Social media certainly gives the impression that we are all falling apart at the seams from isolation. And maybe that’s true, but for those who would rather that wasn’t the case, there a few simple and practical ways of ensuring that you don’t tumble down the rabbit hole during this quarantine. Timetabling and Making To-do… Continue reading Five Ways to Cope During Lockdown
Why Feminism is the losing ideology In the West today we think we've mastered Feminism. And it is true that certain aspects of Feminism are very clear cut and regularly discussed in our societies, such as equal pay, right to free speech and Freedom of movement. But the reality is that these are all manifestations… Continue reading Feminism: The wolf in Sheep’s clothing
International Women’s Day will soon be upon us so in honour of this thecoffeebrk will be featuring post regarding feminism and celebrating women over the whole month of March. The media and big organisations like to take this time to celebrate the great women who came before us and those that have paved the way… Continue reading Living as a Woman is a Triumph Worth Celebrating
There is a trend on social media for denouncing any relationship that doesn’t follow the one man, one woman, all sun and roses formula, or simply does not conform to what society, movies and TV deem to be healthy relationships. Love, like anything else, is a personal matter that really should only involve the participants… Continue reading Love is Not One-Dimensional
As we all know, Shakira and J-LO performed at the Super Bowl in the US on the 2nd of Feb much to everyone delight. And by many accounts,, it was an excellent performance. But in the wake of that performance, Shakira’s ululation during the show has been on the minds and lips of a lot… Continue reading Cultural Insensitivity Comes in More Colours than White
How many of us really stick to our New Year's Resolutions? And how many of us get stuck in a self-deprecating rut half way through? Time to change your thinking....