Stress

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

ginseng | Longevity LIVE

Ginseng is a plant that has been adopted as an herbal supplement. Being the most medicinally valuable element of the plant, its root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. There are many variations of this plant – most notably red Korean ginseng, American ginseng and Asian ginseng. The compounds

skin | Longevity LIVE

It’s the body’s largest organ – around two square meters – and makes up around 16% of our body weight. So, why do we neglect our skin? Dr Sly Nedic, a physician board-certified in anti- aging medicine by the World Organisation of Anti- Aging Medicine, aesthetic specialist and founder of 8th

stress | Longevity LIVE

When we experience stress, our body automatically goes into fight-or-flight mode, which increases adrenalin for survival, explains Dr Sly Nedic, a physician board-certified in anti- aging medicine by the World Organization of Anti-Aging Medicine, aesthetic specialist and founder of 8th Sense Spa. Hormones, stress and your skin “At the same

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,

depression | Longevity LIVE

With as many as one in six South Africans suffering from anxiety, depression or substance abuse (excluding more serious conditions such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia), Dr Renata Schoeman, member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) says now, this very minute, is the time for everyone to take stock of their unhealthy lifestyle

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

tech | Longevity LIVE

Numerous tech studies link workplace wellness with improved employee performance, happiness on the job and an individual’s commitment toward organizational goals. Companies should be applauded on their innovation and efforts toward making wellness in the work environment a priority, but it’s not all up to your employer. What actions and

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

parents | Longevity LIVE

While keeping fit and healthy is a number one priority for many of us, when you have errands to run, deadlines to meet, a family to feed and a household to maintain – it sometimes gets pushed aside. In saying this, Momentum Wellness Ambassador, Mary Mutlanyane, believes that it’s all