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

[caption id="attachment_2674" align="aligncenter" width="510"] Photo Cred: Shape online[/caption] 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...

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The Honeymoon Phase by Swazi

[caption id="attachment_2607" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Etsy Online[/caption] 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...

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

[caption id="attachment_2557" align="aligncenter" width="399"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] 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...

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Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

[caption id="attachment_2540" align="alignnone" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] 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,...

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

[caption id="attachment_2320" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Cred: Natural Hairstyles Tumblr[/caption] 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...

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What Running Has Taught Me About Life by Sarah Nyengerai

[caption id="attachment_2282" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Stay Glam online[/caption]   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...

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Keeping Your Head In The Game Throughout 2018

[caption id="attachment_2218" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Vie Active Online[/caption]   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...

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How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 1: Reflection

[caption id="attachment_2028" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo Cred: Berveley Shiller Tumblr[/caption]   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...

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You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_1894" align="alignnone" width="499"] Photo Cred: Inspiration DE Online[/caption]   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...

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Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

[caption id="attachment_1859" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Bloglovin' Online[/caption]   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...

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