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5 Things you can do to cope better with anxiety

Don’t be ashamed: 5 Things you can do to cope better with anxiety

Posted on Sep 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Anxiety is a normal reaction to danger, the body’s automatic fight-or-flight response that is triggered when you feel ...

Are you stressed or traumatised?

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Worry, anxiety and stress over the pandemic, the lockdown and everything that has come with it is the ...

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Pets play an important role in mental health support 

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Pets are recognised the world over as companions to help people with mental illness cope...

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Keep calm – it’s the secret to ageing well

Posted on Sep 7, 2020 by The Conversation

The long-term effects of stress are not only apparent in memory: recently it has been shown for the ...

Why you, me and Lizzo are totally #bodygoals

Posted on Sep 4, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Here are three reasons we are completely on board with Lizzo’s version of body goals...

Diary of a junkie: Progress, not perfection

Posted on Aug 31, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Recovering addict Mel Harris shares her story: a story of progress and not perfection...

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Are you suffering from insomnia?

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by Watch This

Increased stress, anxiety and disrupted routines are seeing many people around the world struggling to hold on to ...

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Viewpoints: Should euthanasia be available for people with existential suffering?

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 by The Conversation

Existential suffering refers to an individual experiencing a lack of meaning or sense of purposelessness in life. Such ...

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You should be eating more bananas… but not too many

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 by A4W Contributor

For all their goodness, bananas are packed with calories and could leave you bloated and gassy if you ...

Lack of travel is affecting our mental health! Here’s how to boost your mood & help SA’s tourism industry

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Not only did the coronavirus pandemic affect our pockets, but global lockdowns also had a major effect on ...

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Burnouts and nervous breakdowns: What to do about it

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Millions of people around the world struggle to get a handle on their mental health and the current ...

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Normalise mental health and happiness

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Here are 10 things we should all be normalising this women's month and beyond for better mental health...

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3 Signs you may be an alcoholic

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

The prohibition of alcohol has forced many South African’s to recognise themselves as being alcohol dependent or alcoholics. ...

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Mental health for pregnant women and new mothers: Why extra care is needed

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 by The Conversation

Depression has many levels and factors, ranging from biological to psychological. It also has social and cultural effects ...

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Why you need to stock up on brain food

Posted on Aug 16, 2020 by Watch This

Great advice on brain food and how it can help your children develop optimally...

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Why nurse Nomathemba Diniso casts her fears aside & reports for duty on the COVID-19 frontlines

Posted on Aug 12, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

We spoke to Nomathemba Diniso as part of the Dove Courage is Beautiful campaign in support of healthcare ...

5 Ways to cope with Covid burnout & exhaustion: advice from a life coach

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by Living & Loving

What used to just irritate you, now makes your blood boil. What used to just worry you, now ...

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Being body positive starts with being kinder to yourself

Posted on Aug 6, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Bra and lingerie specialist Sarah Swainson of Sarah Elizabeth shares her thoughts on building body positivity and self-care in commemoration ...

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Alcohol and cigarette ban: Are you experiencing withdrawal?

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

We spoke to Durban based SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) Psychiatrist, Dr Hermant Nowbath about the ...

How can we get closure if we can’t say goodbye to our loved ones in their final hours?

Covid-19 Loss – How can we get closure if we can’t say goodbye to our loved ones in their final hours?

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by Claire Warneke

One of the most heart-breaking aspects of the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading through our country is the ...

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