By Kouthar Sambo I have never struggled with executing my standards. The problem is, these weren’t my standards. I wasn’t setting the standards. I was following them. Ever feel as though you’re not living your own life? Have you ever felt like a prisoner tied down to the expectations of others? I know what you’re […]Read More We don’t contribute to the numbers. We stand boldly apart.
By Kouthar Sambo One would think that by commemorating historical events that impacted people’s lives at a time, would hold equal relevance in the lives of people today. This is not the case. Honestly, only those who fought, suffered and died in the struggle, understands its true relevance. What it all comes down to… Many […]Read More Human Rights Day – are we missing the boat?
By Kouthar Sambo Waiting with my loving mother in a Pharmacy for some Vitamins; I ask her to feel my stomach muscles while I proudly activate them. “No. This is the third time you’re making me feel them. Stop it!” she says in a genuinely irked tone (I think she was hungry). Truth is, I […]Read More Fitness – it’s a weird phenomenon
― Lynn Jennings, Olympian Runner By Kouthar Sambo Feeling under the weather and thinking of skipping that workout? Don’t. Real determination to reach your fitness goals means defying your emotional and mental state. After all, this is the mental game. Our internal dialogue… These are the thoughts we process while training: “I can’t do it.” […]Read More Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscle of the body.
By Kouthar Sambo The title on this page happens to be one of my favourite quotes by American Motivational Speaker and Author, Eric Thomas. I found it very befitting for the message I’d like to relay to you today. To date, 2018.02.03 marked a very important moment in my life. Not so much the actual […]Read More “Only when you want to succeed as bad as you want to breath, will you be successful.”
By Kouthar Sambo Times are tough. Days are dark. Money is scarce while friends and family are few. Yes, you heard me… this unfortunately, is the ugly truth. Lets face it… when you’re loaded and able to give more, you’re suddenly missed tremendously and popular by many. The times you’re genuinely not by the means […]Read More The art of saying no guilt free.
By Kouthar Sambo “Difficulties are like ocean froth: they can demand your total attention or you can choose to look beyond, to the vast tranquility of the sea. The further view does not do away with the froth, but it places it in perspective.” (Keating, 1984 , p. 1) I haven’t quite grasped the concept […]Read More Do you. Just try it.