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Perfectly Imperfect

In a world of imperfection, striving for that flawless finish seems to waste a lot of energy. I know because I suffer from it regularly. I spent a significant part of my life trying to cover up my freckles, and I waste way too much time trying to hide my after-baby jelly-belly.

Superficial, shallow vanity aside, […]

By |November 9th, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Perfectly Imperfect

Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

“No more daydreams about Prince Charming. If you want something, you have to go after it yourself.” – Gala Darling, blogger and author of Radical Self Love.

Recently, Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon gave an inspiring speech while taking home awards from the Emmy’s. Watch it here if you haven’t seen it yet.

It was Witherspoon’s words […]

By |October 12th, 2017|1000 Words|Comments Off on Buck-up, Cinderella, and Choose Yourself

The Angel From My Nightmare – A Novel

PART 2 - Feminist author Sim Sibanda talks about finding value in herself regardless of what anyone else is saying, about writing as a passion project, and that her deep sense of belief in both the project and herself helped her succeed. Sim is set to just live her dream, aware of the fact that the sky has never been the limit.

By |December 3rd, 2015|1000 Words|Comments Off on The Angel From My Nightmare – A Novel

Fifty Shades of Excuse my French

This is not a book review. Neither is it a movie review. However, I would like to talk about my recent encounter with the hit novel (and more recently, the hit movie), Fifty Shades of Grey, by EL James.

I’m not being rude when I call it ‘Fifty Shades of Excuse My French’, I am merely quoting […]

By |February 16th, 2015|1000 Words, Past Life|Comments Off on Fifty Shades of Excuse my French

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.

How is it that some people seem to be able to find happiness in the face of adversity? How are they able to be positive, friendly and joyful even when they have been torn apart by tragedy, sadness and loss? How do they come through times that are so far from perfect we wonder how […]

By |December 19th, 2014|1000 Words|Comments Off on The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.