Sphesihle’s Newsletter

Sphesihle Mthana
Why are we stuck?
Created 24 Oct 2021
  • Quitting your job to pursue purpose
    20 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    “Quitting your job is the hardest decision you’ll make”. Bullshit. On a simple low-resolution view, people may look at quitting and pursuing your purpose as hard and daunting because your wellbeing wi...
  • Article 10: What is your personality?
    13 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    Psychological services, including those of guidance and counselling are generally scarce in African schools. In fact, they almost do not exist. All the research that I have read in the past five years...
  • Article 09: If you want to follow your gift, here are some things to adapt to
    08 Dec 2021 • 9 min read
    The following are things which I believe you should know and quickly adapt to once you start playing in the realm of your gift. You will be a slave to your gift Being a slave to your gift is one of th...
  • Succeeding with your gift might take longer than you think
    06 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    Contemplation: Have you ever noticed how long it seems to drive to a location if you are driving there for the first time? I have read many autobiographies of people who have been influential on earth...
  • Article 07: The hard places of being gifted PART 1
    30 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    If you have used the information and unearthed your gift you have done what the majority of people take a lifetime to do. Unfortunately, this is just half the battle won. I have learned that discoveri...
  • Article 06: Connecting your gift with purpose: your purpose is bigger than your gift
    17 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    What good is a gift if it is not going to be used for a purpose? What good is being able to express yourself easily, articulately and eloquently without no one listening to you? What good does cooking...
  • The challenges of being ignorant about your gift
    09 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    The following are challenges that one might face as a result of being ignorant about their gift. I have seen these to be true in my own life (during my ignorant years) and you might resonate with them...
  • The BIG question: How to discover your gift?
    05 Nov 2021 • 13 min read
    Whenever I do sessions of “how to discover your gift” with school learners, it is very hard as most have not lived long enough to answer questions that will point them to their gifts. This is because ...
  • The difference between work and job
    02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    I am convinced that this is one of the most misunderstood concepts. The first time I heard that there is a difference between your job and your work, I was astounded by and amazed at the misunderstand...
  • Article 2: How I pressed a professor
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    It saddens me how the school educational system fails to amplify our human potential. It only rewards one type of intelligence, and this is academic intelligence. According to the work of Dr Holland, ...
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