Gisèle Wertheim Aymes


Gisèle is the owner of the Longevity brand and a self-proclaimed health hedonist. When she is not working, you'll find in her in a yoga class or active in the great outdoors. Gisèle is passionate about health and sharing information. You can follow her @giselewaymes on Twitter and Instagram or read her Linked-In profile for full bio details

By Gisèle Wertheim Aymes As a family we enjoy active skiing holidays, but in the past few years we have not wanted to give up our warm December holiday to spend time in freezing conditions on a ski slope in the Northern Hemisphere, so we decided to look for an

PICKLED PINK RECIPES FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS The talented team at ELLE Decoration South Africa show you simple ways to ‘blush’ up on some old favourite recipes while celebrating the colour  PINK. While October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease, breast cancer

Yoga exercise

It’s that time of the year for the Southern Hemisphere where it would seem people’s motivation to exercise  becomes as brittle as the dried twigs in the garden. Well that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but still points to the challenge may people face when it gets nippy, windy and


Turn a Sunday meal into a tasty delight with this delicious star anise-roasted sweet potato and coconut soup with citrus oil recipe, extracted from Gourmet Sisters by Sue Allen and Ilse Fourie. Allen’s and Fourie’s relationship was formed when they were both contestants in the first series of MasterChef South

stroke | Longevity LIVE

There are thousands of fascinating health talks on TED, however this inspiring talk is one of TED’s most popular with over 16 million views to date from when it was first aired in 2008. Delivered by Dr Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist, she studied her own stroke as it happened

Sex Life | Longevity LIVE

  Sexual fantasy: most of us do it; few of us talk about it. And this does not only refer to online porn and “dirty” magazines either. No. Today’s entry into sexual fantasy is more refined, more private – wrapped up in the written word. Some say that this sexual

A research review published in JAMA Internal Medicine, an international peer-reviewed journal, has shown that tanning beds could lead to a higher risk of skin cancer, including melanoma. The review has highlighted again the need for health authorities globally to take heed of this health threat. This is the first

Yoga at the best of times helps clear your mind and restore balance both physically and mentally and it’s one of those exercise routines you can take with you anywhere. This festive period, don’t find excuses and make sure you include yoga in your daily activities. Just moving through a

Bipolar is not the end of the world; it is not a life sentence, nor is it a disability. I can write the above sentence not because I think all people living with bipolar just need to pull themselves towards themselves, but rather because I have been diagnosed with Bipolar

In this Q&A Dr. Anushka Reddy, a general practitioner specialising in aesthetic medicine answers questions about can go wrong in non-invasive treatments. This is a very good question, and something I touch upon in most of my personal blogs. There is always a risk in any elective treatment, regardless of