The Kasi Dream

People have always been singing endless praises about Cape Town. The first time I went there was on a school trip. We drove around and there was this weirdness about it. How can one group of people live in so much luxury, while others are fighting for mere survival? I am a girl from the township, and I have always known that there was a better life outside of what I had known.

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Boost your self-esteem!

Self-esteem has everything to do with the opinion you have about yourself and your abilities. You can experience highs, lows or somewhere in-between. Everyone has doubts about themselves and some people are brave enough to talk about them, which can also help others. However, sometimes, a low self-esteem can leave you feeling insecure and unmotivated.

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“Get a life!”, they said

As young people we are told to go to school, get an education so we can get a life, build something for ourselves and those around us. These words tend to leave a lot of young people under pressure, because some more than others are stunned by what getting a life looks like. It would seem that society has a certain standard of what getting a life should look like for those in their 20s or 30s.

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How to lose R1000: A mask era

I am sharing my experience as open awareness especially for the youth in rural communities where wearing a mask is still treated like a rumour. It’s real! We are so far gone into the pandemic that a time where we lived without a mask is a fantasy. It is hard to imagine a life without one even with the vaccines having arrived in South Africa.

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Four ways to become more adaptable to change

The world can appear to be a very scary and complicated place at times, especially considering the constant changes that have been happening as of recent. Many people aren’t afraid of big changes, and that’s completely okay, but there are many of us who are actively seeing these changes take place and we’re constantly wondering, ‘will I fit in?’

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