Di describes herself as an empowerment strategist and change agent who has a passion to empower and motivate others to live their best life. She is a trained Lifeline Counsellor, motivational speaker, writer, mentor and workshop facilitator with over 20 years experience in the self development/personal growth field. She developed the 1-day workshop Reconnect To The Power Within, the content of which forms the basis for all her empowerment and mentoring work. Di has a passion for sharing valuable life skills, including presentation and communication, leadership and creating the vision for your life with youth and the unemployed and has run a number of free workshops and training for the previously disadvantaged groups in South Africa. She co-founded the Upskill program, funded by the Spar group. She also loves working with young entrepreneurs, teaching them essential life skills to create successful businesses. Di’s biggest joy is supporting others in becoming active participants in their lives as opposed to passive by-standers, equipping them with much needed life skills in order to successfully meet and deal with the challenges that life presents. She has the gift of helping people to see opportunities instead of obstacles and helping them gain clarity on the next step of their journey. Di offers mentoring and life guidance through her personalized, individual retreats, workshops, online sessions and courses. Her work has a strong holistic base, working with the individual on every level, physical, mental and spiritual. She addresses challenges in a deep, heart-connected way, holding a non-judgemental space for her clients to dive deep into what may be holding them back from living an empowered, fulfilled life. Di is a qualified Reiki Master and has been teaching and offering Reiki sessions for over 20 years. She has a deep interest in the mind/body connection and how our thoughts create our reality. She is the founder of the Circle of Light Lowveld in South Africa , a network of people and practitioners in the mind/body/spirit fields, alternative and holistic healing and therapies.