Entries by Sophia

What would you do if you had one year to live?

It may be a tad morbid talking about death, but it is a reality that we cannot escape. There is so much unease talking about it. And it has become one of the last social taboos – certainly not a topic to discuss in social settings, you may think. So it can sometimes become easy […]

The Return of Love Happy Body

Back on a November night in 2014, I had a dream. It was so vivid and clear that I remembered the words, “Love Happy Body.” I knew that I would go on to create something from the name Love Happy Body. The plan was to create a lifestyle and wellness brand that would focus on the […]

Calling In “The One”: Getting Started

Getting the call I have previously read books on finding love. This was when I initially decided to write a book on love after a long-term relationship ended and I did not know what I wanted to do with myself. I knew that the book I would eventually write would not be the typical “how […]

Skipping Christmas

What do you think about Christmas?     There is one annual anniversary each year, celebrated in hundreds of countries that for some evokes excitement; whilst for others it evokes dread. There is one anniversary, celebrated each year that will evoke excitement for some, like young children; and for others, dread. Can you guess what […]

Is the office making you fat?

  Offices! I sure have spent a lot of my working life being in one. This began when I was a student working as a data entry analyst whilst on a semester break from University. Even then, I found it to be interesting in terms of the dynamics, including the different characters. My mum once […]

Would you rather win the lottery or be financially free?

  It’s a first for me to write an article on money. Maybe this has been because it is usually classified as one of the taboo topics to openly talk about in the social sphere. But then again, I am the person who most recently birthed a movement called ‘The Age of Honesty’. And, isn’t […]

“I used to think I was ugly”

Like probably many of you, I saw the recent video of singer Pink winning an award at the VMA awards and sharing an intimate story about her daughter. Her daughter had told her how she looked like a boy and felt ugly. I loved the sweet manner in which she shared with both her daughter […]

Why is that Life Coach Shouting at Me?

I got officially into the world of self-development back in 2012. Two years prior to that, I started my own journey into getting to know myself again. Skip forward three years, and I was learning to love myself, again. So my five year anniversary is fast approaching, to celebrate when I started to share with […]

Know thyself – Part 1

In order to know where it is that you want to go, you first have to understand who you are.   So who am I? Image from BigStock You are a person who plays different roles in your everyday life. With each of these roles also come responsibilities. This may be in your personal relationships […]