The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

What do you think of ballet? Classical music, tights, pink tutus, and old-fashioned stories about swans? But any great art form is ever-changing and absorbs cultural changes around it; ballet is no exception.   Art is an opportunity to comment and inform people on trending topics. And the Joburg Ballet Company is doing just this. … More The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

Inside An Anxious Mind

I wanted to write about it sooner, but I couldn’t. Admitting that I suffer from anxiety is not something I like doing. I’ve always been considered as a strong, independent woman. And by saying I suffer from anxiety out loud, makes me question this strength and independence.   Despite these feelings, I know it’s okay … More Inside An Anxious Mind

Tikmasjien-hart

Jy is meer as ‘n herinnering in my tikmasjien-hart. Jy is oomblikke om te onthou; ‘n gedagte wat brand. Dit is hoekom ek graag jóu wil teken met my woorde en helder inkleur met rym en metafore. En om jou vas te vang op papier is hoe ek jou vashou, sodat elke saam-lag styf en … More Tikmasjien-hart

When A Hero

When a hero falls from grace, all the fairy tales are exposed. Tears become your make-up and silence is your words. But you were an anchor in this life that is the storm.   When a hero says goodbye, the greatest pain is uncovered. You question your tomorrow and out loud the heavens cry. But … More When A Hero

Moving Forward

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley   When confronted with problems, we tend to obsessively analyse the problem. Especially if you suffer from anxiety. You keep thinking of something that went wrong and you forget … More Moving Forward

A focused 2018

Last year taught me about the wonder of giving. I was reminded that if you want to change the world for the better, you have to change yourself first; to be the change. But what about the things I can’t change?   Being the controlling person that I am, it has always been difficult to … More A focused 2018