Live Mindfully

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

A new study by Concordia University in Canada has revealed the real risks of growing up with bipolar parents  Bipolar disorder (BD) is among the 10 most burdensome medical conditions, according to the World Health Organization. The disorder is known for its dramatic highs of extreme euphoria, racing thoughts and

In September, ultra-runners Mimi Anderson (UK) and Samantha Gash (Australia) will begin a 32-day crossing of the Freedom Trail in South Africa. They aim to raise R560 000 to provide education and sanitary products to schoolgirls and women. Currently, in sub-Saharan Africa, only 57% of all girls attend primary school,

      It’s a sad truth that society has constructed the idea that domestic violence is an issue that affects women and only women but this is not the case at all. It has been found that 40% of domestic violence cases are against men, which is something that