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The building of self-esteem & the journey to joy

Abusive relationships are not only extremely toxic; they have the tendency to be completely breakdown the simplest of emotional coping-mechanisms of the victim. However, once you’ve seen the back of battery (physical or otherwise) the start of a new life can feel empowering. You’re on your own. You are in control. You’re safe.

But often […]

Do you know where Valentine’s Day comes from?

February has been always been known as the month of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine’s Day celebrations. But just who is this St. Valentine? Why is this month associated with love and romance?

Every year, the fourteenth day of the month of February has millions across the world presenting their loved ones with candy, flowers, chocolates and other lovely […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Blog, Stories|0 Comments

New Year, New Start, what will you do in 2015?

The New Year brings with it renewed energy and inspiration for change. Did you make any new year’s resolutions? With resolutions come feelings of reflection as we look back on the year, giving thanks for what we have and also the sense to give back, pay it forward and to help others. Let’s face it, […]

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM FOR NO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN #16days

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign encourages all South Africans to cease the violence against women and children for 16 days, with a view to creating a permanent, non-violent society for women and children.

The campaign runs from 25 November 2014 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence […]

What is Social Media Abuse & Cyber Bullying?

Social networking actually existed before Twitter and Facebook. Online communities began building in the late 1990s and it wasn’t until around 2005 when social networking exploded with MySpace, Facebook and later Twitter. Although these online social communities have many positive attributes, there is one major negative attribute that all these sites have in common: Social networking […]

LifeLine Pietermaritzburg

LifeLine Pietermaritzburg Running of Talk Circles
The talk circles in LifeLine Pietermaritzburg started in Msinga which is a 100% rural and very cultural community in KZN. To negotiate entry to the community the process started with requesting meetings with Izinduna and the chief in the community. The aim of the meetings was to request […]

By |June 23rd, 2014|Stories|0 Comments