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Surviving a cult

There are many questions one asks themselves after escaping or leaving a cult. For the survivor it feels impossible to understand how they got entrapped into such an organization. Such are my sentiments as well of those of my closest friends, after having left a cult after nearly 10 years of being in it. Having… Read More Surviving a cult

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A view from the frontline- a front liners experience and why mental health matters

  We are closing on a year since the coronavirus reached our shores. We are feeling battered and bruised and still somewhat confused and that’s just us as civilians. Today we have a guest post from a frontline worker and this is her perspective on how our every day heroes are coping. According to my… Read More A view from the frontline- a front liners experience and why mental health matters

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“I am not Imbokodo” – What woman’s day means to us

Today is Women’s Day and I thought it would be great to amplify the voices of other everyday women. I wanted to hear and share their views on what this day means to them, the issue of gender-based violence and what tired tropes must be erased from our vocabulary. For me it is wathinta bafazi… Read More “I am not Imbokodo” – What woman’s day means to us

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International friendship day

    “I don’t need a friend who changes when I change, and nods when I nod,my shadow does that much better. “- Plutarch I am not sure which rock I have been hiding under, unfortunately not Dwayne The Rock Johnson. I didn’t know that there was a thing such as an international friendship day.… Read More International friendship day

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Locally Yours Market-Online auction

Hello dear readers during lock down I have seen a lot of us talking about how essential it is to support local during these uncertain times. That is why I thought its is absolutely imperative that I let you know about this amazing online auction happening. It starts today ends on Sunday ( 12-14 June)!… Read More Locally Yours Market-Online auction

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How I survived lockdown in Gifs

Hello awesome readers, we are almost at stage 3, I can smell the wine. Before we get there I thought I should share how I survived level 5 lock down,  I came out chubby and glowing.So I thought to myself what better way to do this post then through gifs? Food glorious food When this… Read More How I survived lockdown in Gifs

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The top 8 books and movies to keep you in high spirits in the time of Corona

Happy Friday and day 8 of Lockdown, how are my fellow apocalyptic earthlings doing? I have decided to use these 21 days as a mixture of time to relax practise self care and growth. To achieve this I decided early on to limit the news and amount of negative posts on my social media. So… Read More The top 8 books and movies to keep you in high spirits in the time of Corona

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Light at the end of the tunnel- things to do during load shedding

Ah load shedding, that random guy in your DMs who just won’t leave you alone, has returned😒. Considering how much we need electricity it is no wonder we go through a whole range of emotions when you hear that dirty word. However I have decided to focus on the positive and write up about things… Read More Light at the end of the tunnel- things to do during load shedding

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5 Reasons it’s great to do things Solo

Ever heard that saying, that once there’s a WhatsApp group for something it’s probably not going to happen? Come on stop playing coy you know what I mean. Think that family get together, that reunion, that girl’s trip, I could go on. This is one of the many reasons I sometimes enjoying doing things solo.… Read More 5 Reasons it’s great to do things Solo

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Am I next? Our biggest fears becoming a reality

  Defeated, depleted, exhausted and all around triggered. These are some of the emotions that I feel. Woman abuse/ Femicide has once again come to the forefront, cause let’s be honest it hadn’t stopped. I know I am not the only one experiencing a turbulence of emotions, you need only go on your timeline. Yet… Read More Am I next? Our biggest fears becoming a reality