mental health

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.

mental | Longevity LIVE

In what may be a taxing year ahead, South Africans are urged to make mental well-being a priority. Those hoping for a healthier 2018 need to be looking beyond a fresh diet and exercise routine. All too often, mental health takes a backseat – but a growing body of evidence

iPhone | Longevity LIVE

The first week of 2018 had hardly reached its end, and a major addiction issue had already raised its ugly head. Teenagers – specifically ones living in the United States – report to finding it increasingly difficult to part with their iPhone, even for a short time. This problem had

violation | Longevity LIVE

Violation preys on our most basic fears – our most intimate and private moments, our vulnerabilities, being exploited by a person we trust. When the Internet and the virtual world has a part to play in this exploitation, the fallout is immense. The impact on an individual’s psychological well-being, as

personality | Longevity LIVE

Relationships, even those that may seem the most blissful, can take their toll on one or both partners. Should you discover that your partner suffers from a personality disorder, this may have a very negative impact on the relationship, and could be enough to lead to a complete and final

Multilingualism | Longevity LIVE

After more than a decade of research, this much we know: it’s good for your brain to know another language. Multilingualism could prove to be a key factor in brain health. A new study from researchers at Concordia University goes further, however, focusing specifically on the effects of knowing a


Living green doesn’t have to be difficult. By including these eco-friendly products in your day-to-day routine, you can do your part to decrease waste and harmful chemicals that go back to the environment, save water, and slow down the rate at which we use up our natural resources. Did you

Internet | Longevity LIVE

Admit it. We all want to look younger, be a little thinner, boost our sex drives or brighten our skin… without the expense of seeing a doctor. These days, all it takes is a few clicks to pick up a real bargain on the Internet: two “fat-dissolving” injections for the

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

book | Longevity LIVE

In this article, the Longevity team shares one of their favorite books with you. For this one, the topic of money is being discussed. Have you ever spent your salary in a couple of weeks and had nothing to show for it? While some women seem to know how to stretch every