On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.
Wellness, that coveted glow and peace of mind. These topics were discussed at length at our latest workshop, called Your Health Is Your Wealth, which we hosted alongside our partners Solal, at the beautiful Mesh Club in Rosebank this past weekend. And if you missed it, you can read all
On the 23rd of March, we are hosting our first workshop of the year in a morning of information, fun and networking at the marvelous Mesh Club in Rosebank. Longevity, in partnership with Solal, has invited a team of leading medical experts as panellists to provide you with informative tips
We may be living longer, but many of us are not enjoying optimal health. We live in a super-stressed age of antibiotic resistance, growing auto-immune conditions, hypertension and weight gain. And it’s hard to look your best when you are not feeling your best. Moreover, cancer is rampant and afflicting
This is one grandmother I would love to meet. Not only is she still alive and kicking in her ninth decade, but her sense of humour, spirit of adventure and endearing honesty have me wishing I could enjoy a drink with her. Yes, Really! tells the life story of a
What do women really want? This is a hotly debated question and one that is often unanswerable by the men in our lives. Some think that all women want is perfect and healthy-looking hair – the kind of hair you get when you take in lots of nutrients by eating
Unplug: A Simple Guide to Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul Seekers By Suze Yalof Schwartz, Debra Goldstein In the working world, taking a few minutes off to relax is about as ludicrous as it sounds. Despite this, many people use meditation as a coping mechanism. Regardless of the stigma associated
With Women’s month coming to an end – and on the heels of Women’s Equality Day in the US – we thought it appropriate to honor ten exceptional women who continuously strive to ensure the health and wellness of South Africans in their respective spheres. For years, the following women
This New York Times best-selling book, written by internationally-acclaimed doctor from Harvard Medical School, Jerome Groopman, sheds light on the definitive link between hope, healing and health and how these elements comes into play on a biological level when it comes to the patient’s journey of recovery after serious illness.
Book Title: Why The Chinese Don’t Count Calories: fifteen age-old secrets that can change your life By Lorraine Clissold As opposed to taking up another fad diet, adopting the traditional Chinese attitude towards food could be the best dietary step you can take. With regards to one’s relationship towards food, many have