Depression

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

hot sauce [longevity live]

Hot sauce is a vital condiment in my kitchen and to be frank, my life! If you’re heat obsessed like me and crave spicy curries, stir-fries, vegetables and hot pasta dishes. Then you are probably doing everything you can to find something hot like Siracha, Tobasco or Chili to drown your food

nothing [longevity live]

Nothing boosts my mood quite like a week’s worth of eating regular meals consisting of seafood, vegetables and lots of fruit. On the whole, as a Mediterranean eater, I choose to consume a diet like this anyway. However, when you’re staying in the beautiful Watamu, Kenya the fish is caught fresh

SAD | Longevity Live

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression that occurs in annual cycles due to the change in seasons. It is more commonly associated with the onset of winter; however, there are rare instances where people experience cases of “summer depression”. “SAD is a very real disorder for

Student

The link between young adults – in particular, university students — and high levels of depression and depressive symptoms is well documented. But when exactly are they at their highest? Are stress levels and risks of depressive episodes as elevated on campus in September as they are in, say, April?

Get your fix from exercise

We all know that running improves aerobic fitness and is a great way to help improve cardiovascular health. Plus, it burns calories and can build strength. But did you know that running can also boost your brain health, improve memory and even counteract brain shrinkage as you age? By the