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bilingual | Longevity Live

With half of the world’s population speaking two or more languages one has to wonder whether or not the ability to switch between languages has benefits for our cognitive capacity. A study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology indicates that being bilingual does. Researchers showed that bilingual children are better

excuse | Longevity LIVE

Having the motivation to exercise can be a slippery slope. With just a hint of the flu, a busier week than usual or cold weather, our brain has found an excuse as to why we can skip out on today’s workout. Unfortunately, this can lead to missing the next workout

depression and mice in research | Longevity Live

The IDEA study from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2016 found that depression costs South Africa more than R232 Billion or 5.7% of the country’s GDP due to lost productivity –either due to absence from work, or attending work while unwell. Chairperson of the Psychiatry Management Group

meeting | Longevity Live

Business Leader. Mom. Lawyer. Health Nut. Passionate Mentor & Receptive Mentee. Schuyla Goodson, Operations Vice President of Northern Area, Cummins Pacific Region, is all the above. She shares her 5 tips for a healthy work, family and life balance. (1)  1. The Eyes Have It Men are visual – there

acne | Longevity LIVE

People of all ages can relate to the embarrassment, annoyance and stress that acne can cause. However, the good news is that the answer to this problem can be found in our pantry. Cosmetic chemist Candice Kalil, explains that home remedies are often kinder to the skin than products found

trips | Longevity LIVE

If you’re anything like me, travelling for work is somewhat of a regular occurrence. In fact, local business trips have become such a standard criteria for most of us. That they start to become more of a nuisance after a while than a pleasure. I’m actually one of those people who really enjoys travelling,

Cocktails [Longevity LIVE]

What could be better? Being healthy on a Friday (or Saturday, or…) by enjoying a delicious fresh wonderful cocktail. I have personally started a trend around the office after sipping on that deliciously, guilt-free turmeric and ginger cocktail last Friday at sunset. Even us “health freaks” can’t resist a drink at 4

Want To Try Microblading In Joburg?| Longevity

A wise person once said, ” Great eyebrows don’t happen by chance. They happen by appointment”. Although microblading has been a popular procedure in Asia and in Europe for over 25 years now, it’s relatively new in South Africa. Meaning, there aren’t too many places to get your eyebrows done

mecha-sperm

Okay, so seriously, imagine this. In order to help cure cancer, researchers are working with microscopic 3D printers to make tiny little harnesses for sperm, like one little harness per sperm. (I presume one size fits all but I need to check.) And what do these sperm harness actually do? Well

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