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How to diet cost effectively
18 hours ago
We spend hours online, looking for a diet that will help us shed off that “tire” around our waist. But before we can even get started, we hit speedbumps that put us off. Most of these diets have ingredients we’ve never heard of, with ridiculous prices. And we suddenly feel as if this “dieting thing”…
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How to maximise your gains when working out
a week ago
The festive season is over and perhaps you've over-indulged on those Christmas yummies and feel like it’s time to get back in shape. For many of us - me included - during December exercising takes a back seat but then January hits with its New Year's resolutions and we feel it's time to get in…
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How to make Christmas crackers?
a month ago
It’s that time of year again, a time for gifts, wrappings and bright and fun decorations. We thought you could do with some decorations-cum-fun treats that won’t bite too hard at your pocket. Christmas crackers can be used both as decoration and treats for the whole family. They are easy and you can make them…
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Black Love
7 days ago
I didn’t understand the term ‘black love’ when I first heard it. I thought to myself ‘love is love, why must there be black love.’ I then discovered there was even a series called Black Love. I genuinely did not understand what producer, business mogul Oprah Winfrey was trying to achieve by her television production,…
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Is that your baby?
2 weeks ago
So I dropped my girlfriend at the clinic not so long ago; our eight-month old baby girl was due for another vaccination. At the clinic we decided that she go in while I waited in the car. Two hours later she walked out. I gave her a thumbs-up, inquiring if she was all done and…
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December
a month ago
December, unlike the other months of the year (including one’s own birthday month), is a month that requires a process that many of us dread doing: reflecting. It is in this month that people come together with their friends and family and celebrate the successes they reached throughout the year; celebrate the fact that they…
Work-Wise
Set your goals and find a meaningful job
a week ago
The year has begun and things might have changed for you. Perhaps you have just received your matric results or your work contract came to an end in December? Now you need to find a new path. You want to find a job and, although you can get advice from family, friends and even the…
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Study for Free!
a month ago
Yes, it is possible to study for free. If you find that you’re having difficulty getting employment, or haven’t managed to get into a tertiary institution next year, you could do some free online courses in the meantime to upskill yourself at no cost. There are many online courses available on the internet but many…
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Why is it so difficult to find a job and what can you do about it?
2 months ago
Let’s be honest – it’s really hard to find a job. There aren’t enough jobs to go around and somehow we don’t feel prepared for those that are out there. Why is it like this? What has changed and, most importantly, what can you, the job hunter, do about it? Perhaps you’ve already done as…