YAY…Thank You Sloggi SA

sloggi3   I have been very lucky the last couple of months, winning some awesome prizes.  The most recent competition I have entered was with Sloggi South Africa. A couple of weeks ago I entered the competition they had on their Facebook page.  The other day I received a phone call with some very good news 🙂 A feel good day worth R6000, to share with a friend and R500 to go to a charity of my choice.   sloggi   Lynette and I was very excited when our parcels arrived. With all the new underwear, everyday is a FeelGood day!!  Can't wait to go and have a pamper day with the great Sorbet vouchers that was also in our parcels. Thank you Sloggi for having this very cool competition!!! Go follow them on Twitter : SloggiSA - "Incredible for you.  Invisible for others."   See Ya #MINIQueen        

Should You Befriend A Frenemy On Facebook?

What do you do when you receive a Facebook friend request from a frenemy?  Frenemies give you backhanded compliments, they make you tow the line while they stand on the side munching on popcorn as if watching a movie.    It boils their blood every time something good happens to you like an on-the-job promotion or a first-time home purchase.  They seem to love attacking the things you love most about yourself , but do it subtly. Continue reading "Should You Befriend A Frenemy On Facebook?"

8 Signs You’re Pursuing the Wrong Career …

Your job is an important aspect of your life. It is where you spend a large portion of your day and is also the source of your income. If you are happy with your career, you will be happy at home because it means you’re spending your days doing something that fulfils you. If you are not enjoying your work, it will reflect on your general demeanor and personal satisfaction. Here are 8 signs you’re pursuing the wrong career. Continue reading "8 Signs You’re Pursuing the Wrong Career …"

10 Internet Buzz Words

Here are 10 of the most common internet buzzwords to keep you on top of your game and the online world.

Geek is the new speak in 2010 and with the phenomenon of every second person on the street sporting some sort of techie gadget or other while throwing around words such as podcasts, blogs and Uncapped it can become overwhelming. Continue reading "10 Internet Buzz Words"

The 50+ crowd flocking to social media

Social media may be seen as a trend among young people, but more and more older adults are using the sites as well, according to a new survey by Princeton Survey Research Associates on behalf of the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
  • Among those 50 and older, social media use jumped from 22 percent in April 2009 to 42 percent a year later.
  • Ten percent of the 50+ age group uses either Twitter or a similar “status update” service.
  • Use among those ages 18-29 may be reaching saturation. Use among those 18-29, social networking use grew from 76 percent in April 2009 to 86 percent in May 2010.
  • The proportion of Internet users ages 65+ using social networks doubled from 13% to 26% over this period, with the number checking in daily jumping from 4% to 13%.
I guess I should go and search for my grandmother on Facebook 🙂

The 10 Most Popular World Cup Teams On Facebook


With the World Cup raging on in South Africa, fans have been turning to Facebook to show their support of teams. So which teams have the most support on the site? We’ve taken a look at the participating teams and have come up with a list, less than two weeks after the World Cup first began. While these numbers are changing on a daily basis, the most popular teams are a pretty good indication of how popular soccer is in each of the countries. Continue reading "The 10 Most Popular World Cup Teams On Facebook"

The New (Media) Workout Plan



I've recently found myself checking the following websites an unhealthy amount.


Every time you open a new tab to check out one of the following websites, stop. Get up from your computer and do the exercise associated with the site you were going to visit. After you complete the exercise, you can reward yourself by going to the website.

1. I already have a girlfriend and/or boyfriend, why would I bother working out?

Endorphins! They're like free drugs.

2. Can I do this at work?


3. Can I substitute different websites?


Compete Stats: Facebook Dominance Continues


Only two weeks ago I wrote that Facebook was dominating the internet(and Twitter) based on the latest Hitwise statistics. Two weeks later Compete is showing a similar trend with Facebook growing 3 percent domestically over the past month while Twitter drops by around 2 percent. As I mentioned last month though, direct traffic to the Twitter.com site may not be a good indicator of activity on the site.

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How to Stop That Facebook Addiction


Are you addicted to Facebook? It starts of with a simple exploration of your friends on the site and suddently you are logging on 10 times a day to see if any of your friends have made updates to their profile, changed their relationship status or have posted new videos or articles. Suddnely you are glued to your computer monitor and the only thing on the screen is Facebook. So maybe your addiction isn’t that bad but apparently enough people are addicted that wikiHow has published an article entitled “How to Quit Facebook.” WikiHow suggests a 6-step solution:

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Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Ex?

facebook button It wasn't so long ago that Facebook was only for college students at fancy schools. But these days it's for everyone. And by everyone that means work acquaintances you don't necessarily want to share your life with, friends from college who will tag you in inappropriate pictures and high-school classmates who will spam you with the details of their young children. And, of course, everyone inevitably includes ex-girlfriends. Continue reading "Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Ex?"