School of Life

The first thing that stood out to me when I walked into Quality Growth International’s offices was a note on the wall with the words ‘Did you learn anything today?’ on it and everyday since, I’ve made sure that I learn at least one thing from my work. It isn’t always a choice here, we’re … More School of Life

Grey Areas

I’m not about to claim that I am Grey’s Anatomy’s biggest fan but it’s definitely a thing for me. On Cristina’s last episode in season 10, not only did I cry myself a river, I wrote myself a letter. I promised myself that I would be THAT woman. The second time I watched that episode … More Grey Areas

Judas Kiss

Ask anyone what they’re idea of the ultimate betrayal is to them you’ll hear one or more of the following answers: Lying, stealing, infidelity, disloyalty, treachery, being sold out; just basic perfidy. These are all terrible things, the hurt that comes with being betrayed is arguably worse than some physical pain. When someone inflicts this … More Judas Kiss

Let’s Get Mental

My previous medical aid company sent out pop corn promo packs once with a sticker written “pop the stigma of mental illness” on it. The word play was smart, and strong I think. It hit it’s mark. The topic of depression is becoming less of a taboo with awareness raised around the issue after a … More Let’s Get Mental

Leaders Are Born

This is an Image of my father with his grandchildren. “Rutang bana ditaola, le seke la ya le tšona Badimong.” He was teaching them how to run a successful farm. He narrates his stories of growing up in utter poverty and he says he made a conscious decision to cut the vein of poverty himself … More Leaders Are Born