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Welcome to Grit and Soul’s blog! Here you will find expert advice and valuable information from our team of bloggers who have a wealth of experience in the areas of Wellness, Career, Finance and Travel. Let us know if there are other subjects that you would like to see.

Stacy Francis

Stacey Francis


Natasha Muslih

Dr Penelope McDonnell

Penelope McDonnell


Arjan Eenkema van Dijk

Recent Posts

How to Approach and Explain Your Career Gap

Embrace it – Don’t Let it Define You. Monica, one of my new clients, wants to relaunch her career in the legal field, after a five-year hiatus during which she focused on raising her children....

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Thoughts on Thyroid: Could It Be The Culprit?

The thyroid gland is like your car. Its life changing when it breaks down, throws your whole system and routine out of whack, and often you need a specialist to figure out how to fix...

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Surprise Trip

Take a surprise trip: go on holiday without knowing the destination until your departure

Here’s a scientific fact: our brains like surprises even if we think we don’t. Experiments have proven that the brain’s so-called pleasure centres react more strongly when pleasures are unexpected. This means the pleasures you...

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All Eyes on Sleep: How to Maximize Your Sleep Quality & Change Your Health

You’ve been tossing and turning. Your body heat is rising and falling. Your anxiety is building. You are staring at the clock. It either reads 1 AM and you haven’t slept or 4 AM and...

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A Love of Literature Leads to Producing Movies

As a college graduate with a degree in English with no solid idea of what to do, I never would have predicted where my love for literature would lead me more than 30 years later. ...

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Top Estate Planning Mistakes Divorcing Women Make

Divorce is never an easy time. It can be a huge adjustment period for most people, but women, in particular, often find that they are affected most by the financial aspects of divorce. According to...

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Five tips on traveling solo.

This month, I will be visiting Marrakech on my own for four days. I plan to wander around the medina, visit a couple of museums, book myself into a spa and do a little shopping...

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Natasha Muslih Traveling with young adults

Five tips on traveling with teens and young adults.

I have been traveling with my children since they were newborn babies – my eldest was just two weeks old when she took her first transatlantic flight. Back then, we traveled heavy, lugging a stroller,...

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Relaunching – An Ideal Time for Career Reinvention

A question I often hear from relaunchers is:  “I have no idea what I want to pursue next, but I definitely don’t want to return to what I did before. Now what?” Relaunching is an...

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The Financial Pitfalls of a Legal Marital Separation

When couples want to part ways, they may opt for a legal separation instead of directly going for a divorce, something most states allow. Couples may decide to first separate legally for religious reasons, or...

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