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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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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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I have to admit that both my husband and myself have always tried to make sure that our kids were short of nothing. We have given them both love and support, in addition to the material requirements that they needed and most times more than what was required. This does come with its fair share...
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When our kids are born, or even reaching the toddler age, the thought of leaving home with them can become the most overwhelming and petrifying thought. Packing a bag feels like we need to pack the entire house in there and the prospect of feeding them or changing their diaper outside our comfort zone is...
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We often think that acceptance and respect is something that every individual understands as a natural part of life.  However, the sad reality is that most people don’t. Whether its between two different people in a relationship, siblings, people from different race and religions, people have a disconnect in general when it comes to accepting...
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