Depression

depression | Longevity LIVE

This past week, three-time cycling world champion and 2016 Olympic Silver winner Kelly Catlin passed away at the age of 23. According to a statement from her father, the young cyclist had taken her own life. As a result, there have been emerging theories that believe she had been battling

Parks | Longevity LIVE

Today’s population is seen as the indoor generation because they rarely spend their time outdoors, let alone in parks. In fact, a 2018 survey found that, on average, people spend at least 90% of their time indoors (1). Not only are we depriving ourselves of the benefits that comes from being

spouse | Longevity LIVE

It’s difficult to see someone you love grappling with sadness, a lack of motivation and general listlessness – especially if it’s your spouse. Is there a way to help? In his February column, Dr Demartini provides insight on how to best help your spouse when they are going through a

Endorphins are naturally produced chemicals that help to alleviate pain, discomfort and stress. They are produced by the nervous system and are often referred to as feel-good chemicals because of their ability to relieve stress and incite euphoria. There are at least 20 different types of endorphins and each has

full body [longevity live]

Full body massages are ideal for relieving tension in your body and letting go of anxiety and depression. Once a rich man’s luxury, massages are now widely available to anybody looking for muscular tension relief and some downtime. Full body massages allow your body to feel completely rejuvenated and refreshed. I think

While January is supposed to be a breath of fresh air, a brand-new page and a chance to start over, for many people it just represents a gloomy, dark tunnel they need to wrestle through – one that often seems to have no end. A new study also indicates that

mother natures [longevity live]

Mother Nature’s powers are limitless and can heal us in more ways than one. That is exactly why those who do not see the outdoors generally wind up sad and unhealthy. Admittedly, I love going on adventures and exploring the outside world. Without nature, there is no life – in

sad | Longevity LIVE

With every passing year, it seems that the pressure of youth has led to an increase in teen suicide. Having received their final exam results, it is natural for youngsters  be experiencing stress and anxiety. In fact, exam time and receiving results are amongst the most significant stressors of growing

Each year, during the month of November, the public spotlight shines on men’s health issues, in order to raise awareness and understanding of includes health conditions such as prostate and testicular cancer, as well as mental illnesses like depression. Coined ‘Movember’, this is an annual event that involves the growing

self-care apps [longevity live]

Self-care apps are on the rise with over 4,000 different ones available. However, can these apps really help your mental health? They all have the same promise to improve our mental wellbeing. However, even self-help can feel overwhelming. Before you download your next app, let’s take a closer look at