Maintain a happier attitude towards chronic illness

2015-08-27 14:36

Remain in happiness, peace and love because being chronically ill does not mean the end of a beautiful life.

The most evil item on your plate

2015-08-27 08:52

Should life really be sweet? Lili Radloff talks ‘healthy’ food.

Is there a better way to tell someone that their loved one is gone?

2015-08-13 14:19

We are never ready to hear that a loved one has passed on, no matter how the news is delivered.

‘I was ashamed of my mother’

2015-08-11 09:59

Avid blogger Tanya-Lee shares her story on how she regrets not making amends with her mother, despite her mother's awful behaviour.

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?


11-year-old girl lives longer than doctors predicted

2015-08-27 12:29

Doctors said little Bennemie had a possible life expectancy of 3 years. Her mother shares the story of how she proves them wrong.

Women earn 15% less than men and it’s unconstitutional

2015-08-21 09:00

The gender gap is prevalent for South African women, as sexism remains a challenge in the workplace.

The Sowetan's ‘Gays can join the ANC Women's League’ is ignorant and disrespectful

2015-08-12 12:17

Louise Ferreira responds to the terrible gaffe made by The Sowetan on Monday.

Charity is not free

2015-08-03 11:39

Being charitable is not as simple as it seems but there are some principals to help you decide if you are doing it for the right reasons.

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.

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