Finding strength in vulnerability 

We live in a world where we believe that survival is most optimal when we ensure the highest level of security around ourselves. “Nobody can afford to know this or that because they’ll use it against me”. I really have never understood what people meant when they said things like they feel strong when they…

How to find your dream man in traffic

Most of my life now gets spent in Johannesburg traffic. Either I’m waking up to get through it or it stands between me and my journey back home; unless I have a 24-hour day at work; God bless their souls for giving me 3 hours of sanity before I have to sleep and wake up…

Where I draw SOME inspiration

Sometimes you’re having such a busy week, its almost impossible to find the time to draw some inspiration from an intellectual conversation with a friend. Since this is almost impossible, you will agree that reading a book from cover to cover will also be one of those ” I really cannot do this” things. Where…

Traditional Gender Roles No Longer Exist In Our Society

WOMEN RUN THE WORLD I think the problem with trying to maintain traditional gender roles is that we are now at a place where almost everything has been turned on its head. Apart from majority of the households in South Africa being run by single parents, those single parents are women. Now, where in the…

The One Thing Girls Should Stop Doing For Guys…

“Saving people isn’t your job.” This is the best advice I received this year. It emancipated me from so much conviction. Self made even. Reminds me of what I read in Lean In. Sheryl worked unwarranted hours because she felt that she had to prove that she was worthy and good enough for her title…