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Kim Potgieter is a certified financial planner, ICF coach, New Money Story mentor, author and speaker. She helps clients get a return on their investments – and their lives – by having real conversations with them about money, meaning and how to make a magical life. It’s always good to

allergies

If you experience seasonal allergies, you might be dreading the fast-approaching months of spring. Don’t despair. You can “friend your allergy” and minimize your symptoms. Dr Ismail Kalla, a pulmonologist from Charlotte Maxeke Wits, explains that an allergic reaction takes place when a specific molecule comes into contact with the

digestive health | Longevity Live

Did you know that more than half (54%) of health-conscious South Africans experience digestive health problems, according to the 2017 Cipla Digestive Health Survey conducted among 400 health conscious individuals?* According to Professor Leon Dicks, head of the probiotic and antimicrobial peptide lab in the Department of Microbiology at the

The significance of sleep for optimal growth and development of children cannot be sufficiently emphasized. Yet for a significant number of young children, the quality of this most basic requisite is compromised by the experience of night terrors. Unlike nightmares, which we all know as disturbing or scary dreams, night

suicidal | Longevity LIVE

Mental illness still carries huge stigma in most societies. It is for this reason that most people do not discuss the issues relating to mental illness, one of which is suicide. It is daunting enough having to find yourself in a situation where you find a loved one threatening to

allergies

There’s no better indication of a change of season than nasal congestion, sneezing and itchy eyes. For a start, the name Hay fever is misleading: “Hay” has nothing to do with the condition, and it certainly isn’t a fever. Here’s how you can better prepare for the change of season

Discovering South Africa's Small Towns| Longevity

We no longer have to guess. Harvard Medical School released a paper outlining the only five exercises we need to practice to get the best outcome for our bodies. And the results are surprising! Don’t like going to the gym? No problem! Part of the reason that these exercises are so fantastic is that you don’t necessarily

disability

Some of us see being single as an opportunity to sleep in the middle of the bed, eat food without having it stolen and go out without having to ask permission. Like Nick Jonas sang, “there’s one thing I love more than being with you and that’s no ties, no drama

green

1 Plant an indigenous tree Make an effort to green SA the simple way – plant a tree to encourage local wildlife, birds and insects. Consider planting the tree in a community without many trees.  2 Find a glass bank and recycle It’s really easy to find a place where

That’s right you can now sniff Coco Loko chocolate powder for just $19.99 per 1.25-ounce and apparently it’s as good as ecstasy. Coco Loko, manufactured by Legal Lean co, consists of: cacao powder (an ingredient which contains caffeine), B vitamins, ginkgo biloba, L-Arginine (an amino acid), guarana and taurine. These are