“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds” - Bob Marley
Dorothy: [To her dog Toto, having just landed in Oz] "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas any more" Do your resolutions always seem to fall by the way side? Have you even stopped bothering with making any big commitments to change or growth? If you only make 1 resolution... I overhead a guy declared that … Continue reading The Saboteur Vortex
Via my @imGoddess twitter account I post empowering, uplifting and occasionally funny quotes by women for women; so I am tagged sometimes tagged on similar tweets posted by other women. A couple of weeks ago I was tagged on a tweet saying: “The monthly visitor, if nothing else, proves that God and Eve exist, and The … Continue reading Is womanhood a curse?
Friday the 13th marked a major milestone for me. I got a make-up lesson from a professional make-up artist, Treasure nyembezi. This may not seem like a big deal to you, but for me it was a huge step towards “reclaiming my muchness”. When I was young I hero worshipped my uncle, Malome Tshepo. I … Continue reading Liberation by Eyeshadow
The Hatter put his hands on his hips; his gaze was accusing. "You're not the same as you were before," he said. You were much more... muchier... you've lost your muchness," he finished, nodding as if that made perfect sense. "My muchness?" He crouched and poked her in the stomach with his finger. "In there," … Continue reading Reclaim Your Muchness
About a decade ago I got my first tattoo. As expected, my most pressing concern was the pain. The tattoo artist assured me that it was unlikely to be as painful as I imagined. As he started he casually advised me to remember to breathe, to avoid fainting. Apparently many people, in response to the … Continue reading Goddess Upgrade #10 : Breathe
A few weeks ago I was at the gym, warming up on the rowing machine. Within minutes I was battling; burning thighs, aching shoulders and unstable knees. Based on my performance I deduced that it would take another 3 minutes to get to my 1000m target. I doubted that I could last that long. Having … Continue reading Appreciation: The New Gratitude