Live Mindfully

By Xanthe Hunt Meditation has benefits for both body and mind: it fights inflammation, disease, and wards of stress and ageing. So it’s no surprise that some of Hollywood’s greatest have hopped on the Zen train in the hopes of youth, happiness and health. Here are our top celebs who

drought

With the heatwave only set to pass this coming weekend and temperatures reaching highs of 40 degrees Celsius in certain parts of the country, we spoke to Simon Gear, environmental and science correspondent for Primedia Broadcasting, to get his view on the worst drought South Africa has faced since the

A new wonder elixir, health fad of functional food? We investigate… By Kay Lockwood Previously shunned and little heard of, coconut oil is now widely available. Exercise and health fanatics are adding it to their breakfast smoothies or whisking a spoon into their morning coffees for a metabolic boost and

by Dr Ryan Fuller The busy pace of today’s lifestyles means that many of us overlook the power we have to choose to enjoy our world more by living better and longer. Growing older is no longer something we must simply accept and endure – and the 2nd World Conference

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)

Today, 21 March, South Africans across the board will celebrate the country’s Bill of Rights which is enshrined in the South African Constitution and legally protects the basic human rights of every individual living in this land. Despite the Bill’s promise of protection, a significant number of South Africans, for

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Lack of sexual activity can lead to depression, a fascinating South African study conducted by anti-depressant pharmaceutical firm has found. More than 700 women were surveyed throughout South Africa about the effect that sex – or the lack thereof  – has on their mental wellbeing. While 8 in 10 women

After losing his wife to cancer on Christmas Day, scientist Billy Boyle vowed to do all he could to help others who could be saved by an early diagnosis. Kate Gross died last Christmas, aged just 36. She reportedly passed away, her husband by her side, just minutes before her sons asked

Journalist Lesley Stones shared this personal, heartfelt journey with Longevity magazine. Her partner Steve contracted bacterial meningitis and she writes about how this deadly virus changed their lives. Sometimes you really wish you could turn back the clock, and other times perhaps that time will stand eternally still. This is

Phil Hughes would have turned 26 this past Sunday, but instead his life was celebrated without him there. At the young age of 25 Hughes had already achieved so much. The number 26 was a significant one to him – he had played 26 games for Australia and he scored 26 first-class