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Today on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff, of which I am Assistant Producer, we were debating whether or not your background bares any significance on the way your life pans out. I am… Continue reading

To lean in, there must be enough room

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has advised millions to ‘lean in’. It’s the only way to have your voice heard at the table. But many do not make it to the table because there… Continue reading

Life lessons on how to achieve when you put your mind to it

You may have heard of Tony Robbins. He’s a motivational speaker who proves you can control your mind to the point where you are able to walk on fire without burning your feet.  I took part in… Continue reading

It’s Not a Numbers Game: Wake-up, This Is Real

One image gripped a nation, touched consciences, and turned the tide of emotion surrounding the ‘migrant crisis’ overnight. The shocking image of a three-year-old boy’s body washed up on the shores of a… Continue reading

Train Ramblings: a poem

I am writing a poem, but where to begin? Start from the outside and work my way in? A head full of hair, golden brown, Strong eyes, small nose, full lips all my… Continue reading

How to crawl effectively

Vulnerability is sometimes viewed as a negative emotion. It reveals to us a side we cannot completely control; it exposes us to others. With competition high, we cannot afford to be or even… Continue reading

Stop in your tracks

Look at the picture above. Let’s say the stones are metaphorical of your inner emotions, desires, and dreams. Do you see the horizontal, wooden panels that resemble the steps of a ladder? The… Continue reading

Chemical Reaction: One Minute Read

The body experiences many chemical reactions. These are often called emotions. Anger is a common emotion. Sometimes we feel angry when somebody jumps the queue because it is a pure injustice. Sometimes we… Continue reading

Stargazing

If my neighbour peered out of her window right now, she would think I am crazy, But I am doing what one should experience at least once in one’s life; I am star-gazing.… Continue reading

The Joy in Journey

When walking in a forest, parts of the path are smooth. But some parts have rocks that cause us to stumble and fall. We endure cuts and grazes but while walking along the… Continue reading

What would you attempt to do if failure was not an option?

Tick tock on the clock. Two weeks until the deadline. A blank document awaits 5000 words; a pile of books filled with thoughts are waiting to be opened, analysed and critiqued; and the… Continue reading

The Roots of Success

When we plant a seed, the sky provides water and light, thus the flower grows and provides aesthetic beauty for us humans and pollen for the bees.  If we did not have flowers,… Continue reading

A Room of One’s Own

‘A Room of One’s Own’ is a famous book by writer and feminist Virginia Woolf in which she declares ‘A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is… Continue reading

I give myself to You.

To “justify the ways of God to me” like Milton; this I cannot do. because God is unknown to me how he is unknown to you. And if he is in your mind… Continue reading

Ask a soldier the meaning of ‘life’

Rather than using a dictionary to define the term ‘life,’ ask a soldier… You may wonder why I am telling you to do such a thing when you can simply define the term… Continue reading

The Spirit of the Past

The past is like a spirit that haunts us forever. Like Ben Okri describes in his “The Famished Road”, the past is like a spirit that ‘will make your life unbearable.’ This spirit… Continue reading