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LOUD WHISPERS: Prophecies And Common Sense

LOUD WHISPERS: Prophecies And Common Sense

At the end of the year or the beginning of a new one, there is usually a torrent of prophecies around the world.  Humanity has always expressed a desire to know what the future holds, either out of curiosity or a desire to prepare for the unknown. Every civilization we know of has included those […]

Tales from Rio

Tales from Rio

In some other countries of the world, a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about or celebrated. Not even silver is satisfactory sometimes, just remember that look on Russian athlete Yulia Efimova’s face as her arch-rival, Lilly King of the United States took the gold in 100m women’s breastroke swimming. […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Letting Go…Such A Hard Thing To Do

MAKING IT BETTER: Letting Go…Such A Hard Thing To Do

I have always thought and even prided myself in having the ability to travel through life as lightly and with as little baggage as possible. Let me qualify that statement by stating that I am speaking metaphorically. In real life I am the traveller from hell! My family, particularly my long suffering husband I’m sure […]

MAKING IT BETTER: How Chronic Pain affects you psychologically

MAKING IT BETTER: How Chronic Pain affects you psychologically

When pain lasts over a period of 6 months or beyond the usual time for recovery, it may take a psychological as well as physical toil. Chronic pain continues long after an initial cause or injury. Living with chronic pain means that you continue receiving signals from your nervous system (which is centre for most […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Mother Of The Year – The Angelina Option

LOUD WHISPERS: Mother Of The Year – The Angelina Option

A few days ago, I was in a conversation with a friend about the frightening levels of violence against women and girls across Africa. In Nigeria, the levels of abuse have reached such an unprecedented high that we should be clamouring for a state of emergency on the issue. Many times, people say that since […]

Headliners for #MySistersKeeper2016

Headliners for #MySistersKeeper2016

Our list of individuals and organizations who have signed up to participate in the #MySistersKeeper2016 #IWD2016 activities is endless but here are some of our Headliners