Daily Archives: 02/14/2013

Cricket: West Indies Women buoyant after seeing off ‘top teams’ – updated

Women’s World Cup 2013

West Indies buoyant after seeing off ‘top teams’

Vishal Dikshit ;February 14, 2013  |  http://www.espncricinfo.com/

Stafanie Taylor drives through the off side, New Zealand v West Indies, Super Six match, Women's World Cup 2013, Mumbai,  February 11, 2013

Twenty-one-year-old Stafanie Taylor has been one of West Indies’ match-winners© ICC/Solaris Images 

West Indies, unlike England and New Zealand, had their destiny in their own hands. Two points ahead of the last World Cup’s finalists before yesterday’s matches started, West Indies did not have to rely on another team’s result or keep an eye on two scoreboards at a time. And now, at the conclusion of the Super Six stage, they sit at the top of the table with eight points and a net run-rate better than Australia’s.West Indies coach Sherwin Campbell, who played 90 ODIs, believes that beating Australia gave the players a lot of confidence and motivation before their first World Cup final.     Continue reading

Cricket: West Indies put on a show to beat Aussies in T20

World champs West Indies put on a show to beat Aussies in T20
Published on February 14, 2013 – Caribbean News Now
BRISBANE, Australia — West Indies demonstrated why they are the kings of Twenty20 cricket as they put on a spectacular show against Australia at the Gabba on Wednesday night. The Windies blasted 191-6 off their 20 overs on a superb batting surface, and then restricted the home side to 164-8 off 20 overs in the one-off T20 International.The World T20 champions recorded their first victory of the tour and in doing so also won their first match in Australia for 16 years. The last win was in the Test match at the WACA Ground in Perth back in February 1997.                Continue reading

A great lesson on stress management

A great lesson on stress management

A young lady confidently walked around the room while explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, ‘half empty or half full?’

 She fooled them all. “How heavy is this glass of water?” she inquired with a smile.

Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.

She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter.  It depends on how long I hold it.

If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem.
If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm.
If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance.
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Botlahle: Age 11 – Winner Of South Africa’s Talent 2012 – 3 videos

Poetry Inspiration – by an 11 year old South African girl:

Comment: She has to be one of the most beautiful persons I have ever seen in my entire life. Everyone in the world could learn a thing or two from this beautiful little girl. I encourage you to share this video so that we may give the world her her love, joy, courage and hope. She is an individual for sure and an inspiration to all. She brings hope for a better tomorrow to many. I’m just blown away……. Sandra Galloway, Columbia Missouri USA

More info on Botlahle: Download or view here: This is Botlahle

Botlahle – SA Got Talent 2012

…….   See her winning performance in the next video    Continue reading

Interviews and CVs – Get four free eBooks

Interviews and CVs – Get  four free eBooks

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