The It, The I, and The Judge walk into a bar…

The founding father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, wrote an essay in the 1920s where he hypothesized that the human personality can be divided into three separate but interconnected facets; the id, the ego, and the super-ego. Each has it's part to play in making you who you are, and it's quite fascinating to read how… Continue reading The It, The I, and The Judge walk into a bar…

The Rat Race

We are all so conformed by this way of life. Always racing through life... From the moment we open our eyes each day, we race to get the kids ready for school, we race to get to work, we race to get 10 days of work done in 1 day, we race to take the… Continue reading The Rat Race

Teacher vs Mother

Motherhood Of all the things I aspire to become and all the things I have already achieved... motherhood is my absolute favourite! I believe in being there for my children and spending time with them! Surely I experience moments when they drive me to the point of insanity... which mother does not? But I love… Continue reading Teacher vs Mother

Social Media Escapism

Illustration by Steve Cutts - go check him out.Steve Cutts Blog You've probably heard before about the unhealthy attachment we've all developed with our mobile phones, but how seriously have you considered the effect it has on daily life? We're continually checking our email, our app notifications (god knows there's so bloody many), and we… Continue reading Social Media Escapism

Die pad na self respek

Self respek... Die verleidelike vraag steek so nou en dan in my kop vas. Dit is so maklik om in die strik te trap. Dis n konstante herinnering van my verlede en al my mislukkings. Dit is n lokval! Self twyfel... jy kom soos n dief in die nag en betrap my altyd ontkant. Jy… Continue reading Die pad na self respek

You are not in control

After many hours of reading and audiobooks, I finally started getting a handle on why I feel so out of control in my mind and life. It's because I genuinely am. It's challenging to keep track of all the information provided in these books, so I started mind-mapping the concepts. Not only did this help… Continue reading You are not in control