Netiquette

Netiquette

by Annemarie le Roux August 19, 2018

I know what "Etiquette" means: the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group. "Netiquette" is closely related: the correct or acceptable way of using the Internet. I noticed that there are a few ways to say (and not to say) what is on your mind. lol

When we are upset we might use (1) an angry tone, (2) heavy use of the singular first-person pronoun or  (3) the utilization of caps.

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Advantages in Practicing Hobbies

Advantages in Practicing Hobbies

by Annemarie le Roux August 07, 2018

Welcome to another personal letter, hopefully inspiring you to get those creative juices going and tackle a project. It is amazing how many advantages there are in practicing hobbies.

·   It helps to relieve stress by keeping you engaged in something you enjoy. 

·   Hobbies give you a way to take your mind off the stresses of everyday life. 

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Precious Water

Precious Water

by Annemarie le Roux August 03, 2018

I am certain you have access to fresh water right now. And boy are we spoiled with  access to water.

In our city there was a major upgrade in the main water supply pipes and in the area where we live, there was no water for about 18 hours. Luckily we were warned about this major repairs so we filled containers with water to see us through the day....

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Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan

by Annemarie le Roux July 31, 2018

When last did you do a good act to someone who did not expect it or even someone you did not know? I am sure you can relate many instances where you did. 

I was reading about a very, very honest man who ended up with a huge reward. I would love to share this "feel good" incident

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Ergonomics

Ergonomics

by Annemarie le Roux July 27, 2018

Did you know that you have to be fit to work on your computer? Aha, now I have your attention. Working on computers like laptops, desktops, tablets and more is a daily event for most of us. I do not have to list the advantages of these devices, I am sure you are very aware of that.

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Difference between Hearing and Listening

Difference between Hearing and Listening

by Annemarie le Roux July 07, 2018 1 Comment

I was confronted with an old question, "what is the difference between Hearing and Listening? 
What would you say? Have you thought about it at some stage?

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It is all in the

It is all in the "smile"

by Annemarie le Roux July 03, 2018 1 Comment

When you smile, people treat you differently. You’re seen as attractive, reliable, relaxed and sincere. When you see a person smiling you actually feel that you’re being rewarded. 

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Our Happy Wall

Our Happy Wall

by Annemarie le Roux June 25, 2018

This week Sybrand and I looked at some of our photos on our "happy wall". We have 9 photos of happy moments on a wall in the lounge and sometimes when we feel a bit "quiet",  just reliving ...

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