“Resistance flies out of the window when I see sugar”

2015-09-02 11:33

Two of our readers share their thoughts on curbing their sugar habits.

I ignored my friend's cry for help, now she is dead

2015-09-01 10:49

Sometimes doing nothing is just as bad as actively contributing to a problem.

When cancer affects someone you love, your own journey is as important

2015-08-31 12:15

Two experienced cancer carers talk about coping, one day at a time.

The most evil item on your plate

2015-08-27 08:52

Should life really be sweet? Lili Radloff talks ‘healthy’ food.

Four diets that actually work

2015-08-19 13:09

Struggling to find an eating plan that kicks the kilos and keeps them off? Here are five tried-and-tested diets that could do the job for you.

The Sowetan's ‘Gays can join the ANC Women's League’ is ignorant and disrespectful

2015-08-12 12:17

Louise Ferreira responds to the terrible gaffe made by The Sowetan on Monday.

10 struggles only girls with deep voices will understand

2015-07-29 13:40

You know you have a deep voice when you vehemently nod to any of these.

Things I know now that I’m 25

2015-07-27 12:22

'Will I get married and have kids?' Paballo Molahlehi reminisces about the 'rocking 20s' and contemplates life after 25.

Rapists, monsters, and Bill Cosby

2015-07-17 12:27

Laura Shortridge examines why it's so much more important to teach "don't rape" than "don't get raped".

Fitspiration: doing more harm than good?

2015-07-15 10:10

Why you should embrace your body image regardless of what other people say or do.


Should we moderate the sweet things in life?

2015-09-01 11:29

Should "you only live once" even apply to food?

5 telltale signs of depression

2015-09-01 00:00

Feeling powerless, bleak and beyond help? We all suffer from the blues now and again, but if these feelings persist it might be time to see a professional.

8 simple things you can do to cut your cancer risk

2015-08-31 12:15

Early detection is your best bet in the battle against cancer. Here are eight ways to cut your cancer risk, and a list of essential check-ups that women need to do during every life stage.

Women earn 15% less than men and it’s unconstitutional

2015-08-21 09:00

The gender gap is prevalent for South African women, as sexism remains a challenge in the workplace.

Your body is not a precious gift

2015-08-13 16:00

“Your body is a precious gift that you should keep safe for your future husband.” Sound familiar? Laura Shortridge discusses the problem with telling young girls that they’re objects.

‘I was ashamed of my mother’

2015-08-11 09:59

Avid blogger Tanya-Lee shares her story on how she regrets not making amends with her mother, despite her mother's awful behaviour.

American lingerie line abandons Photoshop and sales soar

2015-07-29 12:45

A lingerie line is reshaping what it means to have a ‘perfect body’ and everyone loves it.

No-nonsense politician tells tabloid reporter to "f--- off" for asking her about her weight

2015-07-22 16:56

British politician, and our new hero, swore at a UK tabloid journalist after he asked how much she weighs.

Everybody has a yoga body!

2015-07-16 12:28

Yoga enthusiast breaks down the traditional image of the ‘yoga body’ because regardless of your body type and size, you have a fabulous yoga body.

How to make new friends

2015-07-13 14:00

Making new friends can be the start of the greatest adventures. But where and how can we start a friendship?

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