You Don’t Have to Be Pretty. You don’t owe prettiness to anyone. Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked “female”. I’m not saying that you SHOULDN’T be...
The Awakening by Sonny Carroll A time comes in your life when you finally get it… When in the midst of all your fears and insanity you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere, the voice inside your head cries out - ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying, or struggling to hold on. And, like a child quieting down after a blind tantrum, your sobs begin to subside, you shudder once or twice,...
Detox Detox your life of toxic people. Evaluate how everyone in your life makes you feel. Where possible, rid yourself of people who bring you down, along with friends who are most attentive when you are going through drama.
I missed a few days, but they are still do-able especially today which is to look good. Can anyone say Makeover for no reason? I can :) Feb 1 – Commitment Make a commitment to nurture genuine love for yourself this month. Notice the feelings and thoughts this commitment evokes. Set an intention to take at least one step everyday to cultivate self-love. Write it down and tell at least one...
Loving Me! →
In high-school valentines day would get all the girls buzzing with silliness as we awaited roses and gifts to arrive from the neighbouring Boys’ Schools. It was all about who got the most roses or chocolates or fluffy freaken teddy bears and its quite horrible now that I think about it, because I remember one year I only received 1 rose from my (then) best friend Candyce, bless her pretty...
No thanks, I’d rather live in the township-...
I’ve always had a secret crush on townships. So many adorable things have come out of these South African sweethearts, leaving me blushing like a 16-year-old teenage girl being courted by a boy she likes. I find that townships’ contribution to linguistics, pop-culture, culinary arts and the South African liberation struggle make them honourable places to live in; unlike the “places of shame”...