Reeva Steenkamp last interview just seven days before her untimely death on her relationship with Oscar pistorius.. Get it in the Heat tomorrow

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Reeva Steenkamp conducted her last interview just seven days before her untimely death. In this interview she highlighted her annoyance with the press and their handling of her relationship with Oscar. Read for more..

Reeva Steenkamp tells South Africa’s heat Magazine “I don’t want lies about us to ruin our relationship” 7 days before her death.

(Thursday, 21 February 2013) Reeva Steenkamp spoke of her concern that “lies” could ruin her relationship with Oscar Pistorius in an interview with heat Magazine days before her death.

The South African model spoke glowingly about her new romance with Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius, saying how much she “respects and admires” him. But she told how she feared that negative publicity could prove damaging to Oscar’s career on the track. She confessed: “We haven’t been talking to the media because I don’t want to get it tainted. I don’t want anything coming in the way of his career. He’s such an amazing athlete.” She added: “You know what they do, they make things up, ‘Reeva cheats on Oscar’ and rubbish like that. “I wouldn’t want lies about us jeopardising it.”

Reeva also told how she wanted to move away from bikini shoots and become known for classier work. In the interview with heat Magazine, Reeva said: “I’m trying to work on my modelling career and remove myself from the whole FHM stigma. I want to be seen as a classic model.”

heat South Africa editor, Andre Neveling, says: “Our publication had a very good relationship with both Oscar and Reeva, and as a couple they agreed to do an exclusive cover shoot with heat in April. During this candid one-on-one with heat 7 days before her death, Reeva opened up for the first time about her blossoming romance.”

The full interview with Reeva is published in heat Magazine, on shelf Friday 22 February.

The definition of Trust – is it definable?

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TRUST

Noun
Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.
Verb
Believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of.
Synonyms
noun. confidence – faith – credit – reliance – belief
verb. believe – confide – rely – credit – hope – entrust

traversing the internet recently, I stumbled upon an interesting definition of trust in this paper. The paper focuses on security and cryptography, but its definition applies to a wide variety of activities. The authors reason that “the local trust depends on the gap between behavior and expected behavior of an ideal agent in that role.”

In terms of a person, this means that someone is trustworthy if his or her actions are almost always what you expect an ideal person to do. Someone who isn’t trustworthy will frequently deviate from your expectations. In short, trust is your ability to predict accurately another person’s behavior.

Let’s say you have a cousin who you have seen steal cookies from the cookie jar many times, breaking a promise to his mother. If today your cousin says he won’t steal any cookies, you probably will expect him to steal them anyway. His actual behavior—stealing cookies—is not the same as the ideal, promised behavior—not stealing cookies—so he is less likely to be considered trustworthy.

In simple situations, evaluating trustworthiness is easy. However, trust becomes much more difficult in new situations when you’re interacting with new people because it’s hard to predict the behavior of a stranger.

People don’t always think rationally when evaluating trust. Since trust is your judgment of how well you can predict someone else’s behavior, evaluating trustworthiness depends on your own thoughts and feelings. For example, if you repeatedly witness your cousin stealing cookies, you may be predisposed not to trust another person with cookies, even though your cousin’s stealing history has nothing to do with the other person.

At the end of the day, trust is subjective. It’s nearly impossible to predict human behavior, so people have developed their own methods to determine whether a person can be trusted.

I’ve learned

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I’ve learned…

I’ve learned… that having a mom and sisters as best friends is one of life’s best gifts.

I’ve learned…that only when I love someone with the same unconditional love I have for my dog, will I marry them.

I’ve leaned…that money doesn’t make you happy but it sure makes the sad times easier.

I’ve learned… that the only way I can control my anxiety is with God.

I’ve learned…that you can say what you want but how you behave is how you will be judged.

I’ve learned…that girls are too willing to be with someone they don’t love, for money, as opposed to being with someone they love who has ambition. I’ve also learned… that these relationships don’t work by looking at girls I know and they are left poor and with no dignity.

I’ve learned… that I will always be seen as a blonde Barbie with three brain cells.

I’ve learned…not to let this bother me as I have the IQ of a genius and can outsmart most brunettes and ladies my age.

I’ve learned…that class is everything not celebrity.

I’ve learned…that the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

I’ve learned…that when you’re in love, it shows.

I’ve learned…that just one person saying to me, “You’ve made my day!” makes my day.

I’ve learned…that having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

I’ve learned…that being kind is more important than being right.

I’ve learned…that you should never say no to a gift from a child.

I’ve learned…that I can always pray for someone when I don’t have the strength to help him in some other way.

I’ve learned…that no matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.

I’ve learned…that sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand.

I’ve learned…that simple walks with my father around the block on summer nights when I was a child did wonders for me as an adult.

I’ve learned…that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.

I’ve learned…that we should be glad God doesn’t give us everything we ask for.

I’ve learned…that money doesn’t buy class.

I’ve learned…that it’s those small daily happenings that make life so spectacular.

I’ve learned…that under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be appreciated and loved.

I’ve learned…that the Lord didn’t do it all in one day. What makes me think I can?

I’ve learned…that to ignore the facts does not change the facts.

I’ve learned…that when you plan to get even with someone, you are only letting that person continue to hurt you.

I’ve learned…that love, not time, heals all wounds.

I’ve learned…that the easiest way for me to grow as a person is to surround myself with people smarter than I am.

I’ve learned…that everyone you meet deserves to be greeted with a smile.

I’ve learned…that there’s nothing sweeter than sleeping with your babies and feeling their breath on your cheeks.

I’ve learned…that no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.

I’ve learned…that life is tough, but I’m tougher.

I’ve learned…that opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.

I’ve learned…that when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.

I’ve learned…that one should keep his words both soft and tender, because tomorrow he may have to eat them.

I’ve learned…that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

I’ve learned…that I can’t choose how I feel, but I can choose what I do about it.

I’ve learned…that when your newly born nephew holds your little finger in his little fist, that you’re hooked for life.

I’ve learned…that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

I’ve learned…that it is best to give advice in only two circumstances; when it is requested and when it is a life threatening situation.

I’ve learned…that the less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.