Psyche and Emotions

Dealing with a diagnosis that will change your life is one thing, but being told there is nothing that can be done to help you is another. 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, who lives in Oregan in the USA, was diagnosed with a stage-4 glioblastoma (a malignant brain tumor) in April this

In a recent issue of the magazine we had a very special feature, which looked at the beauty, strength and inspiration behind seven remarkable women who were all fighting, or had fought, various hard times. One of these incredible women was Tyne Lankwarden, who had been diagnosed with breast cancer at

Taken from:  Yoga in Joburg “In absolute silence, sleeps an absolute power”–  Sri Aurobindo Do you feel a need to de-link from the stresses and tensions of daily work and life? Are you seeking a deeper inner experience of peace? Do you enjoy observing the simple things in nature? Would

Thabiso Mailula, a Senior Psychosocial Facilitator at The Talisman Foundation as well as a Life Coach at Perception InMotion, was another one of the incredible speakers at the Psychology Festival of Learning, which was hosted at the South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) this week. The topic Mailula discussed

Our Turn Back the Clock columnist:  Lesley Stones Here’s a question about your bedroom antics: are you a leaper or a loafer? I’d love to claim those are two exciting new positions I’ve been practising, but I’m not asking what you’re getting up to between the sheets. I’m more interested in

Which is best: a morning or evening workout? Well, it all depends on you I am generally not a morning person. I’m not grumpy when waking; I’m quite happy once I’m up, but the getting up is tough. In fact, I envy people who have the ability to rise before

“You’re only given one little sparkle of madness. You mustn’t lose it” – Robin Williams     We have lost one of the greatest actors of all time, considered  the epitome of happiness and humour. And yet the life he lived in many of his award-winning films was the complete opposite

We all have a need to take time out and recharge our batteries. If we don’t, we feel like doormats and become resentful. Recharging our batteries gives us new mental and physical energy to deal with everyday challenges and perform at our best, personally and professionally. Some of us do

Jealousy is a taboo topic in any relationship and can lead to huge rifts between two people who once loved each other very dearly. While many people will argue that jealousy is a natural reaction , you need to be extremely careful not to push the boundaries by  turning into the

Thank God it’s a Friday…with the weekend at the door we thought we’d share our picks for this weekend, from the book you can read to soothing jams you can listen to and relax after a long week. Happy weekend… Book     Unbelievable Chad Le Clos with Myan Subrayan dedicated to