ritual with my tribe. If you don’t already follow Tom Lescher (aka Kaypacha) at his site or […]
We hear the terms ‘heart-centered living’ and ‘using your heart’ thrown around a lot in conversation and literature these days but how do we practically do this? What wisdom does our heart really have? “There is no instinct like that of the heart.” ~ Lord Byron Piercing the Heart Mystery When I think of using […]
“Care about people’s approval and you will be their prisoner.” ~Lao Tzu We’ve all feared — at some stage in our lives — what people think of us. As ludicrous as it is to hand over your personal power in this way, it’s still a reality and something that is dealt with on a daily basis for […]
Have You Heard of the Amazing Pro’s of Coconut Oil? My cat sat on my lap (no, this is not the beginning of a Dr Seuss book!) recently and started licking my hand — front, back and fingers. Why? I had just rubbed coconut oil on them. It was the first time she had come into contact […]
I get a lot of letters from readers frustratingly seeking advice on using the Law of Attraction to win the lottery. I’m going to try to make it as clear as possible, in this article, as to why I think you are failing to procure the winning numbers. For many, you tried using the techniques taught in books like ‘The […]
A City in Flames I felt helpless sitting behind my laptop, out in the Karoo countryside, watching my beloved Mother City burn. Cape Town has been on fire for the past 5 days and the trail of devastation this raging inferno has wreaked is insurmountable. Thank goodness for the rain that came early on Wednesday morning […]
“Sci-fi has never really been my bag. But I do believe in a lot of weird things these days, such as synchronicity. Quantum physics suggests it’s possible, so why not?” — John Cleese We all hit junctions — those dreaded forks in the road — at certain epochs of our lives. The thing that frightens us […]
“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” — Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) Go Easy on the Mundane Life can be wonderful when you’re a dreamer. Life can be even more wonderful when you are a dreamer and a doer! Nothing trips us up more that boredom or monotony. As […]
Why We Need Creativity Not only do you as an individual benefit from lateral and imaginative thinking and then manifesting creation through your skill or expertise, but society benefits too. Can you imagine the world without art, music, literature, hout-cuisine, architecture, landscaping and a host of other delectable contributions that others have provided since time immemorial? We use […]