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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 ...

Women’s Month: Fill your cup before you pour from it says Discovery Vitality’s head of Wellness, Dr Mosima Mabunda

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 by A4W Contributor

When we as women take care of ourselves, we can better take care of the rest of the ...

How can we help children process the trauma of losing a loved one to Covid-19?

How can we help children process the trauma of losing a loved one to Covid-19?

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Instead of being surrounded by love and comfort from friends and family, and receiving the support of our ...

Managers need to develop empathy for remote workers to avoid a mental health crisis

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 by A4W Contributor

South Africa is facing unprecedented stress, isolation, depression and fear brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Addiction, resilience & hope: We talk to Melinda Ferguson on the 20th anniversary of ‘Smacked’

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

Hooked on heroin and crack cocaine, Melinda Ferguson plummets into a devastating rock bottom as she finds herself ...

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Hlubi Mboya Arnold talks mental health and life under lockdown

Posted on Jul 25, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

The whole world is adjusting to Life after the COVID-19 outbreak, and while many of us bewail the ...

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Mental health study reveals toll of Covid-19 lockdown

Posted on Jul 24, 2020 by Watch This

If you are feeling frustrated, anxious and emotionally drained by the lockdown, you are not alone...

70% of people experience Imposter Syndrome… and it’s mostly women

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 by A4W Contributor

If you're feeling that you're not good enough to do your job, and you're going to be caught ...

The taste of nostalgia: Do you remember these iconic treats? #WorldBrainDay

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Which nostalgic tastes do we miss most?! Our readers voted that they would miss the BarOne Peanut more ...

Diary of a recovering junkie: Dealing with emotions after 45 years of numbness

Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Having numbed my emotions for the better part of 45 years I am not used to feeling so ...

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South Africans will be traumatised after COVID-19

Posted on Jul 17, 2020 by A4W Contributor

The past few months will leave many traumatised with the possible cases of PTSD long after the crisis ...

Find your happy place by getting your body moving

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 by A4W Contributor

We know it's cold. We know it's dark outside when the alarm goes off or you get home ...

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South Africans are in a mental health crisis

Posted on Jul 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

South Africans are going through a mental health crisis with insurance claims related to mental illness on the ...

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Keabetswe Jan is using social media to promote mental health

Posted on Jul 8, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Social media influencer, Keabetswe Jan, has partnered with Metropolitan to contribute to the social media revolution to encourage ...

How mindfulness can help your family cope during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Jul 7, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Mindfulness is becoming such an important concept that it's predicted that it will soon be added into the ...

Pasha 70: Why have I been having weird dreams during the pandemic? (Listen)

Posted on Jul 2, 2020 by The Conversation

Dale Rae, Director of Sleep Science and a senior researcher at the faculty of Health Sciences at the ...

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Grief really does hurt

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by PRESS

Finding support and understanding for your grief during the time of social distancing can be hard. The Mosaic ...

Covid-19 could trigger more gambling addicts as people search for financial ‘quick-fix’

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by PRESS

Thousands of citizens have been laid off, or are on ‘short time’ due to the pandemic, which may ...

A healthy diet and strong immune system could be your best defence against COVID-19

Posted on Jun 12, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Diet and lifestyle choices are another precaution we can take to bolster our body’s fighting chance against contracting ...

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