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What Does Freedom Mean To You?

To celebrate Freedom Day, we asked our some of our learners what freedom means to them. Here are their responses… Hout Bay After School Care “You can do anything you want by making your own decisions” – Tinotenda, 14 “The ability to make your own career choices” – Luther,15 “Freedom allows me the chance to be myself” – Esha,15 “I am free to live

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Onwards and Upwards with Madiba

2016 has been an incredible year in many respects: there have been promising peaks and plenty of depressing valleys, heartwarming highs and challenging lows, but after everything the year has thrown at us we can all still say this: we are still here! And, more importantly, we are still here together. No matter what 2017 may bring, no matter what victories or hardships lie just beyond

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Who will you feed: the Wolf of Love, or the Wolf of Hate?

Can Buddha’s brain give us any insight to help empower South Africa’s youth? In Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom (2014), Dr. Rick Hanson explores the contemplative practices of Buddhism through the lens of modern psychology and neuroscience to answer two questions: “What brain states underlie the mental states of happiness, love, and wisdom?” and “How can you use your mind to

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