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Joie de vivre: Rediscovering and reposit...

I recently read an article that truly changed my life. The most mind and heart-blowing thing the author mentioned was: “You are joy. You are joy itself. Causeless, reasonless, careless joy”.  Three years ago, I would have struggled with this phenomenon – is this person saying that joy is a human state of being? What […]

My thoughts – “The People vs Patriarchy…

I finally watched the documentary film titled ‘The People vs Patriarchy’ courtesy of Brownsense. A friend of mine told me about this film and I was convinced I needed to watch it. It has to be one of the best documentaries in my 2018 radar as it beautifully captures dialogues around patriarchy.   Patriarchy is defined as: ˈpeɪtrɪɑːki/ […]

See things as they are, not as you are…

In the spirit of women’s month, a few days ago, the women of South Africa took to the streets, partaking in a shutdown march. The march sent a strong message to the nation, that ‘no more violence, enough was enough’. We witnessed various social media tags saying “#MyBodyIsNotYourCrimeScene” Women rights movements have heightened in recent […]

Hold my hand sister…

My two friends and I often echo the expression “hold my hand sister”.This is like a code only the three of us get. We use it when life surprises us with profound experiences. We use it when we engage in stimulating conversations and one of us drops a nugget of wisdom. We even use it, […]

We the people!

A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend an Immigration Seminar (just in case you are wondering- lol, no I don’t want to immigrate- just curiosity got me there!) anyway, I arrived thinking it will be a small seminar room. Boom, I enter, it was one of those massive conference rooms in the hotel, packed […]

 
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