Too many people say, “if only I was luckier.” The truth is, we create our own luck. We can put ourselves in the situations that enable us to fulfil our dreams, make them a reality and find peace and happiness. Or, we sit back, moan about just how unhappy we are and accept that we […]
I am an extremely sensitive person. I am deeply affected by the harsh realities of the world. It’s why I chose my life in Social Development in the first place. I felt like I could contribute. I felt like it was my duty. When I first started working in schools in disadvantaged areas in Cape […]
Too often, we hold our tongues out of fear of offending someone or everyone. We are too fearful to stand up for what we believe in because lets face facts, there are repercussions for having strong opinions and most people just want to be liked. The things people say I’ve been told MANY times that […]
Movies are a really personal thing. Everyone has different ideas of what makes a movie great. For me, movies are mostly associated with the memories that they bring. Star Wars for example, is certainly one for the books, just not my list because (and don’t kill me) I don’t really enjoy them. In fact, I […]
People don’t always like to hear the truth. It’s something I’ve come to know over the course of my life. People say they want you to be honest but they don’t. They want a sugar-coated version of the truth that’s palatable. No one wants to face the harsh realities of life. How do I look? […]
How many times has someone said “You look beautiful today” and you’ve responded with “oh no, I look so fat” We put ourselves down when we should be picking ourselves up.