5 savings tips for women in their twenties

Your twenties are an exciting time, as you wrap up your studies, embark on your career and perhaps even start a family. But as a woman, it is especially important that you begin saving and investing towards your future now, especially in today’s tough economic times. Citadel Advisory Partner Anelisa Mti says that with the Read More

Finding the elusive work-life balance

How do you find a balanced life when you’re overloaded with work? How do you switch off work when you’re away from the office? The answers to these very common questions are elusive. It’s never an easy thing. But once you do find this balance you’ll find enormous benefits: more enjoyment of life and better Read More

Towards a fulfilled, joyous and happy life

International motivator Brett Shuttleworth’s 10 take-aways will expedite your growth and journey towards a fulfilled, joyous and happy life. These tips are easy to apply and integrate into your day: Knowledge is power – When you wake up, read or listen to motivational material even if it is for only 20 minutes each morning. There’s Read More

Mastering the art of an effective to-do list

Are you an avid list-maker or do you prefer to go with the flow, having a rough idea of what needs to be done in your head? List-making has more benefits than most people know and if you learn to do it right, this practice can make you healthier, happier, calmer and possibly even better-off Read More

Keep your skin looking young with these foods

Here are some anti-ageing foods – that you may want to consider adding to your eating plan – for younger-looking skin. Nutrient rich foods Foods that naturally provide your body with minerals and vitamins are great for your skin. Be sure to enjoy and sample the wide variety of fruits and vegetables that are available Read More

Legal Talk: Can I breastfeed my child at work?

Yes. Find out more about breastfeeding and the law in this article. Many women work during pregnancy and many return to work while they are still breastfeeding. However, some women think that they need to give up their work in order to breastfeed their children. Others find it difficult to find a space to breastfeed Read More

Young and not as healthy as we think

Young women between 18 and 30 years of age are generally thought to be in good health. However, research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that young women are becoming more disposed to various lifestyle diseases and illnesses. Why is this happening? It could be because many young women have fallen for the myths that they Read More

Women: change your reality if you want to lead

South Africa has a lot to be proud of when it comes to the equality of the genders. A recent study put the country in the top 10 in the world when it comes to the number of women in leadership positions But, according to Nicola Middleton, founder of global pioneering company GodBrands, simply looking at the Read More

Set powerful deadlines

If you are working great without deadlines and goals, then by all means, keep going. But if you are struggling to push a project forward (or a learning project like language lessons), then you might try a self-imposed deadline, says Leo Babauta, an author, vegan and minimalist. Here are some things that work for Babauta Read More

Female entrepreneurship… in a remarkable way

Gauteng Women in Insurance welcomed members to its first event of the year, at Hollard’s Villa Arcadia, with Hollard Insure as the main sponsor. Guest speaker, Nonhlanhla Joye, shared a story that lifted spirits and inspired hearts as members heard how cancer, plastic bags and pesky chickens led this humble entrepreneur to a solution that Read More