Even though Youth Day has passed for 2016, I thought it would still be fitting to share 10 interesting facts that I have learned to know over the years about the Soweto Uprising which occurred on June 16, 1976.
Bursting with colour, fragrance and culture, Istanbul is an ancient city with a young vibe. Being the only city in the world to span across two continents (Asia and Europe), it exudes old charm contrasted with a modern and trendy feel. Separated by the Bosphoruous Strait into the Asian side and the European side, Istanbul (previously known as Constantinople) has a rich and interesting history.
What is life without love, smiles and cherished moments? Do we take time to reflect, appreciate and be thankful for all that we have? Magical Moments certainly understands this need as well as the need to create joy by simple and meaningful gestures to amazing young, innocent children. Here is the story of Ilana Friedman and Magical Moments.
What started out as a soul identifying journey on what her purpose in life may be, Ilana definitely received the higher energies’ blessings very soon after embarking on her path. Initially, she started by visiting less fortunate children in Eldorado Park, South of Johannesburg. She would take the children treats and spend time together with the children.
We often create perceptions that something is too difficult. So often I have heard “I cannot run, it is impossible for me achieve”. How can something you haven’t tried be impossible? Simply put, we all need some form of physical activity to maintain good health and a balanced lifestyle. Give it a shot, I assure you that it is worth it.
While going to gym is beneficial to so many people, I realised that going to gym was not working for me. I felt the need to be outdoors, taking in the fresh air as opposed to an air conditioned gym filled with sweaty people, queues and the germs off course. I call it the gym and germ syndrome!
Don Miguel Ruiz writes in his famous book, the Four Agreements, 4 simple yet powerful ways in which we can free ourselves from ways we create limitations for ourselves. For me personally, the Four Agreements helped me reflect and further to that, helped me create more positivity and awareness in my daily actions. The Four Agreements focuses on four simple qualities that we should all consciously inculcate into our daily lives. Agreement 1 – Be impeccable with your word Simply put, you should keep to your word. If you make a commitment then you should live up to that commitment. So often, we say “yes” to please, or we say “yes” to conform and we flake later. The first agreement also discusses the power of […]