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...

You need to stop being so loyal to your job – here’s why

2017-11-13 16:24

Feel guilty for taking leave or even your lunch break?

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.

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.


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.

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

Stress as bad as high-fat diet for women's health

2017-10-18 15:23

We all know that cutting back on fatty foods will give our health and fitness a boost, but it’s less known that stress can be just as bad for women as a high-fat diet.

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.

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