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
Being a writer, I write to share my ideas and knowledge. I share advice on how to stay positive, or why choosing your battles is important. But this – of course – doesn’t mean I have life figured out. It means I’m figuring it out as I go on and then I share my journey … More Inspired to Inspire
Every successful person has a story of how they had to work hard to get where they are now. They usually talk about their determination and how giving up wasn’t an option. And sometimes, we find ourselves looking at this person and wishing we were born with their determination and self-motivation. The skill of … More 5 Ways to Stay Focused
With a new year comes new goals. And what would we humans be without new year’s resolutions? It’s what gets us going in the beginning of a new year. For me, 2017 was about giving. I didn’t know how I was going to give, as the green stuff was quite scarce. And I know … More Reflecting on 2017
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman
Read Part 1: Is Being Content The Real Happy? So yes, contentment isn’t as glamorous or exciting as being in a state of euphoria. But it is warm and comforting. And life is just simpler when you are happy with what you have, instead of wishing for things you don’t have! I’m pretty convinced if … More Part 2: Is Being Content The Real Happy?
Every choice we make is with the goal to be happier. But so many times, I’ve ended up feeling disappointed. Not because I didn’t achieve my goal, but because I thought I would feel happier. Happiness is sold as the ultimate aim in life; a destination that we need to reach. But happiness is an … More Part 1: Is Being Content The Real Happy?
Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.
If you’re a proud cat dad or dog mom and you just can’t imagine your life without your pets, jump on board! And let’s be honest, they’re not just pets. They’re family; our babies. “Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot Ever since I was … More True Humanity Is About Being An Animal
One of my biggest fears is becoming stagnant; not growing into the best version of myself. And with the pressures of today’s world, we tend to forget that the only people we should actually be comparing ourselves to are ourselves. Comparing yourself to someone else is like comparing the ability of a fish to … More 7 Small Ways to Constantly Improve Yourself