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How to create a successful vlog
3 days ago
So, you’re full of ideas about different things and you want to share them with others. Perhaps you’re a whizz at creating fantastical hairstyles or you think you can help people learn to play the guitar or you’re brilliant in the kitchen and want to share your latest recipes… How about doing it through a…
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How to know if you're depressed
2 weeks ago
We all feel down at different times. But sometimes these sad feelings can develop into a depression that can make life feel impossible, and no matter how much you try, you can’t lift yourself out of these heavy feelings. Here are some symptoms of depression. If you suffer from any of these for more than…
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How to make ring donuts
2 weeks ago
I love a good donut and I wouldn’t say no if you offered me one. But I don’t always have money to buy them so I decided to learn how to make them. You can too, I’ll show you how! Here’s what you’ll need: A large bowl, a little bowl, a plastic bag, a cup,…
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Dear black people, we need to rethink our funerals
4 days ago
As a people who’ve been at the bottom of the food chain since Jan Van Riebeek and friends docked on our shores – it has been a struggle to get to the top. Maybe, because of this – or as a coping mechanism – we’ve developed habits that don’t help our struggle for economic empowerment.…
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Stay Nimble, Little Pod
a week ago
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I’m sure this is a question we’ve heard a million times. And I’m also sure that for most of us, the answers have changed many times from when we were five years old. There are some of us who knew at a tender age what…
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Sell me some witchcraft, please
2 weeks ago
I don’t know if I’m alone in this, but I’ve struggled to believe in things like witchcraft. I’ve had debates with myself. One voice said witchcraft isn’t real, and that if people got sick, for example, there was usually a good medical explanation for it. The other voice in my head kept asking: “How can…
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Coping with job rejections
5 days ago
You’ve worked on your CV and applied for a few jobs and you’ve had no response from anyone! This is a tough situation to deal with and it often leads to us thinking negatively about ourselves. There’s so much competition for jobs that it’s really hard to get one. It can be very difficult to…
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Solving conflict with a co-worker
3 weeks ago
Do you argue or feel angry with someone at work? We so often find ourselves in conflict with someone at work. We spend so much time with the people we work with that it’s almost inevitable that there will be conflict with a co-worker. The flip side of this is that we also can make…
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Managing difficulties at home so that they don't affect your job
a month ago
You get an emergency call from home. You need to leave work urgently. Or your child is sick or your grandmother needs to get to the hospital. Perhaps you have other long term issues at home that interfere with your work life in various ways. The list of the issues that we have at home…