Blog Post – Purple Clover Purple Clover is a humorous and lively site that they say is; ‘for people who hate being called “baby boomers” or “Gen Xers” as much as they dislike being called “sir” or “ma’am.”...
Lifehack – Develop Good Financial Habits Keeping your financial life stable requires some discipline and the development of good financial habits. You do not want to be in a financial hole that leaves you emotionally and psychologically devastated. It is better...
We’ve come a long way since HIV/Aids first showed up in South Africa in 1982. Unfortunately, due to a complex political history, we only really started addressing the problem in the mid-90s when South Africa already had the largest population of HIV-positive people in the world.
Those 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 8 August 1956, protesting against apartheid, knew this to be true. Thanks to them, and countless other voices, we now live in a world where there is more equality and freedom than 50 years ago. Thanks to these women who understood the power of their voice, and the power of their words.
It’s been a stressful year. In fact, it’s been a stressful two years! As we head into the holiday season, it’s important to take the time to not only reflect on a turbulent 2021, but also to focus on finding ways to slow down. Christmas decorations, shopping madness, carols on repeat, and general end-of-year craziness, can take their toll, often leaving you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.
When violence is perpetrated against our mothers, sisters, wives and children, the whole of society suffers. Act to seek out such suffering – it may be hiding in that very women or child in front of you. Fear and pain are hidden within victims of violence. They often tend to remain silent about their shame, pain and fear.
It’s time to shake up traditional stereotypes of how men, should or shouldn’t, express their emotions. Expressing vulnerability is what drives social connection and intimacy, regardless of your gender.