Valentine’s Day Verses the Single Woman
Feb08

Valentine’s Day Verses the Single Woman

Valentine’s Day is nearly here. How do you feel? Let’s face it – you’re probably not liking this time of year. At the end of the day, Valentine’s Day and the single woman are not best friends, right?  It’s all about couples loving up each other. And who do you have to shower love gifts on you? Your mind is probably working overtime thinking about couples having fun, celebrating. While you’ll...

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8 Fashion Blunders to Avoid
Jan28

8 Fashion Blunders to Avoid

Sometimes you end up making a number of fashion blunders that could have been avoided. Below is a list of blunders which you can laugh at or keep in mind. Or both at the same time, to avoid in the future.   Showing off too much You must have heard the saying “Anything in excess is poison”. Same applies to your clothes. If you are showing off too much, it doesn’t make you look sexy. This is considered as one of the major fashion...

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How to Avoid Family Frustration This Christmas
Dec22

How to Avoid Family Frustration This Christmas

Are you up for some family frustration this Christmas? Or is it a silly question? Maybe so. But consider this… A melting pot of family members with grumpy, miserable, cynical, impatient and hard to please personalities is sharing the same space. Seated around the Christmas table is a mixture of young and old. Your mum cooked up a Christmas feast. She invited family who hasn’t seen or spoken to each other for months. Or even throughout...

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Internet Dating: My Dates From Hell
Dec03

Internet Dating: My Dates From Hell

You’re tired of being single. What’s the best way to meet a man? Is internet dating the answer? Let’s face it. Life is busy. You haven’t got much time to go out socialising. You’re working or running a business. And you have other commitments eating into your time. How are you supposed to meet him? Looking for love on the internet is tempting. It’s easy. You don’t have to leave the comfort of your home. There are lots of...

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7 Ways to Kick Start Low Self-Esteem Into Gear
Nov19

7 Ways to Kick Start Low Self-Esteem Into Gear

Low self-esteem doesn’t care if you’re beautiful, rich, poor, have a fantastic job or a thriving business. Maybe you’re all that and more. Yet, you see yourself as rubbish or not good enough. Why? Because you lack self-worth. And your self-esteem is so, so low. Self esteem starts when you’re young. It’s shaped by the way your parents and others close to you, treated you. Your brothers, sisters, peers and teachers all play their part....

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3 Toxic Relationships That Can Damage Your Health
Sep03

3 Toxic Relationships That Can Damage Your Health

Have you been in a relationship that started sweet, but ended sour? I’m sure you’ll agree that not all relationships are good for you. In fact, toxic relationships should come with a health warning. They can have a negative impact on you and damage your mental or physical health. Let’s look at the birth of a relationship. Man meets woman and they fall in love… ” ‘It’s a thin line between love and hate.’B...

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How to Beat Morning Mood Stealers and Start Your Day Happy
Jul16

How to Beat Morning Mood Stealers and Start Your Day Happy

Do you wake up with a smile on your face looking forward to the day ahead? Or do you dislike mornings? Maybe you wish you could fast forward to lunch time or some other part of the day. If you’re bright and cheerful in the morning, congratulations. But, if that’s not the best time of the day for you, you’ll need to deal with morning mood stealers. There could be a number of reasons why you don’t feel your best...

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5 Healthy Foods to Beat Stress
May29

5 Healthy Foods to Beat Stress

Life with all its challenges brings stress. But, one of the biggest causes is living with an abusive partner. The atmosphere in your home is probably so tense, you could cut it with a knife. Or maybe you have to be extra careful what you say or do. So, you end up creeping around, afraid of upsetting them. Living in that type of controlled environment will breed anxiety and worry. You’re not free to be yourself. When I was...

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Child Abuse: My Story
May21

Child Abuse: My Story

This story is from a lady who wishes to be anonymous. She is sharing her story to help others who suffered sexual, emotional, mental and physical child abuse. It’s time to break the silence about abuse in its many forms, so healing can take place. At the early age of five I knew there was something wrong, but my inner spirit told me to hold on. My father was emotionally, physically and mentally abusing my mother, myself, my two...

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My Healing From Domestic Abuse Started when I Decided to Call it as Such
May14

My Healing From Domestic Abuse Started when I Decided to Call it as Such

Healing from Domestic Abuse: Finding the Strength in What Remains Dear all, this heading is very similar to that of the first chapter of my soon to be published memoir. There is the cover and on it you see a glowing face right? I sure look sublime and even this morning, after a regular checkup, my doctor complimented my weight. Uh huh, a 76 kg down from a round 115 kg five years ago. Wow! It’s been one freaking journey of...

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