Melissa The Creative

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Category Archives: Career Path

A ladies-only launch at the Taj Cape Town

She marvelled at the timing of the Voices Club launch, “I think we’re so ripe and ready for this,” and encouraged us girls to pursue whatever we want to accomplish.

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

What A Woman Can Be She Must Be

Why do we experience restlessness? Exploring self-actualisation and the desire to be all that we can be.

December 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fake It ‘Til You Become It

There’s an old proverb that goes, As a man thinketh, so is he, which basically means you are what you think. Packaged a different way, Change your thoughts, change your … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Importance Of Being Yourself

I don’t think there’s a single person anywhere who has ever not wanted to be like someone else at least once in their lifetime. We grow up being asked the … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

I Don’t Even Own A Cat

When I was in grade 4, at the tender age of 9, our class had a substitute teacher in one day. We had a writing assignment on dreams and while … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 6 Comments

Day Dreaming For Beginners

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. –  Oscar Wilde … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 6 Comments

5 Lies They Tell You In High School

  The 5 Lies They Tell You In High School   “Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

When You’re Too Busy To Be Awesome.

My year started with some (constructive) criticism from my husband. My clothes had been standing in neat folded piles in a corner for 3 days (I was busy organizing my … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 15 Comments

How To Fail A Polygraph Without Taking One (repost)

(this is a repost from August that I had previously deleted The Good Girl’s Guide to Power For the past week I’ve been writing and rewriting this post. It seems … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

How NOT To Start A Fashion Label

Poverty isn’t romantic. When I left my job, exactly 4 months and 23 days ago, I left with a lot of optimism. I was taking my life into my own … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 3 Comments