Anthea Van Der Pluym


Anthea is an author of multiple books, a public speaker, artist and musician. She has a Masters in Business Administration from the UK. She dedicates her time and energy to inspiring and motivating people to enjy their own journeys of healing and transformation in South Africa and abroad recover through art exhibitions, books, and music. She is well known inspirational speaker and facilitator.
She participates in global peace initiatives such as the Charter for Compassion, Voices of Women Worldwide, art exhibitions as well as engages with local NGOs' (Hermanus Rainbow Trust, Sparkle kids), social workers, and carers to encourage and inspire their efforts.

Anthea lives in the beautiful coastal town of Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa with her mom.

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I trust life and i believe that there are awesome opportunities available to really experience the richness of life. And in South Africa, most mornings the sun is shining and natural beauty abounds - its very inspirational and uplifting.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Creative expression - the ability to transfer thoughts to another person, and touch them through the fluid medium of words
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Anthea Van Der Pluym online

Where to buy in print


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

Measure Me - Anthea Van der Pluym
Worship and meditation music


Plaasaanval Oorlewinsgids
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Dit is 'n artikel van een plaasaanval-oorlewinder na 'n ander, wat leiding gee oor wat om te verwag nadat jy plaasgeweld ervaar het. Dit is 'n gratis artikel geskryf vir Suid-Afrikaners wat geraak word deur plaasgeweld. Die artikel fokus op die emosionele, fisiese elemente, sowel as veranderinge aan geloofstelsels wat voorkom. Dit bied advies oor hoe 'n slagoffer hul eie herstel kan fasiliteer.
Letting Go Of Pain, Embracing Wholeness
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
While a winter represents the ending of a season it simultaneously represents the start of spring and new beginnings. 'Letting go of pain, embracing wholeness' is a beautiful discovery of life and meaning, in the face of daunting personal challenges. Its a inspirational validation of our individual value and ability to create meaning in the world today. Be inspired! Create!
Farm Attack Survivor's Guide
Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is a short article providing guidance from one farm attack survivor to another, on what to expect after having experienced farm violence. it's a free article written for South Africans affected by farm violence. The article addresses the emotional and physical elements, as well as changes to belief systems that occur. It provides advice on how a victim can facilitate their own recovery
Anthea se Reis
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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: $1.95 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Anthea's Journey is the story of a South African woman's recovery after the murder of her father in a farm attack. This remarkable account is about the triumph of the human spirit over tragedy. It is about the key defining moments and insights that led to her rediscovery of the joy of living. Anthea has told her very personal story to bring hope and support to others like her...

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