Anthea Van Der Pluym


Anthea is a thought leader and change agent on women's ability in society. As a successful public speaker, author and educator, she champions authenticity, and self empowerment to grow women personally and professionally.

She works tirelessly to coach and mentor women's personal growth and motivate them to take up a greater role in society and business. Her inspirational material is available through ebooks. courses, and public speaking events.

She holds a BCom, and MBA with distinction as well as 20 years business and training experience.

When she is not travelling around the world, she paints and potters in her ocean town.

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I trust life! it sounds strange to say this after having experienced violence, but I draw deeply on my own inspiration and that of my friends and family. I feel that life is good, I I'm glad to be alive and share my life with others!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
All over South Africa - literally!. My parents moved a lot for work, and I went to many different schools as a child.

I learnt that change is a fact of life and best handled with a sense of adventure.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Anthea Van Der Pluym online


Go Within - Anthea Van Der Pluym
Musical meditations on recovery and consciousness.

Measure Me - Anthea Van der Pluym
Worship and meditation music


Authenticity - Finding the Strength to Be Yourself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Biographical
Authenticity is about strength and self-respect. It’s about defining you and your life on your terms. its about figuring out what it is you really want, and who you are at the core. it will inspire you to interact with the world from a place of worthiness. Authenticity will engage your mind, heart, and spirit to cultivate the courage and compassion you need to live your own life.
Anthea se Reis
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
Anthea's Journey
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
An excellent read. A biography of an amazing woman! Read and be inspired! Anthea's Journey is the story of a South African woman's recovery after the farm murder of her father. it's the triumph of the human spirit over tragedy. It"s about finding strength in weakness, dealing with pain, healing and rediscovering the joy of living...