A shiny 2019

I’m not a fan of new year’s resolutions because I truly believe that change doesn’t have to happen on a yearly basis. Every day is an opportunity to change and try again. But for the last few years, choosing a word for the year has been a great learning school.   In 2017, I chose the word … More A shiny 2019

Some of the Best Independent Bookstores in Gauteng

There is nothing wrong with large chain stores; it’s good to know where you will find the latest best-seller. But sometimes, as a book lover, you have a need to explore. You want to find that book that you didn’t know you were looking for. Whether you’re looking for something old, something new, something borrowed … More Some of the Best Independent Bookstores in Gauteng

The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

What do you think of ballet? Classical music, tights, pink tutus, and old-fashioned stories about swans? But any great art form is ever-changing and absorbs cultural changes around it; ballet is no exception.   Art is an opportunity to comment and inform people on trending topics. And the Joburg Ballet Company is doing just this. … More The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

Inside An Anxious Mind

I wanted to write about it sooner, but I couldn’t. Admitting that I suffer from anxiety is not something I like doing. I’ve always been considered as a strong, independent woman. And by saying I suffer from anxiety out loud, makes me question this strength and independence.   Despite these feelings, I know it’s okay … More Inside An Anxious Mind

Moving Forward

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley   When confronted with problems, we tend to obsessively analyse the problem. Especially if you suffer from anxiety. You keep thinking of something that went wrong and you forget … More Moving Forward