Lisa Joshua Sonn
[OPINION] New me, New Year blah blah...
Lisa Joshua Sonn says that it is possible to embrace an unpredictable future by creating it yourself.
[OPINION] The gender challenge: Equal but different
Lisa Joshua Sonn looks at the value of single-sex schools for girls.
[OPINION] Ageism for Christmas
This festive period, prioritise elderly, sickly parents, says Lisa Sonn. Their needs are mostly ordinary and we can be the difference between a good or bad Christmas.
[OPINION] No quick fixes for domestic abuse
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we need to take an interest in the wellbeing of women and children who are exposed and vulnerable every day.
[OPINION] What shall we tell our children?
Lisa Joshua Sonn says we need to have difficult, uneasy conversations and know that we also all have a lot to learn.
[OPINION] Activism and the middle class
Lisa Joshua Sonn questions the role of the middle class in creating a truly free SA.
[OPINION] Raising someone else’s children
Lisa Joshua Sonn looks at the challenges of marrying a person with children.
[OPINION] The sanctity of death
Lisa Joshua Sonn says she knows that there is such a thing as a beautiful way to die.
OPINION: The good parenting debate rages on
Lisa Joshua Sonn says it’s disturbing watching a generation who do not understand boundaries.
OPINION: Greeting is a life skill
Lisa Joshua Sonn says the way we connect with other people determines how they meet us and treat us.
OPINION: Differently abled is not unabled, it's just different
Lisa Joshua Sonn wants more appreciation of what it’s like to live with a disability in a world of ableism.
OPINION: Grief, peace and justice
Lisa Joshua Sonn reflects on grief, which she says is personal and can’t be measured.
OPINION: Hair is a currency
Lisa Sonn considers the impact of embracing all black hair & black bodies.
OPINION: Why our children need to see transformation at school
Lisa Sonn discusses why transformation at schools is imperative.
OPINION: Bully proof children - Is it time to show bullies love?
Lisa Joshua Sonn considers whether it's time to show bullies some reverse psychology.
OPINION: The power of vulnerability
Lisa Joshua Sonn says as women we are seldom tuned into our authentic selves.
OPINION: In defence of lightening up & laughter
Wit is a messenger, and a defence. The ability to laugh at ourselves and our idiosyncrasies is strength.
OPINION: The spirit of Mandela Day, every day
Lisa Joshua Sonn says she made a number of discoveries on Mandela Day this year.