Welcome to the new blog home, where I have transformed what used to be, "Hello, I'm Alet" and given it a fresh start in "The Curious Wildflower" Now I am sure you must be wondering why I came up with the name - The Curious Wildflower. In this post, I am sharing my thoughts relating to the new name and domain! Truth is, I have been blogging since 2007! I have had many different blogs. Initially, I used iblog, then I migrated to Blogger and finally, Wordpress. Moving to a ... Read More about The Curious Wildflower | Why the New Blog Home?
We all know the red ribbon is a symbol for HIV/Aids awareness. Did you know human trafficking awareness has a symbol too? Have you heard of the Blue Heart? Earlier this year a friend gave me a little blue heart pin. The pin is similar to the red HIV ribbon, but it symbolises something very dear to my heart. I am pretty passionate about anti-human trafficking awareness and combating modern day slavery! What is Human Trafficking? The United Nations defines human trafficking ... Read More about The Blue Heart Campaign | Human Trafficking Awareness
You may find yourself in the same sticky situation I found myself in. You have a blog and you want a catchy brand identity (including the logo, fancy fonts and brand elements). But your blog isn't making enough money to justify spending money on professional help. My blog is a brand and therefore needed a brand identity to go along with it. Thankfully I am naturally curious and therefore play around until I figure out how to do what I want to do without purchasing expensive software ... Read More about How to Create a Brand Identity for your Blog if you are not a Designer
Regardless of whether you love or hate interviews, preparing and sharing interview questions, remains a must! This evening I was reminded of a brilliant question I was asked in an interview a couple of months ago. As I prepared for an evening of fun with a group of girls from my church, I realised A wasn't going to be on time. This left me in a bit of a predicament with the boys. Do I leave them at home? Take them with me? Or find a happy in-between medium? I chose the happy ... Read More about Interview Questions & the Best Question I’ve Ever been asked!
We are better together and as women, it is time to end the endless battering and intentionally support and uplift one another! I have recently moved my blog from 'hello, I'm Alet' to this shiny new blog home. Like I mentioned in the post - being successful in the business of flowering wildly, or if you'd like, blooming - you need a group of key people around you! None of us can do it alone, and this is me volunteering to partner and journey with you! I've had a rather uneventful life, ... Read More about As Women, We are Better Together
Unconventional beauty is defined as, someone who isn't beautiful, but pretty gorgeous in their own unique way. They follow this description by saying, a person who isn't beautiful lookswise but pretty charming. I would like to challenge this statement, because, I believe we all have the potential to be beautiful in our own unique way! Wildflowers are a little unconventional. Don't get me wrong, they are beautiful, but not in the conventional sense of a rose! Unconventional ... Read More about The Unconventional Beauty of a Wildflower