If you are reading this, you are likely someone who values information that can help you change things about yourself and your life.Read More
“When Janie asked me to write an article about the magazines that have always inspired us and Enliven, I thought ‘Ah, easiest article ever... done!’ But feeling creatively bland and knowing what this space means to me, I just couldn’t seem to marry the two or bring myself to publish anything... ”Read More
Join me as I explore The meaning of melancholy and discover a profound, yet simple way to feel happy—now. But first, a poem...Read More
“JUST BE CONFIDENT!” IT'S THE FIRST PIECE OF ADVICE ANYONE WILL GIVE YOU IF YOU'RE ABOUT TO GIVE A PRESENTATION OR SPEECH; GO ON A FIRST DATE, OR IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION. AFTER ALL, CONFIDENCE IS SAID TO ATTRACT GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD VIBES AND OVERALL GOOD FORTUNE...
Conflict is inevitable. We all have our own ideas and the fact that we don’t all agree with each other should actually be a good thing – it can lead to great new solutions. Yet the way we act in a disagreement actually intensifies conflict. Things can escalate quickly and before you know it feelings and voices are sky high.Read More
“Deep Listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person. You can call it ‘compassionate listening’. You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty their heart. You listen not for the purpose of judging, criticizing or analyzing. You listen only to help the other person to express himself and find some relief from his suffering.”
— THICH NHAT HANH*Read More
Delving deeper into our creativity theme for this month, we took some time to catch up with one of our favourite Cape Town creatives, Jesse ede. His 'out-of-this-world' work has been showcased at highly esteemed galleries and sought-after exhibition spaces from Cape Town, Miami and beyond. He is currently represented by the well-respected guild group. We listen eagerly as Jesse shares his perspective on balancing honest, hard work with play.Read More