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Did You Know? The Importance of Safe Sex
6 days ago
From a young age, young girls are burdened with the idea that if they have sex they will get pregnant, they are taught to always remember, ‘Books before Boys Because Boys Bring Babies”, – the seven Bs. For some, this is the only sex education they will ever get from home. Traditionally, boys are encouraged…
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Did You Know? How Cellphones Were Invented
2 weeks ago
I remember in 2005, I had to walk to the nearest payphone box just to call a friend. I had no cellphone. Cellphones weren’t easily accessible back then. Today, we have cellphones and can instantly get hold of anyone around the world, if not through calls, then through text and social media. But how did…
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Did You Know? Exercise can be fun!
3 weeks ago
We all know, and have been told more times than we can count, that exercise is good for our health. However, just because we know it doesn’t mean we’ll do it. There are many other things on people’s mind, like work, school and our personal lives, so sometimes our health takes a backseat because there…
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How to make money from YouTube
10 hours ago
“Hello and welcome to my YouTube channel!” is a phrase we’ve all gotten acquainted with over last few years. YouTube is a free online platform that helps you watch videos. You can also create your own video content and upload it to share with others. A YouTube channel is a space where you upload your…
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How to remember your dreams
a week ago
So, you had this dream that woke you up midnight and you couldn’t wait to tell your family when everyone woke up in the morning. But now it’s the morning and you can’t seem to recall anything, how is this possible when it was all so vivid at 1am? If this is you, then this…
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How to grow your hair using rice water
2 weeks ago
I have very thin hair, due to overuse of a flat iron. I’ve been trying for years to grow it. I recently found a study that showed using rice water actually helps with the thickening of your hair and hair growth. Women in Asia have used rice water as a hair treatment for centuries, and…
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How to effectively work from home
3 weeks ago
Are you one of those people who was all fired up when you heard that you’d be working from home, but now months later you’re feeling way too sluggish for your own good and you’re not as productive as you could be? I’ll admit that I sometimes find myself stuck here. Lockdown at first was…
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How to de-stress
4 weeks ago
We live in such a fast-paced world; everything is instant, whether it’s social media or the ever-changing world of technology. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, like everything is added pressure and there is no release. Stress does that to you, it corners you into this place of anxiousness, as if you are never going to…
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How to get rid of hiccups
a month ago
Nearly everyone has had hiccups at one time or another. Most hiccups go away on their own without you having to try any remedies. Nevertheless, they can be annoying and can put you in embarrassing situations as they can strike you at any time without warning. Especially if they occur while you are eating or…
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How to release your own music
a month ago
You have recorded a beautiful song and now you’re wondering how to get it out into the world. Look no further. Technology has made it easy to release music without the enormous cost of producing CDs. Did you know that you can now release music digitally and even monetise that process? A huge number of…
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How to spot fake friends
2 months ago
Don’t we all love to hate those people that come into our lives posing as friends but they turn around and speak ill of us? Wouldn’t you want to be able to spot these fake friends from a distance before you could tell them your darkest secrets? If your answer is yes, then this blog…
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What if it's toxic positivity?
5 days ago
"Stay positive." We’ve all been told this or said it to someone at some of the most challenging moments in life. It is meant, I think, to make the person facing a difficult time feel better and focus on anything other than the difficulty they’re facing. For the longest time, such phrases have bothered me,…
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Living with anxiety
2 weeks ago
Many of us have felt anxious at one point in our lives. Whether you’ve felt uneasy about an upcoming exam or were stressed about familial disputes – those of us who have experienced angst know how all-consuming and suffocating the feeling can be. Anxiety can be defined as a feeling of extreme apprehension or stress…
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#Date my family
3 weeks ago
Dating can be fun and adventurous but once it transpires into a committed relationship it starts to involve a lot of people. When we get into a relationship with someone we also get into a relationship with their friends and family. It is a package deal; you cannot get one without the other. Unfortunately there…
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Critical Skills: Becoming a Digital Designer
23 hours ago
Are you creative and enjoy drawing or designing things? Or are you someone who spends time on the computer and enjoys online graphics? Have you thought about becoming a digital designer? You will combine your computer skills with your artistic side and create online designs and graphics in this line of work. South Africa has…
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Interview with nurse Noncedo Mxutu
6 days ago
As a nurse, Noncedo Mxutu is one of South Africa’s courageous frontline workers. She, like many other nurses, was fearful at first of the risk and challenges of the pandemic, as she says, “I’ve learnt that being a nurse is way more than caring for someone else but being a hero risking your life to…
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Critical Skills: Our Nursing Heroes
2 weeks ago
Have you ever been worried about your health or the health of someone close to you? Or, are you someone who wants to help others when they are struggling? Nurses have always played a critical role in our society. Without them our hospitals and clinics would cease to function as they are our primary health-care…