Psyche and Emotions

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


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


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.


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

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


University of Scranton research has found that just 8% of people are successful in achieving their New Year’s resolutions. In comparison, 49% achieve partial success and 24% repeatedly fail to achieve the resolutions they make, while only 14% of people over 50 achieve their resolutions. 43% of resolutions don’t make

liesl laurie

Miss South Africa, the gorgeous Liesl Laurie is beautiful inside and out. The plight of many South Africans who are in dire need of an angel to step in and lend a hand has touched her heart. Now, keeping the promise she made at the start of her reign –

As SA faces Japan today on the Rugby World Cup opening weekend, we look to our heroes of yesterday, and in particular one man who is fighting his own battle off the field. When Rugby legend, Joost Van der Westhuizen, discovered he had motor neuron disease his life was turned

mandela day

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” – Nelson Mandela As part of Mandela Day, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)