To suggest that dealing with my oily skin is easy would be a lie. Aside from ensuring that my bag contains enough blotting paper to last me throughout the day, there is also the fear that the extra oil on my face will lead to acne and breakouts. Although adolescence
On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.
Native to South Africa, rooibos tea has developed a large following due to the plethora of benefits that it can provide. In fact, it was recently announced that the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) is set to invest more than R4.5 million into research efforts to better understand how the tea
Many people avoid working out because they believe that it makes them break out with pimples. Though sweating is an unavoidable side effect of exercising that can contribute to skin irritations and eruptions, there are several steps that you can take to combat this problem and protect your skin. Tips
We’ve all heard that a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away but just how factual is it? With the growing need to adopt a healthier lifestyle, drinking alcohol can leave us feeling guilty. Thankfully, emerging research continues to highlight the benefits that come from moderately consuming alcohol.
Access to early screening, treatment and education can pave the way for a better quality of life for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but a lack of awareness, trained professionals and support limits this in especially lower-income communities in South Africa, Africa and the world. On World
Jodi Solomon may barely match the height of the boxers she trains, yet that doesn’t mean the boxing manager can’t put up a good fight. In fact, her journey with the sport, as both a trainer and manager, consisted of a few draining battles. Jodi’s walk with boxing Twenty-five years
With how fast-paced our lives have become, it would be impossible to find ourselves sitting idly with nothing to do, let alone doing so on purpose. However, according to a recent study, allowing yourself to sink into boredom may be the exact boost you need to get the creative juices
It would be difficult to ignore the growing amount of evidence highlighting the importance of gut health. For those keeping up with all things gut health, the importance of both probiotics and prebiotics is regularly emphasized. However, it seems that the future of all things gut health may not only
Insomnia is on the rise in this era, especially among our generation. If we have to describe insomnia in the most basic words, it is the habitual sleeplessness. You are either not able to sleep or you fail to stay asleep. The consequences of this condition are appalling. You get