Many women plagued by anxiety after stroke

2019-03-06 15:24

A study found that one in four stroke survivors reports experiencing moderate to severe anxiety two to eight weeks after their stroke.

5 tips to reduce children’s test anxiety

2019-02-19 14:15

Parents can assure children that anxiety is a natural feeling, and they can learn to manage it.

5 ways to support a loved one with depression over the festive season

2018-12-11 17:00

The upcoming holidays may be a difficult time for those who battle with depression or other mental health problems. Here are ways you can help a friend or family member.

Fake me: One week to Insta-fame?

2018-11-23 17:20

A social media sceptic agrees to live her life on Instagram for a week to see what happens.

There's even more evidence that social media increases depression and loneliness

2018-11-13 14:02

People tend to show a more glamorous, positive, and envious lifestyle on their social media. But it isn't all bad.

How to spot the difference between everyday worries and an anxiety disorder, according to experts

2018-10-14 06:57

Everyone worries from time to time, but in some people, worry can spiral out of control.

1 in 4 SA varsity students have been diagnosed with depression

2018-10-10 12:28

"Depression does not discriminate – and can affect any race, age, gender or religion." Every day should be Mental Health Day.

The liking gap – why you’re making a better social impression than you think

2018-09-20 16:45

It’s got everything to do with anxiety and overanalysing everything you do.

Does helping your child with homework hinder their progress?

2018-09-11 17:00

No parent wants to see their child struggling but that's exactly what sets them up for future success, say experts.

Tall Ass Mo nervous about his one man comedy show

2018-08-24 12:39

he is confident that it will be a show to remember


8 ways to combat your fear of flying, according to experts

2019-02-24 18:19

In-flight anxiety is a very real struggle, but that doesn't mean you have to give up going on planes altogether. Instead, try these tips.

10 of the most important things we learned about mental health this year

2018-12-12 08:36

Social media usage might make depression and loneliness worse.

Young people are more anxious than ever – and they don’t even know it

2018-11-28 14:41

Generation Z is the most anxious group to date with their world dominated by social media and a constant desire to be perfect. Here's how to identify anxiety and depression in someone you love, and how to get them the help they need.

A 21-year-old woman earns over R1 million a year by whispering

2018-11-19 16:41

Sophie Michelle, is causing a sensation on YouTube, where one of her videos, designed to induce feelings of ASMR - relaxing and sometimes sleep-inducing tingles running down the back of the neck and spine experienced when watching stimulating broadcasts - attracted 2.5 million views.

Teen anxiety is real, very real: but treatment can be highly effective

2018-11-06 15:34

Anxious teens are at heightened risk for a host of long-term problems, including depression, substance abuse and suicide. So it's extremely important for us to be able to identify these risks, so we can treat and combat them.

Where your real friends at? 16- to 24-year-olds are the loneliest, study reveals

2018-10-10 15:03

This World Mental Health Day we need to talk about our youth, particularly in light of a recent survey on loneliness revealing that 16- to 24-year-olds are the loneliest age group.

There's a less painful way to make small talk than asking 'What do you do?'

2018-09-23 09:13

If making small talk is painfully awkward for you, it might be because you're asking the wrong questions.

What is mindfulness? And why is it so important to teach it to our children?

2018-09-12 13:24

Today, 12 September, people around the world are celebrating Mindfulness Day – a day to highlight the health and wellbeing benefits of practicing mindfulness. Co-founder of WISE (Wellbeing in Schools and Education in South Africa), Carol Surya, explains why teaching children mindfulness is so important and how you can do so at home.

"I was the weird person on the Gautrain bus, eyes closed with my hands on my lap, meditating"

2018-09-07 11:29

"I tried using an app to calm my anxiety - here's what worked"

WATCH: Anxiety in teens: what it looks like and strategies to help

2018-08-16 17:34

Anxiety in teens: what it looks like and strategies to help

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