Bossing Up, Studies & School

Dear First Year Me

It’s time to take a very big step to making your dreams come true. You have come this far in being accepted at this institution, which means you have paved a very beautiful journey for growth.  Do not ever be afraid to do what you put your mind to. Do not let anyone or anything […]

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Bossing Up, Money Matters, Studies & School

A Modern Take On Stokvels

Stokvel’s in South Africa are estimated to be valued at R25bn. Clearly this is a vehicle of generating money which needs to be explored. When one hears the word “Stokvel” young people do not come to mind. Traditionally stokvels have been associated with older people. I’m here to give you a fresh take on understanding […]

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Activism, health

Vagina Love is Self-Love

The world thinks that vaginas are scary and gross. Maybe it’s because women menstruate? Interestingly, “menstruation is the only blood that is not born from violence, yet it’s the one that disgusts you the most”- Maia Schwartz. Its as if vaginas are dreadful like Voldemort from Harry Potter, “[S]he who shall not be named”. So, […]

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Activism, Politics, Spirituality

Cry, the Beloved Mzansi

Increasingly crime and violence in South Africa has been brought to my attention. It has gotten to the point where we hear horrific stories in the news that make us feel both outraged and demoralised at the same time. We live in a sea of distractions, just as you focus on something, something else happens […]

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Bossing Up, Spirituality

Finding Your Tribe

There’s an old African proverb that says “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This proverb captures the idea that to have long term success at anything we must have people with us. People who believe in themselves and you, who share your values and love […]

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