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Tue
04
Jul

Surviving a breakup

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When a relationship comes to an end, it is often very difficult to go out and face the world again. Here are some practical tips to help you get along.

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Mon
05
Jun

The Real Deal

The real deal

Too many couples are disillusioned when their relationship goes up in smoke. Nobody enters a long-term relationship with the hope that it ends, do they? Sadly, most of the time the relationship ends because of the same reason: The man hoped the girl would stay the same (she didn’t) and the girl thought the guy would change (he didn’t).

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Mon
15
May

Winds of Change

Time of change

Since the public outcry after the Nkandla scandal, the public has become intolerant of corruption, political scandals and misappropriation of funds. South Africans decided that they have had enough and decided to do something about it. Seeing as the political route is a lengthy one and we will have to wait for future elections to see possible positive change, a coup will do great damage, and our president refuses to step down. The people of South Africa took to the streets of its capital city on the 12th of April 2017.

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Thu
12
Jan

Should love leave scars?

Love hurts

Over the holiday my friend boasted love bites on his neck. Being in a new relationship, we teased him and his new partner about the hickeys. They blushed and we laughed. I joked that we will know when the relationship has gone to ‘the next level’ when there are no more visible hickeys to joke about.

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Mon
05
Dec

To trust and love - or not to…

Finding love hurts

Love has left a lot of people feeling hurt. For some of those who have dared to dream, to trust and to love it has ended up in break-ups, divorce, a mess, a disillusion and feelings of hurt and sadness. Sometimes even repetitively.

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Wed
26
Oct

How firm is your….(Grip)?

Why is a firm handshake necessary

It’s interesting what attracts people. There are a number of things that attracts colleagues, friends, bosses or lovers on a personal and business level to others... and perhaps you would like to smarten up on what may or not be losing you that great opportunity on a personal or work level.

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Wed
19
Oct

5 Tips to save on groceries

Grocery shopping tips and tricks

5 Tips to save on your Grocery shopping

As our financial constraints are increasing and our cash is getting less, it is important that you start shopping smartly. Here are some tips that you may find practical and implementable to save you a rand or six when shopping.

  1. Start with the malls

Find cheaper malls (where you pay less for parking and without ‘luxury’ shops), avoiding the mall that has all your favourite shops and restaurants.

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Wed
29
Jun

Applying for a job? Update your CV

Writing a cv

There are many (unfortunately) unemployed people in our country and we all know how difficult it is to find a job. When applying for work, your first point of contact is most often your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter. For this article, we will focus on your CV, that vital first impression. Here are some tips to make yours stand out from the rest.

Excess

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Mon
13
Jun

16 Great Father's Day quotes

Fathers day quotes

Fatherhood is likely the most wonderful and strange adventure that most men will ever know. With Father’s day quickly approaching, let’s take a look at one half of the institution that got us all where we are today.

Of course not everyone is keen to start the journey, but as American psychiatrist and author Frank Pittman put it: “The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the men.”

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Fri
03
Jun

If I were President

If i were president

At this stage we all feel ANYBODY can do a better job than our current no 1, and we all have very clear ideas of what we would do differently. If I was to become president, these are the things I would do….

I would give back the universities and further education institutions their autonomy which they lost on 24 May 2016. Essentially, if the minister ‘thinks’ the university is not transforming fast enough the university can be placed under government control. Bye-bye free thinking. Hello, totalitarian state…

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