Live Mindfully

    •   You can achieve your wellness goals with these 4 easy tips 1) Go online. Follow inspiring sports stars on Twitter and search for motivating fitness blogs to find an online community to support your goals. 2)  Be adventurous. Never eaten edamame beans or munched on maca?

Men report to a higher rate of happiness when it came to their weight, shape, appearance – and the way they are perceived by others. In contrast, women were found to be more self-conscious and slightly less satisfied, with their happiness levels at around 49%. Women are also much more

The secret to aging well might lie in how much you socialise, as well as regular exercise, newly presented research suggests. According to research by a professor at the University of Chicago, this makes extreme loneliness a risk factor for premature death that is nearly as potent as disadvantaged socioeconomic

Thinking of getting your wife or girlfriend lingerie for Valentine’s Day? The read on… A of 5 000 people found that all it takes for a woman to feel loved is a simple kiss goodbye on the way to work and an unprompted,”I love you”. The research, commissioned by AXA as

Experts reveal that open communication, mental wellbeing and a healthy sex life all contribute to relationship success. Recently released Justice Department’s 2012 – 2013 annual report reveals that the divorce rate in South Africa has increased by 28%. Research shows that the lack of communication accounts for 70% of all

The use of oxytocin off-label, by those who don’t suffer from a diagnosed disorder, to treat mild social unease, should be avoided. This comes after research conducted by the Concordia University’s Centre for Research in Human Development. Their recent study, published in the American Psychological Association’s journal Emotion, shows that

children | Longevity LIVE

Whether they are in primary, senior or high school – children are the perfect fodder for food and beverage marketing. Schools, particularly in the USA, are desirable marketing areas for food and beverage companies. The problem is that many of these marketed products are nutritionally poor, according to a study

fitness | Longevity LIVE

Having figured out that men and women exercise to different tunes to help them break through the pain barrier and motivate them, Dr Costas Karageorghis of Brunel University has created the ultimate fitness soundtrack. The playlist is said to be based on the global popularity of tracks together with music

avocado | Longevity LIVE

Research reveals that eating half an avocado at lunchtime can boost feelings of fullness and reduce the temptation to snack between meals. Avocado study The latest study involved 26 healthy but overweight adults. Researchers wanted to see if avocado consumption influences satiety, blood sugar, insulin response and snacking. The findings,

running | Longevity LIVE

Having missed an average of two days of work or school due to illness or injury, compared with four days for people in the general population, researchers have concluded that running, rather ultra runners are a lot healthier than the rest of us, according to a study was published in