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...

Work stress vs. personal stress – which causes more burnout?

2017-11-08 13:30

A study was conducted among Gauteng nurses to figure out whether personal stress leads to burnout more than work stress.

Coping with stress

2017-10-25 14:38

Negative stress can be converted to positive stress with the right attitude

Teaching kids about trauma with Elmo, Big Bird and everyone's favourite Cookie Monster

2017-10-13 13:00

Sesame Street started a great new initiative to help children cope with traumatic experiences and let out all their frustration in simple and safe ways. Something South African children can hugely benefit from.

Do more of this and you’ll stop stress-eating

2017-10-09 09:00

If your job has you frazzled, your waistline might be at risk.

Your desk job could be downgrading your health

2017-09-28 11:00

Your office job may be holding you back from your true fitness potential.

Shopping can ruin your marriage

2017-08-24 14:41

Are you the shopaholic in your relationship? A study found that one spouse's views on the other's spending can lead to conflict.

This is why you must take annual leave

2017-07-14 12:11

Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.

Why SA corporates are training employees to wake up to the present

2017-06-22 09:10

In the digital era, stress and burnout are becoming facts of life for many workers. Fortunately there is a way to address these issues, which affect staff morale and companies’ bottom lines.

Biggest cause of in-car arguments? Back-seat drivers...

2017-06-15 07:54

Children shouting from the rear, passengers switching radio stations... a poll reveals the biggest cause of in-car arguments.


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.

Managing exam stress

2017-11-03 12:00

Tips to help you cope with the pressure of writing exams

You may be less likely to spot danger when you're stressed

2017-10-20 11:00

Do you believe that your perception of danger is heightened when you are stressed? You might be wrong, according to research.

Being 'in the closet' at work is stressful for gay people

2017-10-11 12:00

A study found that both men and women benefited when they disclosed their sexual orientation at work.

Does a headache mean I have a brain tumour?

2017-10-05 07:19

Whether you wake up with a headache or suddenly develop an excruciating pain behind the eyes, your first thought might be that it's a brain tumour. An expert weighs in and gives us some reassuring information.

12 foods to eat when you're stressed

2017-09-27 14:46

Here’s how omega-3 rich foods can help reduce your anxiety.

Stress during pregnancy can make exposure to smoking and air pollution worse

2017-07-17 12:53

Researchers found that several common toxic chemicals had a much greater impact on pregnant women if they had high levels of stress.

How stress affects your body

2017-07-12 14:18

Stress can have many devastating effects on your body. Find out how stress affects you and learn how to fight its negative effects.

Can stress cause colds and flu?

2017-06-15 15:53

With flu season on our doorstep, we are quick to blame the cold weather or bad hygiene for getting sick. But what if the culprit is just plain stress?

Could grinding your teeth cause headaches?

2017-03-29 15:27

Grinding your teeth is not only bad for your oral health but can also have unexpected consequences.

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