We Don’t Have To Slit our Wrists – Creativity
Feb09

We Don’t Have To Slit our Wrists – Creativity

By: Kgabo Chuene Haven’t had trouble writing in a while but the past two weeks have been an uphill climb. This might be because I met a crazy boy who messed with my emotions, but I think the real reason is because I got such awesome feedback from my last two posts and now I’m feeling the pressure to not slow down and to not drop the standard. It’s crazy, like you’d think I should be at peace and celebrating. Elizabeth Gilbert in her...

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5 Things I’m Continually Learning In My 20s

By: Yethu Mtshali It’s been a week into 2014 and I think I’ve read just about every inspirational blog in the aim of getting myself ready for the year ahead. Bored by the clichés, I decided to go back to what has kept me going for a few months now. “20 Things I should have known at 20” is a column I meditate every now and then to assess my progress. It also serves as a reminder of how much I still need to work on in my personal and...

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How Are You Evolving Your Mind? Words. Books. Read. Write.

By: Maude Ndhlovu We all at times find ourselves browsing through newspapers, magazines and the most popular search engine Google. All in the name of staying up to date or maybe gathering of information – but nothing beats the BOOKS; from school books right through to past time reading pleasures. Reading has always been associated with certain stigmas like book-worm & nerd – so much for not judging a book by its cover....

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Why You Shouldn’t Write A Blog Post If You Don’t Feel Like It
Dec04

Why You Shouldn’t Write A Blog Post If You Don’t Feel Like It

By: Sandy Nene I often get asked by fellow bloggers ‘is it ok to go a week or two without writing any blog posts on my blog?’ – well, it’s your blog after all. You can do or say whatever you want. You should be the first one who’s happy with whatever it is that you decide to do on your blog. Here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t write a blog post if you don’t feel like it: You need a break...

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3 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Blog Other Than Spending Too Much Time On Social Media
Nov21

3 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Blog Other Than Spending Too Much Time On Social Media

By: Sandy Nene I’m one of those people who have always been guilty of spending more time on social media than I did on my blogs, yes you read right ‘blogs’. Anyways, this is not about me telling you how many blogs I own, it’s about me helping some of you who spend too much time on social media and you end up neglecting your blog. I know how addictive Twitter is and how you just want to spend a day drooling on...

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5 Questions With 5 South African Influential Bloggers
Nov07

5 Questions With 5 South African Influential Bloggers

By: Sandy Nene There are many South African bloggers who have built a great name for themselves, with a great following and intriguing blog posts. I thought I should chat to some of the country’s most respected bloggers. Of course your blog can’t be ranking high on google if you’ve only been blogging for a few months, it takes courage and hard work for you and your blog to be recognised and if blogging is your true...

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