Will you be 'financially cheating' on your family and friends over Christmas?

2018-12-07 18:56

South Africans are heavily affected by financial stress and pressure can mount during the festive season.

13 things that aren't helping your mental health as much as you think

2018-10-22 10:42

The risk for burnout becomes real if you're not paying close enough attention to your mental health.

New study reveals stress is more likely to impact a woman's fertility rate than a man's - what we can do to keep those levels down

2018-10-08 13:59

Whether it's work, your relationship or perhaps news of the latest petrol price hike, sometimes there's just no avoiding stress. But if you're planning on having children it may be even more important to learn how to cope with life's anxieties.

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.

Severe stress may send immune system into overdrive

2018-08-18 15:00

Autoimmune diseases turn the body's natural protection against itself by attacking healthy cells.

Widespread doctor burnout helps drive medical errors

2018-08-13 10:57

Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the world.

Manager is fired after woman gets told she's not loyal to her job after visiting her son on life support

2018-07-04 00:00

Do you let or does someone make work trump your personal life?

Moving is more stressful than divorce?! 13 tips that will make it much easier

2018-06-05 00:00

A study has found that people feel that the toll of all that packing, boxing, lifting, unpacking (emotional and physical) is worse than a break up or a marriage coming to an end. Here's how to avoid feeling traumatised.

Tapping: a great way to help kids deal with anxiety

2018-03-14 21:18

The Tapping Solution Foundation explains that by tapping particular points on your body while talking through something that might be causing you to feel anxious, you can restore balance in your body and mind.

Dear moms-to-be, you need to stress less!

2018-02-16 13:43

It’s bad for you – but how bad is it for your baby?


WATCH: DIY stress balls to get you through your final stretch of exams

2018-11-15 13:52

The exam stress can become overwhelming at times. So much so that you find it hard to stay focused. So we put together a super simple DIY in the hopes that it might relieve a little tension when you're feeling down and out. Check out these DIY stress balls.

Stressed about managing your child’s behaviour? Four things every parent should know

2018-10-19 15:53

An online poll of 2000 Australian homes has found that for parents, stress is a normal part of everyday life. It identified four key points that are part and parcel of raising children. Here they are.

Science says 'hug it out'

2018-10-05 06:22

Scientists have found that getting a consensual hug on the day of a conflict was linked to smaller drops in positive emotions and a smaller rise in negative ones – the feel-good effects also appeared to linger into the following day.


2018-08-23 10:00

TEBOGO Phaswane is a man who doesn’t want to get the flu again this year.

Tesla's Musk says stress, overwork taking heavy toll

2018-08-17 09:26

In a New York Times interview, Tesla's CEO Elon Musk alternated between laughter and tears, saying he was working up to 120 hours a week and sometimes takes Ambien to get to sleep.

Stop believing these 5 IBS myths

2018-07-28 07:00

'IBS is not an important condition; it's is all in your head.' We bust this and other myths about IBS.

4 ways to stop feeling stressed — in 30 seconds or less

2018-06-12 14:02

The best part: you don't even have to leave your chair.

We collect stickers, colouring books and figurines - and no, we're not 5 or 75 years old

2018-03-23 12:41

Yep, millennials are keeping their hands busy with nostalgic hobbies.

The big hookup: I tried the IV cocktail loved by Rihanna and Chrissy Teigen - here's why

2018-03-13 15:23

I was looking at the signs my skin was showing me, and took action.

Why is stress making me fat?

2018-02-14 11:05

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives and it affects us all differently. We look at how stress can make you pile on the weight.

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