Live Mindfully

It may be considered a taboo topic, but mental illness is showing to be a growing pandemic in a number of South African workplaces. Unfortunately, it is not often a topic of conversation, due to the stigma it still holds. On this episode of 15 Minutes with Longevity looked this

  In this episode of 15 Minutes with Longevity,  director and publisher of Longevity Gisele Wertheim Aymes looks into maintaining a healthy marriage and keeping peace when confronted with conflict in a family setting. Gisele spoke to Beverly Milun, a self-esteem engineer, and Nikki Bush, a creative parenting expert. With

Being in love can boost mental strength and personality development in young adults, suggests a new study published in the Journal of Personality. For this study, German researchers from the University of Jena and the University of Kassel, focused on neuroticism, one of the five characteristics considered to be the

We interact via social media, which couldn’t be anything further from social. We “like” and we share, we comment and follow, but we have forgotten what social interaction is really like. We are constantly adding “friends” on Facebook but we have forgotten what it is like to truly be a

Cape Town’s The Test Kitchen has taken the 48th spot in the World’s 50 Best Restaurant 2014 list. “It’s just great to be here in London and receive this acknowledgment and award. I feel so proud of what we have achieved over these three years. We will continue to build

It takes just one conversation for couples to decide that they don’t want to have children, a new study suggests. Lead author of the study, Edina Kurdi, of Middlesex University, said that 40% of the childless women she surveyed for a study had either not talked about having children, or

I recently came across this song by Sara Bareilles called Brave and thought I would share it with you. Often people become so used to holding themselves back and keeping their opinions to themselves that they forget how liberating it can be to just tell someone how you are feeling

According to research, the gender pay gap in South African has remained static at about 35%  “This means women effectively earn in a full year what most men are earning in just 8 months,” says Sandra Burmeister, CEO of executive search firm Amrop Landelahni. The earlier gains in closing the

South Africans have all had to tighten their belts when it comes to their spending and single parent households are probably the hardest hit when it comes to this. “When time and money are two pressure points in a single parent’s life, it’s tempting to take healthy eating off the

Why women have more headaches than men

How you deal with stress affects your lifespan report researchers from The Brandeis University. The latest findings suggest that learning to adequately deal with stress can actually add years to your life. People who forgive themselves for mistakes are physically healthier than those who obsess over them, the study found.