Moments of Mourning by Mpumz
April 4, 2019

The Need To Belong

I’ve always struggled with being accepted, growing up it meant a lot for me to be a part of a clique or a part of a formidable group of friends. I was a chubby kid with close to no self-confidence and so for me, being a part of a group meant less attention on myself

April 2, 2019

Respect Isn’t Always Earned

What you say and do to the next person, whether the behaviour is justified or not, says a mouthful about you as a person. Respect doesn’t necessarily have to be earned. I’d like to draw your attention to a rather important aspect of our human existence right across the spectrum. It seems as though the

March 29, 2019

Sabotaging Self Sabotage

I’m learning to be a good friend to myself. I know it sounds corny but if I’m stuck with me for the rest of my life, I might as well learn to be kind to myself. I value and recommend self discovery. It’s a beautiful journey, and like any journey, it has both highs and

March 27, 2019

Know Your Rights

South Africans recently celebrated our very own Human Rights Day 🎉 This day was set to commemorate the Sharpvile Massacre and to celebrate our heroes who fearlessly fought for the rights we ever so badly brag about now 🇿🇦 Having said that, my question to you is a very simple one… Okay, it’s not that

March 20, 2019

Caster Semenya: the right to compete

Let it be expressly known that this piece is my (very strong) personal opinion on the ongoing case between the IAAF vs Caster Semenya in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). And that opinion is that this case is discriminatory. For those who are unfamiliar with the story, here’s the gist of it. During