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WIN with JC Le Roux!!

Let’s celebrate every moment big or small with JC Le Roux. The NEW 250ml JC Le Roux cans have been curated to give you more choice, more sparkle, and more reasons to celebrate. Whether it’s a cozy night in with friends or a spontaneous dance party in your living room, snap a pic or video […]

Embracing Active Citizenship and Celebrating Motherhood: Shaping the Future of Our Rainbow Nation

As May approaches, it heralds the month of elections in South Africa and the celebration of Mother’s Day. As a South African woman married outside of my race, I stand at the intersection of diverse cultures and histories, embodying the rainbow nation that Nelson Mandela envisioned. Our children, born from this union, are the living […]

Embracing Reflection Amid Religious Observances

As I reflect on the transition from March to April, I’m struck by the mosaic of religious observances that surround us, each offering profound opportunities for introspection and renewal. Personally, March marked the culmination of Lent, a period of deep reflection leading up to the pivotal event of Christ’s death and resurrection—a cornerstone of my […]


A few years back, I read Eckhart Tolle’s book, “The Power of Now”. If you haven’t read it, here’s a one-line summary: living in the present moment can be truly transformative. Instead of dwelling on the past or anxiously anticipating the future, I began living a little more in the present. It hasn’t been easy, […]

How to Use Conditioner Properly

Washing your hair might seem pretty straightforward, but not knowing how to use conditioner is one of the most common hair care mistakes you can make, according to hairstylists. Isn’t conditioner sort of self-explanatory? Well, not really, seeing as multiple top stylists from across the country cite improper conditioning as the biggest hair care no-no […]

Rise Up Series: Laura Wagner Meyer

In a world filled with challenges and obstacles, my story is one that I hope will resonate with young millennials and anyone facing adversity. I was born with a neural tube defect that affects the spine, and from the very beginning, the odds were stacked against me. Doctors gave me just 48 hours to live. […]

10 Things to Let into Your Life in Your 20s

No other time in your life is going to be quite like your twenties. It’s that wonderful time right after your teenage years where you’re finally an adult and think you’ve got everything all figured out, until you get to the middle of your twenties and realize you’re still trying to get the hang of […]


What a start to the year! I don’t know about you, but I’m starting February grateful, and full of renewed fire – all thanks to so many of you that chose to join me in ‘Starting Strong’. Together, we took 21 small steps and days toward a better, brighter life. Of course, it wasn’t all […]

20 Weight Loss Motivation Quotes That’ll Empower You to Keep Going

Despite what media may lead you to believe, happiness can’t be achieved through numbers on the scale. Feeling good about yourself is so much more important than striving for a certain body type — especially when that body type simply isn’t obtainable. Rather than a too-small pair of jeans or a fashion model in a […]

Unlock the Wonder of Kiehl’s

rubies, Kiehl’s is thrilled to embark on a journey with you to “Unlock the Wonder of Kiehl’s” – a celebration of 171 years of formulating gentle yet effective skincare products.   Their mission since 1851 has been unwavering: to provide you with innovative, paraben-free formulas that nourish your skin while staying committed to cutting-edge ingredients […]