SHE’d been at school just one day. Just one day, when I heard Elsie say something unpleasant. Something that she would never say in a million years and something that I’d never ever heard her utter before.
IT’S not very often I’m brought to tears by a campaign. Or moved by a video. But as soon as I watched this short film, I sobbed. And I’m not one little bit ashamed to admit it.
TRUTHFULLY, hand on heart, do you? Or do you secretly envy other women or perhaps even despise them because they have something which you do not. Because you view their lives as being better than yours. Or because you view them as being better than you. Celebrating. Praising. Supporting. Loving. When it comes to other women, do you do these things? And if you do them a bit, or at
IT’S great to see how more and more women are not only entering the working world, but also getting in the driving seat. The situation has really been helped by the fact car dealerships are shifting their purchase experience away from a complex, male-dominated environment, to a more transparent and diverse customer base.
I CAN remember the days when I actually used to looked forward to my period arriving. (Kind of.) Back in my youth and in my twenties, when babies were not even on the bottom of a future ‘to do’ list. When being a mum wasn’t even on the agenda and I didn’t even know if I ever wanted it to be. “Thank goodness for that!” I would often silently exclaim
“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”—
“The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive.
“You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity. Such knowledge is a true gift, for all that it is painfully won, and it has been worth more than any qualification I ever earned.”—
WOMEN get an incredibly tough deal, in this world, at times. So it makes sense for us to stick together right? We all know this (or most of us do) yet how many of us can say we do this? Like really? How many of us can say, “sure, I know how to be a good sister!” I mean, honestly, can you? From a young age, we are taught that