Lately I’ve been reflecting on the reality that life is not easy – disappointment, loss and failure are inevitable! We can easily lose our joy and be miserable when negative things happen to us. Birthdays are the perfect chance still to believe the best in spite of our circumstances. Such positivity is bound to bring … More Birthdays Should Be Celebrated!
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear someone say, “I’m going to Dubai”? Luxury shopping, modern architecture, Burj Khalifa Tower, the lively nightlife, flawless looking humans? Well, let’s backtrack a bit for some history… After the Great Depression in 1929 caused a collapse in the international pearl market, emir Sheikh Saeed looked … More Dubai is a Desert
If you’re based in South Africa or just visiting, you may already feel the temperatures start to drop (more especially at night). Winter is almost here! Whilst staying home and hiding under the bed covers with the heater on is necessary, socially isolating ourselves can eventually leave us feeling unhappy rather than relaxed. Winter is … More Winter Survival Kit
Most of you have now heard about the tragic passing of American rapper and songwriter, Nipsey Hussle. Our sincerest condolences to his family and friends… There exists suspicion that Nipsey’s death is connected with his goal to highlight the medical accomplishments of Dr. Sebi in a documentary. Whether this is truth or not is for discussion … More What about Dr. Sebi?
This past Human Rights Day weekend, three phenomenal women and I ticked off another item on our bucket list: we took a weekend getaway to Hammanskraal – GLAMPING!!! What is glamping? It’s basically regular camping, but with glamour, i.e. with nicer things than usual (e.g. hot shower water, electricity, a refrigerator and kettle, etc.). It’s perfect … More Glamping Season!
We’ve been taught planning and goal-setting is the key to success. We are made to believe that that in order to achieve what we want, we need to plan properly to make our lives easier and to get to our end goals. But what happens when the experience does not match up with your planned … More How Long Should You Try?
The featured image above is from an episode of a series called Insecure. Molly is a hard-working, high achieving lawyer who derives much of her value and significance from the work she does at the firm. One day, the paycheque of her colleague (who is an equal in terms of qualifications and job role) ends … More Coins versus Calling…
It’s a new year and many of us have very high hopes for 2019. I’ve compiled a few pointers that can help you maintain those hopes sky high! 1. Give thanks. Jot down all the funny moments, celebrations, and special occasions you enjoyed last year. Reflect on those as they set a precedent for your … More 19 Hacks for 2019
Some of us are not traveling anywhere this holiday! It’s a fact and it’s totally OKAY! Since the travel posts I shared won’t come in handy for you home-stayers this holiday, I’m listing some pointers to make your time at home absolutely unforgettable! Invite friends over. Host a braai or pizza and wine evening! #themorethemerrier … More Home for the Holidays?
This travel post is for those of you going on a city tour this festive. Whether you’re heading to Paris, Dubai, London, or Bangkok-bound, this one is for you! FYI: Click here if you missed the previous beach destination travel post 🙂 Stay in public places. #safetyfirst Travel with a bottle of water. Always visit … More Festive in the City!