Things I know now that I’m 25

2015-07-27 12:22

'Will I get married and have kids?' Paballo Molahlehi reminisces about the 'rocking 20s' and contemplates life after 25.

No-nonsense politician tells tabloid reporter to "f--- off" for asking her about her weight

2015-07-22 16:56

British politician, and our new hero, swore at a UK tabloid journalist after he asked how much she weighs.

How to make new friends

2015-07-13 14:00

Making new friends can be the start of the greatest adventures. But where and how can we start a friendship?

12 things we don’t do or say often enough

2015-07-08 13:51

Do these 12 things to bring a bit of sunshine into any day. Go and try them - you won’t be sorry.

Betrayal is the greatest eye-opener

2015-07-06 16:39

Saffiya Ismail puts betrayal into perspective, as painful as it may be.

Why does crying make us feel better?

2015-06-19 13:57

Why do we cry? When do we cry? What happens in our bodies when we cry? And why on earth does it make us feel better?

This Ramadan I plan to better myself

2015-06-19 13:06

Saffiya Ismail shares how she plans on improving different facets of her character while fasting this month.

Am I not black enough for you?

2015-06-15 09:45

Paballo Molahlehi discusses why black people should stop racially policing each other.

I lost my lover, friend and better half

2015-06-08 10:17

This courageous reader shares how losing her husband has affected her, and how she copes.

Feeling sick? It may be mind over matter

2015-05-26 09:46

Your mental health hugely affects your physical well being. A human behavioural expert shows us how to win in both aspects.


The future is not set

2015-07-23 09:08

Despite the fact the we live in a world full of cruelty, mayhem and ignorance, Lili Radloff chooses to look on the brighter side of things.

Rapists, monsters, and Bill Cosby

2015-07-17 12:27

Laura Shortridge examines why it's so much more important to teach "don't rape" than "don't get raped".

10 winter pick-me-ups for less than R100

2015-07-10 14:29

Feeling a bit down? Here are some instant pick-me-ups that will cost you less than R100.

Women and girls are mad about soccer too

2015-07-08 12:21

Gail Odgers observes that there are far more female soccer geeks than we think, and they are on the increase. They need to be recognised.

"I don't need a rainbow to support equality"

2015-06-30 13:12

With America finally allowing gay marriage across the country, everyone is changing their profile pictures in support. Pamela Simpson wonders if this is real support or another Facebook trend.

That man who murdered nine people in America? I know him.

2015-06-19 13:36

In light of the Charleston massacre, Laura Shortridge finds the hatred and attitude of the murderer too familiar. Here's why.

Why are we so hard on millenials?

2015-06-15 17:24

As we commemorate the Soweto uprising of 1976, Louise Ferreira observes that the youth of today constantly have to prove themselves.

This woman fought hard for her freedom, and won

2015-06-08 11:39

Juanita van Zyl finds inspiration in a courageous woman who found freedom beyond disability and its restrictions.

Why can’t we just face our demons?

2015-06-03 09:14

We all have problems, but why is it that some people are more than willing to face theirs than others? This reader tries to figure it out.

You know what should bother you more than false accusations of racism? Racism.

2015-05-22 10:39

Why is it so many people are more concerned about the possibility of someone being falsely accused of racism than about racism itself?

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