Karabo Jhamba

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Sowing dreams

I honestly did not know what to title this one. I saw someone tweet that ‘Tshimo ga e lengwe ka loleme’ and I was intrigued. Loosely transalted, it says, You do not plant or sow a field with your tongue. Yep, you actually do not. Talking about it will not cause anything to happen. Talking to the field will not make anything happen. So why do you think that talking about your dreams will make things magically happen for you? Without working ...
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A Woman’s worth

August is Women’s Month in South Africa. 9th August is celebrated as women’s day. A whole day to women. Real women, a real woman. That is something I have heard so many times. I think as a child I was so eager to please, so eager to be respectful, to hear the words ‘Ke ngwana wa ga mang?’ Be asked in a positive wow way rather than in a disapproving way. ‘O mosadi tota’! What does that even mean? What makes ...
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Not everyone likes you

My daughter said that to me and I felt so proud. I will admit though that I was slightly saddened by my then 4 year old’s observation. Until I remembered that I also don’t like everyone. (Don’t judge, you also don’t like everyone)   And that’s fine.   They also don’t have to like you. And you don’t have to like everyone too. That is why we are not overly friendly with everyone or we are just plain not friends with everyone.   ...
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3 Ways to boost your confidence

    Where would you be if you were confident? What would you do? What would you be doing? There is definately no doubt in my mind that you would be living the best version of your life if you were confident.   1.Don’t compare yourself to anyone else I know this is easier said than done. You have probably found yourself comparing your fine self to someone else without even knowing you are doing that. Comparing steals your ...