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How can you exercise every day?
Personal Training

How to Fit Daily Workouts into Your Life

“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” - Picabo Street We are often mistaken in thinking that our daily workouts need to include expensive trainers or the kind of equipment that are found in a gym. And of […]

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Written on 1 Jan 2022

7 minutes reading time
How can you exercise for cheap?
Personal Training

The Best Ways to Workout on a Budget

"A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning." - Pat Riley If you love the thought of exercise but don’t want to break the bank on gym memberships or gym equipment, you can workout on a budget.    These days, so many people are downloading fitness apps and doing a free workout program from […]

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Written on 1 Jan 2022

7 minutes reading time
Where can you learn Portuguese?
Portuguese

Tips for Visiting Lisbon Portugal for the First Time

“We travel to change not of place, but ideas.” - Hippolyte Taine Once you have already booked your tickets, the fun can truly begin. Planning a holiday can be almost as fun as the actual experience. If you plan to visit Lisbon, once you have your accommodation, car rental, and budget sorted out, then you […]

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Written on 28 Dec 2021

7 minutes reading time
What is there to do in Lisbon?
Portuguese

Plan Your Itinerary for Lisbon

Planning a holiday to Lisbon? A holiday to Lisbon offers opportunities to enjoy the Mediterranean climate, experience unique cuisine and visit wonderful historical and cultural sites. Lisbon, which has 545,733 inhabitants is a tourism mecca boasting nine tourists for each resident!  The popularity of Lisbon is not dwindling. Between 2010 and 2016 tourism grew from […]

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Written on 28 Dec 2021

7 minutes reading time
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Roller Skating

Outdoor vs Indoor Roller Skating

The pandemic has led to changes in many aspects of our lives. It appears to have nudged us towards rethinking many things, including how the simpler things bring the most pleasure. Roller skating, a hobby from the '80s, speaks of a time where things were simple. Now that lockdown rules have eased, will you go […]

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Written on 27 Dec 2021

6 minutes reading time

Learning Options for a Python Beginner

Continuous learning not only keeps our brains healthy and active, but it gets us out of our comfort zone and prepares us for the unexpected changes that life sometimes throw our way. The more you learn, the easier it becomes. We know learning makes you smarter, but it’ll also improve your chances of making exciting […]

14 Jan 20227 minutes reading time

World finance leaders finally take FinTech seriously

FinTech: What You Need to Know

Bitcoin initially operated under a cloud of suspicion and distrust it never meant to create and never anticipated earning. When Satoshi Nakamoto mined the first Bitcoin in 2009, thus establishing the world's first blockchain, the system was meant to be as open, secure and democratic as possible. Conducting financial transactions away from any established financial […]

30 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

Why Work in FinTech?

Here's a random, by-the-way admission: when my students ask me what the best career fields are; the ones that offer the most stability and security, I always tell them: "maintenance, medicine and academics." Food is also on my list of stable jobs. However, low pay, high turnover and abysmal working conditions make any work from […]

30 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

FinTech Courses

"What do you think of Bitcoin?" This is a question students from all over campus keep asking me. The frequency and diversity of the population asking that question - from freshmen to those working on their Masters' theses, tells me two things: people are wildly interested in cryptocurrencies and they are woefully underinformed about them. […]

30 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How can you learn dance routines online?

Learn Dance Routines Online

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” Oprah Winfrey The internet is almost as vast as the sea; did you know that 500 hours of YouTube video content is uploaded every minute. Much of this is content that is dedicated to dance choreography and […]

9 Dec 20216 minutes reading time

How do you create choreography?

How to Create Choreography of Your Own

“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful… This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking” - Agnes De Mille If you are an aspiring dancer, regardless of the type of dancing you want to do, it’s only a matter of time until […]

9 Dec 20216 minutes reading time

Which are the easiest dance routines?

Learn to Dance with Easy Dance Choreography

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” - Martha Graham Do you always feel a little shy when it comes to moving around a dancefloor? Are you glued to your seat because you don’t know the YMCA, Madison, or Macarena? Dance and […]

9 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How can you learn dance routines?

How to Learn Dance Steps Easily

“If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you’re hearing.” - Judith Jamison It takes skill to learn a dance routine. First, you will need to access your kinaesthetic memory to help you […]

9 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

girl standing infront of homework planner on blackboard

My Homework Planner: The Best Option for You

 “There is no possible way a student can learn everything mentioned in a class without reinforcement” - Lev Levine There is a reason why teachers insist on giving homework. Yet both parents and children tend to see homework as having more disadvantages than advantages. For one oftentimes homework ends up being just as much work […]

6 Sep 20217 minutes reading time

young girl writing

Do Your Homework Well and with Full Concentration

“The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” – Walt Disney Do you remember what doing school work during the Covid-19 lockdown period was like? You were working solely on your own with minimal help from your teacher or teachers. Working independently during the pandemic must have made you realise that working […]

3 Sep 20218 minutes reading time

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The Benefits of Taking Full Advantage of your Homework

“That is why you do homework. It’s important to have all your ducks in a row before you do something.” - Tim Davis Homework is an inescapable part of schooling. Can you avoid it? In a 2010 article by the Mail and Guardian, the issue of parents complaining about children getting too much homework in […]

3 Sep 20217 minutes reading time

teen using laptop to do homework

How to Do Homework to Benefit You

 “If you want to be proud of yourself, then do things in which you can take pride" – Karen Horney At school, under the watchful eye of the teacher, students are expected to complete the same work and put the same amount of effort into their work. In fact, if you need to draw a […]

3 Sep 20217 minutes reading time

How can you exercise every day?

How to Fit Daily Workouts into Your Life

“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” - Picabo Street We are often mistaken in thinking that our daily workouts need to include expensive trainers or the kind of equipment that are found in a gym. And of […]

1 Jan 20227 minutes reading time

How can you exercise for cheap?

The Best Ways to Workout on a Budget

"A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning." - Pat Riley If you love the thought of exercise but don’t want to break the bank on gym memberships or gym equipment, you can workout on a budget.    These days, so many people are downloading fitness apps and doing a free workout program from […]

1 Jan 20227 minutes reading time

How can you learn to box?

Learn to Box

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” - Mike Tyson Nobody wants to be punched in the face. However, we somehow enjoy when it happens to boxers. Boxing, you can tell, is a sport that requires you to use every single muscle in your body. It was the Olympic Games in […]

28 Dec 20216 minutes reading time

person standing against wall with a pair of white roller skates

Here’s Your Roller Skating How To

"The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break" - John Madden Can you imagine what would happen if a soccer game had no rules? There would be no penalties, players would not need to try hard, and there would probably be no winners or losers either. Do you […]

27 Dec 20216 minutes reading time

Where can you learn Portuguese?

Tips for Visiting Lisbon Portugal for the First Time

“We travel to change not of place, but ideas.” - Hippolyte Taine Once you have already booked your tickets, the fun can truly begin. Planning a holiday can be almost as fun as the actual experience. If you plan to visit Lisbon, once you have your accommodation, car rental, and budget sorted out, then you […]

28 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How much does it cost to stay in Lisbon?

Accommodation in Lisbon Portugal  

“By day Lisbon has a naive theatrical quality that enchants and captivates, but by night it is a fairy-tale city, descending over lighted terraces to the sea, like a woman in festive garments going down to meet her dark lover.” - Erich Maria Remarque, The Night in Lisbon If you have already booked your flights, […]

28 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How long should you spend in Lisbon?

A Lisbon Tourist Guide’s Ideal Itinerary

Tourism in Lisbon is probably the city’s leading industry. Thanks to its beautiful surroundings, historical landmarks and architecture, rich culture, beaches, climate, and affordable cost of living, it is one of Europe’s most attractive holiday destinations. Of course, there is much on the Lisbon things to do and see list, but if you don’t have […]

28 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

What is there to do in Lisbon?

Plan Your Itinerary for Lisbon

Planning a holiday to Lisbon? A holiday to Lisbon offers opportunities to enjoy the Mediterranean climate, experience unique cuisine and visit wonderful historical and cultural sites. Lisbon, which has 545,733 inhabitants is a tourism mecca boasting nine tourists for each resident!  The popularity of Lisbon is not dwindling. Between 2010 and 2016 tourism grew from […]

28 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How can you learn to write slam poetry?

Using Slam Poetry to Improve Your Rapping

Slam poetry and rap go together like milk and breakfast cereal. Mastering the art of slam poetry will help you to become a better rapper as it will lay the foundations of writing your own work and performing it in front of a live audience. The preparation for slam events will also help you grasp […]

24 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How do you become a better rapper?

Ways to Become a Better Rapper

Do you want to rap or make music for a living? You might have the talent, the passion and the vibe, but did you know that it took many artists decades before they landed that first record deal? Becoming a renowned artist takes a lot of dedication, grit and hard work. Most famous artists had […]

24 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How do you write rap lyrics?

Learn How to Write Rap Lyrics

Do you have a story to tell through rap music? Music has always been a way to express our thoughts, deliver social commentary or even just to let go of the feelings that could be bottled within us. Through a song you can find freedom and let the world know what an impact an experience […]

24 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

How can you learn to rap?

How to Become a Successful Rapper

Rap and Hip-Hop are continuing to grow in its global popularity and more frequently South African stars are making waves on the charts and in the media. Singers can work and practise on becoming better rappers, and visa-versa, but it’s important to realise that rapping is a completely different skill. Rappers also have a unique […]

24 Dec 20217 minutes reading time

You may have to explain budget restrictions to your company executives

What is Management Accounting?

"I want to become an accountant," you assert. Nobody will be surprised by your assertion. In fact, no one will show an expression of joy or enthusiasm (except for your parents of course). Many people think that there is nothing glamorous about being an accountant. "I want to become a management accountant!" is an assertion […]

25 Nov 20217 minutes reading time

Accountants have long since moved away from calculators!

A Day in the Life of a Financial Accountant

One word that is a nightmare for all: tax time. Every year,  a financial accountant steps in and considers the company's earnings and assets, gains and losses, and, of course, taxes. Since a business need not only be interested in the economical activities within a company just once a year, financial accountants may step in […]

25 Nov 20216 minutes reading time

Accountants have not used abaci for centuries!

The Difference Between Financial and Management Accounting

It seems like there is so much more to the field of accountancy than simply being an accountant. Once you are qualified, you can choose what type of accountant you would want to be. Accounting extends beyond the confines of what you learn in your high school classroom which is always all about debits and […]

18 Nov 20216 minutes reading time

most accountants now use computer programs rather than hand entries

Management Accounting vs Financial Accounting

Ask matric students what they would be studying after they complete school and you are bound to hear the response "Accounting" several times over. You, like so many others, may shrug at how boring this field of study sounds. Truth be told the idea of having to continuously deal with numerical facts and figures may […]

17 Nov 20216 minutes reading time

student highlighting lines in textbook

15 Exam Tips for Students

“Quality is never an accident, it is always the result of an effort of intelligence.” - John Ruskin Albert Einstein once said that one should not think of studying as a chore, but view it rather as a wonderful opportunity to learn. This is then to way to approach study and not as an activity […]

15 Nov 20219 minutes reading time

teen creating study planner

How to Craft a Study Planner and Stick To It

“If you want to be productive, you need to become master of your minutes.” - Crystal Paine To shine – really achieve and stand out – you have got to dig deep! There’s only so much gold on the earth’s surface, right! The rest is hidden far deeper and requires a whole lot of blood, […]

5 Nov 20217 minutes reading time

anxious student holding head in hands

The 10 Best Ways to Cope with Test Anxiety

 “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” – Walter Anderson Anxiety is an emotion that affects many people and can take various forms. Very often individuals feel overwhelmed and believe that they are not coping with whatever demands are placed on their time, abilities and resources. The feeling can impact on you when you are alone, […]

4 Nov 20218 minutes reading time

student studying and highlighting text

How to Improve Memory and Concentration When Studying

“The more often you share what you’ve learned, the stronger that information will become in your memory” – Steve Brunkhorst What was that? The exam is tomorrow? Oh no! I don’t recall receiving any notification! Forgetting important things and the general sense of being forgetful doesn’t mean that you are demented or have Alzheimer’s disease. […]

1 Nov 20217 minutes reading time