Perspective Changing Tips for Stress Relief

Changing your perspective when you can’t change your situation has become almost clichéd advice. Yet, if our perspective can have an affect on our general wellbeing, perhaps its worthwhile knowing the great perspective changing tips, for when life feels a little too much to handle. 1. Set Your Sights on the Lesson and Not the Problem When we view what’s …

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Tulimelila Shityuwete

Tulimelila Shityuwete, was selected to be one of the Young African Leaders who attended the Mandela Washington Fellowship in America. She is well known as a remarkable Namibian dancer. Tuli works in Human Rights and Development. This dynamic woman joins us for this episode of the MYD Show to talk empathy as the key in tolerance and acceptance.   Take a listen …

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Isabel Katjavivi

In this episode of the MYD Show we’re joined in studio by the award winning Namibian artist, Isabel Katjavivi. Isabel is an artist, photographer and film maker who last year won first place at the Bank Windhoek Triennial. Here Isabel shares with us about art as a conduit for reconciliation, as we continue with our theme Discussing Tolerance on the …

Spotting the Brown Hyena

The Brown Hyena is currently the rarest species of Hyena, listed as near threatened in the IUCN Red List, with populations threatened due to the mistaken belief that they are harmful to livestock. While threatened, the Brown Hyena conduct a critical role in the eco-system as an indicator species.   Emsie Verwey from the Skeleton Coast Brown Hyena Project, joins us for …

Talking Tolerance by Coen Welsh

Inhumanity is made visible in a lack of tolerance, which has the power to destroy the peace of society. What tolerance is and why we need it, is what Namibian Industrial Psychologist, Coen Welsh, has outlined for us in his short guide to Tolerance. What Tolerance Is by Coen Welsh What is tolerance? According to Michael Austin on PsychologyToday.com, there …

Afrospection with Afra Schimming-Chase

Afrospection Throwback: It’s June already and we’re taking a look back at some of the amazing individuals we featured in our Afrospection series.   Afra’s wellness goal for 2018 was regular, early morning brisk walks listening to audio books.   What was yours?   Did you manage to stick to your goals, have they changed and evolved and what are …

Community Perspective in Lion Conservation

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty sits down with one of the greats in conservation in Namibia, John Kasaona. John Kasaona is the Executive Director at Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation, a pioneer in community based conservation, and is revered amongst communities in Namibia. In this episode we talk the perspective of community members in Lion …

Building Tolerance Towards Yourself

by Karen Powell The very idea of needing to build tolerance towards yourself implies there’s something wrong with you, or that you’re struggling to reconcile something within yourself. You might be feeling a lot of guilt for something you’ve done (or failed to do) and you’re having a hard time forgiving yourself. So let’s look at the feeling of guilt …

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Berrie Holtzhausen

In this episode of the MYD Show we take a look at one mans journey to help people in Namibia living with Dementia, that man is Berrie Holtzhausen. Berrie is the founder of Alzheimer’s Dementia Namibia, an organisation that looks to assist people living with these diseases. His passion to create such an organisation came about after he found a …

Celebrating the Kings of the Namib

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we discuss the premiere of the Vanishing Kings 2 movie in Windhoek along with the launch of the Vanishing Kings Book. The Vanishing Kings film is a multiple award-winning and Emmy-nominated wildlife film series that follows the lives of our unique Desert Adapted Lions. As the second film in the series launches, …