#BodyGoals: A Holistic Look At Women’s Health by Taffy Dube

Good morning fam   Today’s blog post rounds off our theme for the month which has been Mental Health and Sisterhood. Taffy shares her personal experience with becoming healthier physically as well as mentally and emotionally, and why this is…

The Honeymoon Phase by Swazi

Swazi is a returning contributor to our blogsite. She penned the piece, Diary of a Young Married Woman in May this year which resonated with a number of women. We’re glad to have her share her experiences in marriage after a…

How To Find A Mentor (And It’s Not What You Think) by Sonia Dube

Hey fam   I know, it's been forever since I shared here. I've enjoyed the powerful stories that every day people have willingly shared on this platform lately, and taking in lessons from their amazing experiences. And honestly, life has…

Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

There’s always been something unsettling about how we were taught about prayer. During the early days of our spiritual formation, we were bombarded with how prayer was a way of talking to God, because if we didn’t, then God would…

Our Reality vs The Perceptions: Busting Myths About black African women

Have you ever found yourself as a black African woman (bAw) seriously smh-ing because of the assumptions made about you just based on your gender and race, or both?   Maybe you’re tasked with putting together the best Hip Hop…

What Running Has Taught Me About Life by Sarah Nyengerai

  My running ‘learning journey’ started more than four years ago. I call it a learning journey because I have learnt and gained a lot from this hobby/experience. It was in 2014, as I was getting ready for a Victoria…

Keeping Your Head In The Game Throughout 2018

  If you do a quick scroll through Facebook or Instagram at the beginning of January you see the good intentions many of us have when a New Year approaches. We’re so excited to have another opportunity to do things…

How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 1: Reflection

  Hi bAw family!   The New Year is LITERALLY around the corner. Can you believe it??! I feel like I blinked and 11 months swooshed by. It’s crazy how life can happen to you sometimes which is why I…

You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

  Growing up, I had no real concept of what depression or any kind of mental disorder was. I began having some understanding when I started to have panic attacks when I was 18 and in my final year of…

Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

  Imagine driving down a quiet suburb, with beautiful scenery, on a Sunday afternoon and then suddenly you are confronted by a couple of assailants; they smash your window, demand that you get out of your car with a gun…

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