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?

Work trumps finances as main cause of stress for SA professionals

2018-02-02 08:49

Exercise remains the most common method of dealing with stress, which is one of the main culprits causing health problems among SA professionals, a survey shows.

7 ways to deal with anxiety over the holidays

2017-12-25 07:50

The Christmas holidays force many of us out of our comfort zone. Here are a few tips on how to keep anxiety at bay over the festive season.

This is why women are more prone to yeast infections in summer

2017-11-18 09:30

Summer is a great time of the year – except when you have an itch you can’t scratch...



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.

What NOT to say to someone with anxiety

2018-01-11 13:24

Despite having the best intentions, the things we say often end up making people with anxiety feel even worse.

Disability claims soar

2017-11-24 15:08

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of disability claims increased by between 30% and 130% across various sectors. What can corporates do to ensure their employees are healthier?

Here's how stress can cause diabetes

2017-11-14 10:00

Researchers established that people who suffer from work strain and/or emotional stress are more likely to develop diabetes than those with relatively lower stress levels.

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