7 things mental health experts wish you knew about anxiety

2020-01-25 13:56

Anxiety is one of the most common — yet most undertreated — mental illnesses.

How to keep year-end deadlines from ruining your health

2019-12-18 11:45

The key to keeping deadline stress from becoming overwhelming is to understand what's at its root.

Bad vibes with your fam can lead to chronic illness, says new study

2019-12-07 12:45

Still not talking to your brother? You might want to change that...

4 ways to find a sense of accomplishment when you're going through a rough patch at work

2019-12-05 18:44

Leaders find themselves in hard or challenging situations on an almost daily basis. Here's how to survive and thrive through them.

How could your 'sense of purpose' affect your health?

2019-11-18 16:45

A recent study found that people with a stronger life purpose were less likely to die of any cause, and even less likely to die of heart, circulatory and blood conditions.

Hey Facebook, about the new logo: All caps are ugly, shouty, and anti-Gen-Z

2019-11-05 18:10

Millennials and Gen-Zers are already stressed enough. Why add an all-caps Facebook logo into the mix?

How stress in pregnancy may affect preterm delivery risk and baby's sex

2019-10-17 16:45

A study found that women with either physical or psychological stress were more likely to have a girl.

Here are 4 differences between stress and anxiety according to a pharmacist

2019-10-10 17:10

Stress and anxiety affect two parts of our bodies: The body and the brain.

How women's mid-life stress might have a long-term effect on memory

2019-08-26 04:50

The findings of a new study add to evidence that stress hormones affect the brain health of women and men differently.

Here's why stress and anxiety aren't necessarily that bad for us

2019-08-20 17:00

Expert research suggests that when people expect to feel happy and relaxed all the time, it could be a recipe for disappointment.


WATCH: Pets can make you happier and healthier

2020-01-07 17:00

How may an animal companion contribute to your happiness and health?

More reasons why you must manage your stress

2019-12-15 15:45

A study found that stress can keep you from making positive changes in your life by holding you back, as though your feet were stuck in mud.

Why you need to keep stress under control as holiday season starts

2019-12-06 14:45

The Christmas holidays aren't all fun and games and can involve a lot of stress. There are, however, ways to help you cope.

Will you be 'financially cheating' on your family and friends over the festive season?

2019-12-03 18:56

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

It's International Stress Awareness Week — here’s how Michelle Obama, Bill Gates, and other leaders handle stressful situations

2019-11-07 15:05

Tim Cook, Kristen Bell, and Michelle Obama all agree that exercise is key. Jeff Bezos recommends taking control of the stressful situation.

Are you an emotional eater?

2019-11-01 16:45

If you overeat when stressed; keep eating even after you feel full; and reach for food when you're tired, angry or sad, your eating habits may be related to more than true hunger.

Torn between work and family? It may not be good for your heart

2019-10-14 19:45

A new study examined the effect of work-family conflict on people's stress levels and subsequently on their heart health.

7 steps to deal with workplace anxiety

2019-09-20 15:56

It is so easy for work life to affect all other areas of your life.

How the parks in your city could boost your mood

2019-08-21 13:30

Over a three-month period, researchers collected and analysed tweets from more than 4 000 Twitter users before, during and after they posted from a park.

Calls for tertiary institutions to prioritise mental health

2019-08-02 17:00

Could financial woes, family issues and feeling homesick contribute to students struggling with mental health issues?

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