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1/ Leafy Greens New research has suggested that if you want to boost your mental health, eating raw fruit and vegetables could be more beneficial than cooked, canned and processed options. 2/ Wholegrains Whole grains help to maintain blood sugar which keeps you satiated for much longer and stabilises your mood. 3/ Yoghurt Another food source that needs to be added into your grocery list is yoghurt. Researchers suggest that probiotic bacteria found in yoghurt...

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1. Write every day. A daily writing habit is thing number one because it is that important. Move your story forward by even a few words every single day, and you’ll be surprised by what happens. Or maybe not, since what will happen is that you’ll write a book. Twyla Tharp’s The Creative Habit is a great guide to help you create your daily writing habit. 2. Read like a writer. Stephen King says in his book On Writing that if...

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Write for Us startupAFRICA offers two types of writing opportunities as described below. Content Submissions We are currently accepting reader content submissions. It’s a great way to get your name in front of a community of African men and women working in the field of business.  You can submit an original article [not more than 600 words] for possible publication to this email address: cue@startupafrica.co.za Weekly Contributors startupAFRICA is currently looking for ongoing contributors.  If you can...

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South Africans looking to assist individuals and families of Alexandra Township (Alex) to improve their lives can now ‘Sponsor a Child’ through Rays of Hope, a non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Johannesburg. The initiative aims to help raise much-needed funds for the beneficiaries of social outreach programmes that Rays of Hope facilitates, based on three key pillars of support – education, orphaned and vulnerable children, and work-readiness. “Many of the people in Alex endure awful...

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Recession, economic uncertainty, political upheaval – these factors, among many others, are playing havoc with retail stability and longevity around the world. In the United Kingdom, well known brands such as House of Fraser and Orla Kiely have either gone into administration or closed down. Edgars may shut the doors of its landmark store in the centre of Johannesburg in an attempt to revive the ailing brand, and Nine West and Mango have closed their...

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Traveling is exciting yet overwhelming sometimes, especially if you’re preparing for a business trip. It gets even more complicated if you’re a businesswoman who wants to look professional when you get to the meeting or other events. This doesn’t have to be the case. Put your frustrations aside, because in this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at some packing tips every businesswoman should follow to make their lives easier. Balance Style with the Basics...

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Bill Gates: He is the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, the world largest software company. Dropped out of Harvard to focus on building Microsoft. According to Forbes magazine, Bill Gates has held the position of the world richest man for thirteen consecutive years and he not showing a sign of letting go that position. “To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” – Bill Gates “We were young, but we had good advice...

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Compliments of the new season! I have just returned from a much-needed festive break and I was able to recuperate from what felt like a very challenging and fast-paced 2018. The break was fantastic, however, some time in the midst of my break, my phone decided to start giving me problems. I really am the kind of person who spends a lot of time on their phone, whether on social media checking in on what...

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In the world of business, no matter what company you run or which role you have in a business, there are certain ‘rules’ that should be observed and followed to create a professional, experienced and serious image. Timeless Business Etiquette Rules Business etiquette goes much further than throwing on a suit and tie and giving your shoes a polish. Many etiquette rules in business have stood the test of time, with good reason. Take a look...

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Bozoma Saint John is just as powerful as her name suggests, in person. Quick with the wit and an articulate speaker- not surprising features for this marketing and communications specialist whose work precedes her, globally. Her track record boasts a slew of top multi-nationals such as Apple where she was a Marketing Executive, Uber, where she became the first ever  Chief Brand Officer and currently, Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor. Not too shabby for a...

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