Psyche and Emotions

failure | Longevity LIVE

Failure is inevitable in life. By learning to focus on valuing who you are, not what you do, you can let go of negativity and approach yourself in a more positive way. Failure is a common experience that affects all age groups, from childhood though to old age. The rise

ECT | Longevity LIVE

Commonly used to treat mental disorders such as severe depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and catatonia (characterized by lack of movement, fast or strange movements, lack of speech, and other symptoms), Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) can be an effective and safe procedure. It is practiced worldwide as well as in the

super-mom | Longevity LIVE

Question from an anonymous reader with Super-Mom Syndrome: “I’m a working mother with three children under the age of 12. Although I have a good support structure, I still find myself exhausted most days, and dropping balls – either at home or at work. My career is important to me,

Demartini | Longevity LIVE

Dr John Demartini is a human behavior specialist, educator, international best-selling author and founder of the Demartini Institute. Here he gives his expert advice for a reader on the topic of her imminent marriage and fidelity. An anonymous reader asks: I am about to get married, and although I’m not

health | Longevity LIVE

Annelise de Jager is passionate about effecting positive change in the lives of others. She founded the incredibly successful South African fundraising project, Casual Day, which raised R173 million under her leadership. She has founded and is currently developing Tekkie Tax, a project which has brought together 16 reputable welfare

dementia | Longevity Live

This is my story of my mother’s dementia. My mother, Joyce, was an energetic and creative person living a busy and fulfilling life. She visited the elderly, made costumes for all of my stage productions, was a skillful baker and an exceptional cake decorator. She enjoyed gardening, reading and crosswords.

financial | Longevity LIVE

The message is out there that the world of work has changed and that we all should work longer. In many cases this may mean becoming an entrepreneur and building your own brand. The best way to tackle your current situation, if you have not saved enough, is to try

On commemorating World AIDS Day on the first of December, it is important to discuss some of the issues related to this illness – not just on the day that remembers the disease, but through the month as well. While statistics show a definite improvement in the number of people

Asperger's Syndrome

Internal pain is more than the tears we cry or the smiles we fake. It’s physically emotional. If you experience persistent sadness and a lack of interest in activities you would normally enjoy, accompanied by the inability to perform your daily tasks, you could be suffering from depression. If these

While the psychological influence of color has not undergone much scientific research, there have been some practical studies. They’ve found that color seems to have a remarkable self-reported impact on our mood, behaviour and levels of stress. According to clinical psychologist Dr Sandrina Haeck, artists and interior designers have long