When you think of politics, who do you envision? Let’s guess, probably somebody else. But why not YOU? Linda Vakunta If you have been following politics in recent years, you’ll know that the face of politics is changing and starting to reflect the needs and concerns of historically non-majority groups. As the saying goes, 'Be the change you want to see". Chances are, if there is an issue you are passionate about, it probably matters to someone else. The most important factor about considering a career in politics is to get clear on your WHY. Why are you running? What issues are you championing? Here are a few questions to help you assess your readiness for a career in politics.
This year, the Coronavirus etched deep memories as well as life lessons for many for us. Many of us have witnessed things that may have disrupted our peace of mind. Yet, this year has also been one of global awakening, in which we have seen extraordinary acts of humanity and an abundance of kindness.
Have you ever realized how easy it is to get lost in the never-ending tunnel of "what ifs”, “should have” and “Could have'' in life? The truth is, we all do it. One thought leads to another and before you know it, you’ve dug yourself into a hole of despair, going through the motions of life, doing what society, culture, and even loved ones expect from you.