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Wisdom & Wellness with Mpoomy Ledwaba

I sat down with Mpoomy Ledwaba for her Wisdom & Wellness Podcast. We speak about my journey of finding me and finding spiritual practices that connect me to self. This is one of the best conversations I have ever had with anyone! 

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Repurposing something I self-funded and produced 4 years ago but it didn’t end up on TV (or anywhere) because there was a technical blunder which made the end product of poor quality for broadcast. I was shattered when this discovery was made in edit. I had taken my savings, an overdraft and borrowed money from a friend to back myself, to back my dream. And so, here we sit in a time of #LifeWithCovid19, and I’m finally giving in to the […]

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I believe there is a shift happening within us as young, black people. A yearning and void that many of us sometimes struggle to put into words as we adapt and move in this modern world. I think that missing piece for many of us is that link to those who came before us and our ways. I was recently in conversation with Gogo Dineo about navigating cultural and self-discovery as a millennial and for ama2000. Our conversation explores how […]

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Meet a special project I’ve been working on to share with you: 30 Portraits and Poetry. From the 24th of January, the day after I turn 30, I will be releasing a series of 30 portraits reflecting emotions of what 30 years of life experience has brought with it and built in me. Each portrait will be narrated with poetry written by talented writer Sizakele Phohleli, @her_mentality, in a collection she has coined ‘Blues for Hulisani’. 30 is a big […]

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In the book of Exodus, chapter 20 verse 12, the word reads: “Honour thy father and thy mother…” In my home language, Tshivenda, those words are: “Hulisa khotsi au na mme au…” This verse has always been close to my heart because that is where my name, Hulisani, is derived from. Every day, in every way, is an opportunity to live up to my name, but just under a month ago I got to live up to it in a grand way. I honoured my mother […]

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