Words Should Build, Not Break

By Laura Walusimbi Growing up I heard this popular children’s rhyme too many times to count: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. I suppose the rhyme was meant to dissuade us from reacting negatively to name-calling. If someone attempted to beat you with a stick or threw a […]

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Happiness Is…

By Marie-Helena Mekolo Most people have the misconception that happy people are happy 24/7, seven days a week and 365 days a year. They’re forever cheerful, glowing and in your face. Well that is a clear lie! Being happy means seeing the positive in every situation. You have to train yourself in order to change […]

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Are You Protecting Your Heart?

Life experience teaches us a variety of lessons. Often we learn how to find our way by trial and error; both ours and of those around us. We learn how to maximize our strength while managing our weaknesses. For those who have faced trying times, those moments in life when you woke up believing you […]

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