Over 4 billion years ago, scientists say the earth was a ball of burning gas spinning through space. Super-heated gases could escape into space at first. However, as the planet cooled, gravity held the gases together to form the early atmosphere. It took millions of years for the first masses of land to appear after […]Read more "A trip to the Cradle of Humankind in Johannesburg"
Poverty, I’ll never forget how you made me feel. You made me feel trapped, You made me feel limited, You made me feel cut off from the world, You made me feel desperate. You put me at the mercy of others, You made me feel disempowered. You made me feel ugly, You made me […]Read more "How poverty made me feel"
Girl, the world has tried to define you, but it missed your essence completely. It then tried to break you because it couldn’t understand you. Let me tell you who you are. You are human, and your existence is valid. You’re not a mistake. You fill a space and time that no other can fill. […]Read more "Dear 21-year-old me"
Every decade has its own set of happy moments and challenges, and as you near your 30s, not only will you feel excited about starting a new chapter of your life, but you’ll feel some sadness as you wave goodbye to one of the most epic decade of your life, your 20s, while being appreciative […]Read more "25 things you’ll experience about life after 25"
A significant milestone of adulthood is getting your first job. Whether you’re a graduate or a professional undergoing a career change, your entrance into a job will be through an internship. Internships give you valuable work experience, an opportunity to build networks in your chosen field and growth as a professional. Here are 25 […]Read more "25 things you’ll learn about internships by 25"
Have you ever laid in bed with a bad flu alone in your apartment and wished that your mom or dad could drive you to the doctor and care for you like they did when you were little? Or have you looked at yourself in the mirror and wondered how you accumulated excess body fat […]Read more "25 things you’ll learn about health and wellness by 25"
The topic of religion is quite the touchy one in the social world as it sheds light on people’s intrinsic beliefs on how they see the world and the foundation on which they build their lives. When we’re young, we adhere to the beliefs of our families and community, usually not out of choice, but […]Read more "25 things you’ll learn about religion by 25"