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Did You Know? COVID vaccine myths busted!
a week ago
It has been over 3 weeks since I got my first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The procedure was fast and painless! The only reason I waited at the vaccine station was the 15 minutes I had to wait so they could see my reaction to the vaccine. The nurse who administered the dose…
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Did You Know? We all learn differently
2 weeks ago
Did you know that there are different ways of learning? Taking a bit of time to understand something doesn’t mean you are dumb because other people understood it faster than you. It just means maybe your way of learning is different and you may need to figure out a way that works for you. Take…
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Did You Know? Reading is Important
3 weeks ago
If you’re anything like me, a good book is like a cup of warm soup on a cold, winter's day – satisfying to your soul! Reading is definitely beneficial, in 2021 when we are bombarded with TV shows, information on YouTube, and many others, we neglect reading. But why is reading so important? Let’s find…
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Did You Know? What the Five Stages of Grief Are
4 weeks ago
We’ve all heard of grief, we’ve all experienced it to some extent in our lives. However, were you aware that grieving not only applies to mourning for the ones who died, but also to, let’s say, we can grieve a friend who betrayed us or a partner that cheated on us. We can go through…
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Did You Know? In-Demand Job Skills in SA
a month ago
Youth unemployment in South Africa is sitting at a staggering 59.5% and the Covid-19 pandemic has made the job market even thinner. There are various reasons that contribute to youth unemployment, including population increase, a lack of experience, inappropriate ways of searching for a job, and a lack of career guidance in schools. Not having…
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Did You Know? Why People Yawn
a month ago
Everybody yawns, including animals. However, no one knows for sure why people and animals do this. Yawning is a human and animal behaviour that medical practitioners have been observing for years but it is still poorly understood. What is yawning exactly? It is an involuntary reflex that involves opening the jaw, breathing in deeply and…
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Did you know… the history of the Olympics?
2 months ago
With the world in shambles and everyone in panic mode, we need something to celebrate. One thing we can celebrate is the Olympic Games held in Tokyo. Well, some countries are celebrating more than the others. My lovely rainbow nation is definitely one of the ‘others’, but that is beside the point. The point is:…
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Did You Know? SA’s constitution is the most respected in the world
2 months ago
“Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika.” This is the opening line of South Africa’s national anthem. It means, “Lord bless Africa.” The national anthem is sung in four different languages, which is part of the reason why South Africa is nicknamed the “rainbow nation.” However, does the country protect all its citizens? Did you know that our constitution…