Sandy Harvey has a lifelong passion for writing and found this highly satisfactory years ago when encouraged by her colleagues to create articles for the College magazine and preparing presentations related to animal anti-cruelty and environmental protection.
In later years she was excited at the prospect of taking journalism to a higher level and is inspired by researching and digesting topics across the board.
Her years of lecturing in the beauty industry have been of great advantage in sharing her knowledge when writing for the cosmetic industry, proudly for the Matsimela brand.
She has discovered that perfecting the art of writing is fascinating as there is unlimited knowledge out there to be explored, one never stagnates and the satisfaction of sharing this with others is a joy in itself.
Gazing upon the horizon, one realizes that far more exists beyond immediate vision offering greater potential and as mental capacity expands age need not necessarily be a barrier.
In terms of technology it could be considered that one generation is a “digital native” another generation an “alien or immigrant” to a fast changing world.
Children appear to adapt to new technology rapidly having been in their environment during the developmental years.
Human emotions are so complex that it is difficult to know where to begin. However they are fundamental to human existence and might be termed “energy in motion”.
It is these very uncontrolled emotions that lead to wars, conflicts, dogmatic opinions that offend and isolate people. On a happier note love, understanding, compassion and empathy give a balance and counteract negativity.
Mother’s day is to honour women with maternal bonds and also for their contribution to society not to mention a massive boost to the economy!
The celebration of this day originated in St Andrews Methodist Church in West Virginia USA on May the 10th 1908, one hundred and ten years ago, the initiation of this being one, Anna Jarvis.
Anna was a mother of 13 children and she hoped that this creation would calm the animosity between the Union and the military at the end of the Civil War.
Although great awareness and enthusiasm may have inspired many after having taken note of April the 22nd designated as “Earth Day”, good intentions are so easily watered down and yet each day ahead presents challenges regarding the pollution of the planet.
This article will attempt to highlight the positive outcome of recycling and many end products that are created from waste, plastic having the nastiest reputation of all, being emphasized once again !!
In fact despite all the bad news, plastic is very useful as it can be coloured, melted, squashed, rolled and shaped.
The human impact on earth has been so great that the “Anthropocene”, this being the time period in which humans have held dominion over the earth, has changed the course of earth history.
Earth Day is celebrated to remind us that the earth and all of its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance.
Ever since the dawn of civilization, man has been inspired to create commodities utilising existing and future science for the advantage of communities to facilitate easier living or to make money !
The old adage of “seen it all, done it all” becomes antiquated living in the fast lane of ever advancing technology and so readers may be taken aback by some of the following innovations.
On the 22nd of March 1993 The United Nations designated this day to annually highlight the importance of water and to advocate sustainable management of this vital resource and to overcome challenges in the 21st century.
There are a multitude of reasons as to why there is so much concern regarding the future supply of water.
The celebration of Easter is a highlight on the Christian calendar arousing strong emotions relating to the life, death and resurrection Of Jesus Christ. The belief in the bodily not metaphorical resurrection is a corner stone of Christianity and this is thought to have changed something fundamental to the world and humanity.
The belief that Jesus is the redeemer of mankind is embedded in the Christian faith and of all the religions, Christianity is still the largest in the world.
In some communist countries like North Korea, religion is not tolerated and severe torture and even execution can result .
The colour blue is generally non- threatening and represents calmness and serenity, but when feeling hopeless and worthless a person could well be suffering from “the blues”.
There is a well known old song called “singing the blues” ` the singer having being ditched by the love of his life. If true that love rules the world, then being without this vital emotion one can easily feel rotten and down trodden.
The MatsiMela Home Spa range of products is constantly growing and developing with ethos of caring for yourself and the environment. MatsiMela Home Spa is premier body care range that was developed by Wayne and Olivia Nel in 2005.