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5 Lessons Learned on Ice!

I had a few epiphanies when I embarked on an ice-skating adventure this weekend! Well, I say adventure because I never really get up to much, so it doesn’t take a lot to get me stirred! Here are a few things I learned on ice:

1. Starting or learning…

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— 3 months ago
#iceskating  #learning  #lessons  #life 
Tough Twenties!

As we say goodbye to 2013 and all it’s lessons, I urge you to really think about what you’re going to take into 2014, and what you’re going to leave behind. It’s as simple as asking yourself what’s carried you forward and what’s been holding you back.

Can…

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— 3 months ago
#growing up  #life  #priorities  #progress  #success  #tough twenties 
Unwelcome Change

I visited my late grandparents’ house today for the first time in a loooong time. With no one living there anymore, there’s been no reason to go.. A lot of bulldozing and subsequent renovations have taken place, seemingly beautiful changes, but as i stood…

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— 4 months ago
#change  #death  #life  #memories  #relationships 
Lend A hand
A very tragic event on November 5th 2013 has led to a good friend of mine Alvin Andile Ziyambi suffering serious burn wounds and being currently admitted into the Intensive Care Unit at St George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.   His condition…

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— 5 months ago
One Size Fits All- But Not Really!

I had the privilege of learning about my learning style today- and I say privilege because majority of people have gone through school not knowing their learning identity, that is to say, how their brain is wired and how to use it to the best of their…

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— 6 months ago
Weight Issues

It’s extremely hard to write about certain things without feeling like I’m exposing myself or making myself vulnerable to the entire cyber world. Not so long ago, I was watching a National Geographic documentary of Extreme Lives. To summarise the episode,…

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— 6 months ago
#documentary  #extreme lives  #issues  #men  #national geographic  #self-esteem  #weight  #women 
Better Off!

As a middle-class black person, attending University after matric was pretty much not optional. It’s just ”the thing” to do. There’s no way you’re going to take a gap year.. for who?? With what money?? And there’s no way you were going to stay at home and…

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— 7 months ago
Mind the (education) Gap!

Varsity College, Pietermaritzburg recently hosted an educators’ conference whose theme was “Mind the (education) gap!” Being a recent graduate, I could easily relate to the topic as it was not so long ago that I found myself overwhelmed by the huge leap…

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— 8 months ago