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by Brittany Latham I stumbled upon this amazing piece of writing and thought it to be so beautifully apt, especially after the depressing weeks we have had of late. For the woman whose husband makes an “extra stop” after work every evening.For the woman who is mourning the loss of a pregnancy that nobody else...
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BE STRONG, but not rude; BE KIND, but not weak; BE BOLD, but not bossy; BE HUMBLE, but not timid; BE PROUD, but not arrogant! There are times when we are the uppercase traits and sometimes the lowercase ones OR we are surrounded by people who are either of these. Either way, it’s not always...
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Inner strength is something that cannot be more admired in any human being. It’s a quality that reflects & radiates like no other and once you possess this trait, it never departs. There are moments & experiences we encounter in life, when we feel like we are the weakest, most inferior people, but these moments...
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Transformation happens when you least expect it to, but be guaranteed that it does happen. Just when you think you won’t ever get to a place in your life you need to be at or when you think you can’t possibly change your perspective on something, you suddenly do. I remember feeling like my 20’s...
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Isn’t it amazing how despite us doing the same things everyday, loving everyday, trying to be better everyday, helping everyday and even choosing to be different everyday, we are still so challenged by life and the daily battles that unfold. I know from personal experience that drama always follows someone not looking for any.  I know that...
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South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. The Government of South Africa declared August women’s month and 9 August is celebrated annually as Women’sDay.  Generations of women have survived atrocities that some of us...
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This year as Mandela Day is upon us, South Africans and millions of people around the world remember and celebrate a legendary man that overcame his circumstances to lead our country into democracy.  In addition, he also became a world renowned hero who was held in the highest esteem.  Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27...
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The right to Equality, human dignity, the freedom of religion, belief, opinion and expression are a few of our rights that tend to be brushed away due to circumstances within our households or society for that matter.  When I was younger, I attended a school that allowed corporal punishment at the time, teachers were able...
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After reading the deep wisdom shared by Steven Covey’s teaching: Seek first to understand, then to be understood, I thought there is no greater time to post this, than now. As we are in the middle of the festive season, lets all remember that as much as we want to all celebrate and partake in...
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As we are in the middle of the international campaign for Activism against Gender based Violence, I am reminded of how blessed I feel to have been able to leave the situation that held me in captivity for what felt like a lifetime. I am reminded of the millions of woman & children around the...
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