Are single people more sensitive to pain?

2019-08-28 11:45

A study shows that having a partner around could significantly reduce pain levels - talking and touching have been shown to reduce pain - but researchers found that even the presence of a romantic partner can reduce pain.

Why you probably shouldn’t expect a hug from your boss - even at your Christmas party

2018-12-18 11:23

Could denying a hug be grounds for termination? Or not getting that promotion?

Struggling to lose weight? The trick might lie in spending time on the internet

2018-07-24 11:39

Yep. We also thought that should read off the internet. A new study in the Journal of Internal Medicine has found that online support systems may help people lose weight and also keep it off.


2018-05-24 12:34

Metro FM DJ Masechaba Ndlovu has received some criticism for the way she “handled” the Babes Wodumo Interview on Friday.

‘I beat cancer, now what?’

2017-08-08 13:56

As if your journey through cancer treatment wasn't challenging enough, things aren't over yet once you're in remission.

How to choose the perfect underwear to complement your outfit

2017-04-26 12:01

Are you dying to wear that low back number or skin-tight dress but don’t know where to find underwear that won’t ride up, fall down or dig in?

Haemophilia: a mother’s guilt

2015-04-24 08:15

‘Building a family of support’ is the theme for World Haemophilia month in April.

Prepare for battle

2014-09-18 13:46

Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you need to be prepared and to have your tactics worked out beforehand.

Free pizza for breastfeeding mom

2013-07-19 14:45

Sometimes a stranger's support can make all the difference.

My online tribe

2010-06-24 14:58

Where do we look for support, advice and a feeling of belonging? To our online communities, says this mom.


"My partner wants to take a break but I am scared they might move on"

2019-03-22 14:47

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

How to spot the signs and help a friend who's battling with mental health issues

2018-09-18 09:59

If you know of someone who's battling with depression, self harm or anxiety, this is how you can support them.


2018-07-09 08:00

Retlhatswana Matsogo is a Setswana phrase that means we must help one another.

3 ways to support a loved one during their weight loss journey

2018-04-10 10:22

Talking about weight is never easy

Finally, a sports bra trend that works for all boob sizes

2017-05-31 09:43

Are you giving your bosom the support it deserves?

How to support someone with depression

2017-02-23 09:45

One in five South Africans suffers from a mental illness. Here are some tips on how to help support someone with depression.

Heart attack patients benefit from social support

2014-10-06 15:04

Young or middle-aged heart attack patients tend to have better physical and mental health if they get social support from close friends and family who care about them.

Judgey McJudgerson!

2014-04-02 10:33

Why do some parents feel constantly judged, wonders Kim Norton.

Misunderstanding miscarriage

2011-02-11 13:47

When your pregnant friend suddenly isn’t anymore, there are some key things not to say.

Benefits of a 20-kid family

2010-02-15 12:33

Sipho takes a look on the bright side of one man siring kids by the dozen.

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