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TWO: One Day At A Time

“We have so little control over our lives. The only thing we can really control is what we spend our days on. What we work on, and how hard we work on it.” -Austin Kleon

One of the biggest things that I have to learn is to take things one day at a time. The biggest thing that a lot of us do is focus on the past and the future. The bitterness of what happened in the past or stressing on what may happen is what distracts a lot of us. We can’t change the past or predict the future, but we can control what’s going on at this moment. When you’re able to have consecutive good days you’re moving forward. Those days will stack up and life will become a little brighter.Continue Reading

A Conversation: Lydia Marumo

My name is Lydia Marumo and I’m from South Africa. I’m studying for a diploma in radio production. I blog, make YouTube videos and create a bit of art in my spare time (I’m also the subject of some of my friends’ photography portfolios sometimes). I like art in all its forms- music, dance, sculptures, paintings, and literature. I’m a sucker for all of that and it’s probably something I can credit my outlook on life to.Continue Reading

Should You Ever Ask Friends For Unpaid “Favors”?

After the situation rose between Fabolous asking the internet sensation Shiggy to do a promotional Instagram post for one of his recent single ‘Choosy’ the question of rather friends should charge friends for promotion arose again.  Fabolous asked Shiggy to do the #ChoosyChallenge and Shiggy asked that he would like to be paid for his efforts.  Even though Fabolous understood and said he wouldn’t pay him out his own pockets, but instead ask his label pay. Casanova made an issue out of Fab even being asked for payment, rather than doing as a favor. So as a creative and a friend is it wrong to ask for payment instead of helping a friend out?Continue Reading