The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality – Magic Moments

In this episode of the MYD Show we look back at some of the magic from this series, Spend a Moment in My Reality. A collection of stories that reminded us of our common drive for happiness in our lives. “I used to sleep at the service station… for about a month or so, during winter. It is a very …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Bianca Özcan

On World Multiple Sclerosis Day, we had a Namibian living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) join us in studio for the MYD Show. Bianca Özcan, joined us to share her story, and her experience of living MS. “When the Doctor told me, I didn’t know what it was, I thought that it was something that was going to go away. But …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Danene van der Westhuyzen

In our series, Spend a Moment in My Reality, we took a moment to chat to a Namibian with a unique story to tell. Danene van der Westhuyzen is the President of the Namibian Professional Hunting Association and first female to ever qualify in Namibia as a dangerous game Professional Hunter. Danene is also the Chair of the Outfitters and Professional Hunting …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Tony Muganza

What empathy is really about and what it is not about is what was discussed in this episode of the MYD Show, with Behavioural Scientist, Researcher and Data Analyst, Tony Muganza. Tony has qualifications in comparative education and social behaviour, and he joined us in studio to share the truth about empathy being empowerment, as well as a bit about …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Sascha Olivier Sampson

Sascha Olivier Sampson is a Namibian Dancer, Dance Instructor, Owner of the Moon Goddess Dance Studio and Lecturer in Performing Arts at the University of Namibia. Dance has always been Sascha’s life, so when a scary diagnosis meant Sascha couldn’t dance her world was shattered.  However, this became a turning point in her dance career and ultimately saw her move …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Tweshi Katonyala

In this episode of the MYD Show we hear from a young Namibian who took her destiny into her own hands to achieve her dreams. Not having the means to become a yoga instructor, Tweshi Katonyala competed to win a bursary to study yoga. “I have never felt this way before about a competition or getting something, but I wanted …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Hector Mawonga

Hector Mawonga was diagnosed with mental illness in university yet today he is a multiple award winning sports journalist. He spoke out about his illness on the MYD Show a few years back and was even featured in the first edition of the MYD Journal. “A lot of people think especially with depression and not only bi-polar but all kinds …

Chronic Diseases and Workplace Wellness

With the international trend towards wellness in the workplace, companies are starting to take employee wellness more seriously and seeing the benefits in reduction of absenteeism and improved morale. Here in Namibia, employees are feeling the difference. With World Multiple Sclerosis Day coming up on the 31st of May, 99FM’s MYD Smart spoke to the Founder & Project Manager at …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Ignatius Mwanyekange

Ignatius Mwanyekange was only a young boy when the bombs fell at the Cassinga camp on the 4th of May 1978. “One of the horrific things I saw when I fall down at the first instances, just to see bodies scattered, everywhere. I couldn’t believe it because at the beginning I did not know what was going on.” He had …

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Emma Sadleir

Social media is part of most people’s daily reality, however it comes with many dangers and risks. Being unaware means this tool can become a weapon we use against ourselves. Being uninformed of these risks can pose a threat to your reputation, your privacy, your career and more. “There is a lot of ignorance about what you give up to …