My six most notable lessons from the year 2016

It started off on a bad note. With the passing of my father. Everything else took a hard knock after that occurred. On the other hand, it showed a lot of promise -- and deliver on those promises it did. Albeit briefly. 2016 has been quite interesting. I have met amazing people, had fun with …

The reason(s) I am not a millionaire yet

I might be exaggerating a little (but it's necessary). So, I recently rekindled my habit of running -- after a long time of inactivity. After a few days of being back at it, I found myself enjoying myself more than I have ever. And no, jogging sessions are not necessarily the reason I am not …

I cherish conversations with people with brilliant minds and beautiful hearts

What started off as an exchange about empathy being a key to winning in life turned into a deep discussion on the importance of telling ourselves the truth. Even if it's difficult to swallow. The whole point of self introspecting, of course, is to admit things you'd rather not in front of other people. I …

How I built a personal brand at a PEP store

To some extent, I love the expression, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade". This is because I did exactly that when I got the opportunity to work in a clothing shop called PEP in Johannesburg a few years ago. I landed the job after my attempt to study for a diploma in media and …

The expiry of my website domain taught me to never be romantic

Of course not, I am not at all against the tender treatment of your partner. Romance -- the "Uyiswidi lami lomkhumhlane" (get someone to translate that for you) sort of romance -- is an awesome thing. Arguably the best thing that can ever happen to a person. If I am honest, though, I truly suck …