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…

The power of the mind 

How good are you at creating what you really want?   The mind is an incredibly powerful tool. Because it is so complex, it’s almost impossible to fathom how powerful it actually is. Things such as will- power, perseverance and even the ability to shape a future come from this grey and white matter stored…

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…

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

As another Monday rolls around, I just want to challenge us not to give up on our dreams. Now is the time to ignore boundaries and limits. NEVER allow anyone who is selfish enough to frighten you, prevent you from attaining any opportunity you would have otherwise attained had you not been afraid. Focus on…

What “Million Dollar Baby” Taught Me

So I had never watched Million Dollar Baby before this weekend. Besides me being a loser in that respect; I’m just not a movie person.  When it started playing Sunday evening all that registered in my head was: “OK, movie with woman playing a woman in a male dominated industry-record”. LOL! I asked my mother…