Anxiety, the invisible monster Part 2 – Naming and shaming

Today, let’s name our anxiety monster. Mine is Alyssa. It is named after a geeky game warrior who led a rebellion and saved her people - so, a good guy. Try to picture your monster. Maybe it looks like Toby Allen’s representation from the last article. Maybe it looks like a little rainbow unicorn that [...]

Anxiety, the invisible monster – Part 1. The symptoms

Anxiety. It could manifest itself as social anxiety, general anxiety, simple shakes or damaging panic attacks. Most our anxiety may be caused by other people or exam results. It is an invisible monster that we hide from the world and often from ourselves. "P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you [...]

Thoughts Of A Girl

Gender Inequality. It takes place in many situations. It is experienced daily throughout the world, from the workplace to the streets, but we fail to notice that it also exists within our very own homes. You see, that’s where it all begins. I was raised in a conservative Indian family so I’ve seen years of [...]

Focus On: Re-Imagined Learning Centre

The Re-imagined Learning Centre is a school that believes in the traditional African saying: “It takes a community to raise a child”. It was founded by Che’vanni Davids, Cheree Springfield and Nkululeko Phakati in 2016. The initial intention of the founders was to start a home schooling initiative for a group of kids who had a [...]

The Economics of settling

Contrary to popular belief, settling down is not the act of marrying someone you’ve always dreamt of. It is not the excitement and the feeling of accomplishment you have after you attain your dream job or house for that matter. Settling is when you give up the good fight and decide that enough is enough [...]

Google it: Taxes & Personal Finance

This series was inspired by videos ironically found on the internet. These clips often complained about the irrelevance of the school curriculum. They throw tons of criticism at the requirement to learn topics like Pythagoras theorem, photosynthesis or Australopithecus's facts. It is clear that the internet is harbouring a cynical youth disinterested in acquiring knowledge well; [...]

Google it: Taxes & Personal Finance

This series was inspired by videos ironically found on the internet. These clips often complained about the irrelevance of the school curriculum. They throw tons of criticism at the requirement to learn topics like Pythagoras theorem, photosynthesis or Australopithecus's facts. It is clear that the internet is harbouring a cynical youth disinterested in acquiring knowledge well; [...]