Learn to love yourself

We’ve heard the infamous saying “love yourself first” before loving someone else. In essence, loving yourself has to do with your actions. It’s about consistently carrying out these actions that are aligned to your heart, gut and intuition. If you’re telling yourself that you’re learning to love yourself but you’re overworking, not sleeping and eating unhealthily, you’re lying to yourself.

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How to deal with regret

Regret is recognised as one of the most powerful emotions and it’s difficult to just forget and move on with your life. Additionally, when you don’t deal with it, it can be extremely paralysing. Regret brings about other emotions such as fear, anger and even sadness. It even has the ability to interject its destructive presence into the happiest of moments.

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Tips on Social Media etiquette

Social media has become one of our best friends in the past year. Since we’ve been sitting at home, with rarely any contact with others, social media has kept us in contact with friends and family, and the rest of the world. Most of us use sites like Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter several times a day, and it’s become second nature that we may not even realise the do’s and don’ts of social media etiquette.

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How to make money during the pandemic

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! And life sure gave us all the lemons in the world since 2020. Finances have been a struggle for many South Africans ever since we entered a hard lockdown towards the end of March 2020. It’s also difficult to believe that we are now on Day 313 of lockdown – time flies when you’re… sitting at home?

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If you’ve lost a loved one…

Grief is an unwanted journey one has to go on after the loss of a loved one. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with emotions as you work through the phases of grief, so it’s important to remember to care for yourself. The finality of death can cause your body to go into shock and numbness, especially when it’s someone whose presence in your life may have never wavered.

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How to succeed in 2021

After the year that was, I’m sure everyone is thrilled that it’s a new year with new chances. If you did not accomplish what you set out to do in the beginning of 2020, it’s okay! Productivity and accomplishments looked a lot different last year, and it probably may seem the same for this year as we’re still on ‘lockdown’ with limited meetings with friends and family.

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