I recently participated in a creative exercise called “My Monster, My Pet”, where we had to create a monster that could ideally turn into a pet. After creating this monster, we had to give a short explanation of its character and special features. The emphasis of this exercise was more on the creative mind and […]Read more "Art Therapy Exercise: When Your Monster Becomes Your Pet"
Apart from it taking a village to raise a child, it takes an involved mother and father to mold a child into the best human being possible. For decades, science and society has placed a special focus on motherhood when it comes to raising a child, but in recent years, studies have shown that fatherhood […]Read more "The Importance of a Father in Parenting"
After a year of working as a freelancer in South Africa, here are the pros and cons I experienced: 1). Pro I believe that freelancing is feasible when the economy is doing great and companies can afford to outsource work. Con When financial difficulty strikes, freelancers are the first to be let go of by […]Read more "Pros and Cons of Freelancing"
Marriage has been highly esteemed in society as the end-goal to serious relationships and a safe and structured setting for raising children, aside from the traditional aspect of it as a means of wealth, status quo and social security. But the trend with the millennial generation of couples is pursuing committed long-term relationships without marriage. […]Read more "A Long-Term Committed Relationship without Marriage? Yay or Nay?"
The Cradle of Humankind, located in Johannesburg, South Africa, is not only a paleo-anthropological site but is also one of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It was declared a world heritage site in 1999 for its rich contribution to the understanding of human history as it is home to Australopithecine specimens dating back more […]Read more "A Visit to Maropeng at the Cradle of Humankind in South Africa"
Life is filled with good and tough times. As much as we’d like to be happy all the time, experiencing the good and having things go our way, certain situations that are difficult to deal with come with the life experience. Be it a break-up with a partner or a friend, a failure, job loss […]Read more "How to Cope During Tough Times"
The choice to have children is a major life changing decision that affects both you and your partner. Added to that, it’s a decision that requires the agreement and commitment of both parties in a relationship. So, what happens when your partner decides that they would rather remain childless? According to psychologists, honest communication is […]Read more "What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Want Kids"