Psyche and Emotions

posture

Researchers have shown that your posture has a big impact on your mental health. While we know that physical health and mental health are closely linked. Who would have suspected that sitting up straight could help you to feel happier? Scientists have shown time and again that bad posture has

House

Cara Brookins is the author of the memoir, Rise, How a House Built a Family, which sparked a viral news story in more than 65 countries and 1,000 news stories in total. Her memoir tells the story of how she and her children escaped domestic violence. Traumatised and suffering from low self

While a new year’s resolution is a fantastic way to initiate change and start something new. It’s primary purpose is in the form of a constructive review on your past year’s progress. Very few of our larger goals in life have a time span as narrow as a single year.

Holiday

Who doesn’t love going on holiday, taking a days off to meet with friends and family or explore the world?  But will a holiday really make you happier? Research from the Netherlands on the impact of holidays on individual happiness has turned up surprising results. Setting out to measure the

failure

In this Q & A, Dr John Demartini answers a reader’s question on how to overcome the fear of failure. Question: I am about to go back to work, having taken time off to start a family. I am a professional with good work experience and have held positions of

Did you know that there has been a shift in the modern female code from struggles for independence and dominance to a fight for the right to personal identify and choice. This is according to a recent survey conducted by  1st for Women. The research has also revealed a troubling lack

One of the newest and most promising areas of medical research is technology designed to measure your mental health and predict what you are going to do next and researchers are investigating whether an app and a blood test can predict suicide risk. A Study on Suicide Predictors: In a

On  Friday the 4th of March, we were welcomed by Lori Milner and Nadia Bilchik at Hyatt Regency in Rosebank for the launch of their latest book, Own Your Space: The Toolkit For The Working Woman. Over a delicious breakfast, some of the most successful women in South African business

bilingual

With half of the world’s population speaking two or more languages  one has to wonder whether or not the ability to switch between languages has benefits for our cognitive capacity. A study, recently published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, indicates that it does. Researchers showed that bilingual children

Living with anxiety can be immobilizing. It’s difficult to navigate your day if you don’t know when or where your next panic attack may occur. Even though anxiety is often seen as a mental issue one forgets that neurotransmitters and steroid hormones largely influence our mental state. Even though it