5 ways to boost your mental health this year

Visiting art exhibitions and getting enough sunlight could help reduce your risk of depression.

We all know eating right and keeping fit is important, but here are some simple ways to also look after your mental health in 2019.

5 ways to boost your mental health this year
5 ways to boost your mental health this year

5 ways to boost your mental health this year

Visiting art exhibitions and getting enough sunlight could help reduce your risk of depression.

Prepare yourself for Blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year

Prepare yourself for Blue Monday – the most depressing day of the year

Embrace January and each month thereafter by filling your hours with things that add value to your life.
How to stick to your New Year’s weight loss resolution

How to stick to your New Year’s weight loss resolution

Adding more fat-burning foods to your diet can help you lose weight and boost your energy levels.
How to kickstart your fitness goals in the new year

How to kickstart your fitness goals in the new year

Many people don’t realise that dance is an actual sport and is very good for toning and strengthening muscles.
Ask the doctor: Diarrhoea and sunburn

Ask the doctor: Diarrhoea and sunburn

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
How to cope with menopause

How to cope with menopause

If this period of your life is managed as it should be, there is nothing to fear.
5 simple but healthy habits to start this January

5 simple but healthy habits to start this January

Making simple lifestyle changes such as walking to work and getting enough sunlight could help boost your health in 2019.
Ask the doctor: Hangovers and immunisations

Ask the doctor: Hangovers and immunisations

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
How to deal with hay fever

How to deal with hay fever

It may be difficult to tell whether you have common cold or hay fever since the signs and symptoms can be similar.
Why snacking could be damaging your health

Why snacking could be damaging your health

Just the act of eating a meal places a large degree of physiological stress on the immune system.
Non-sugar sweeteners have no extra health benefits

Non-sugar sweeteners have no extra health benefits

Although several non-sugar sweeteners are approved for use, little is known about their potential benefits and harms for health.
Five ways exercise can help you quit smoking

Five ways exercise can help you quit smoking

Want to stop smoking as part of your new year’s resolution? Consider taking these steps.
10 herbs to cure inflammation (and how to grow them yourself)

10 herbs to cure inflammation (and how to grow them yourself)

Here’s how herbs and spices you may already have in your kitchen can prevent and alleviate inflammation.
Why giving to others this holiday season could bring long-lasting happiness

Why giving to others this holiday season could bring long-lasting happiness

Spending money on others may bring longer-lasting joy than spending it on ourselves.
People in Africa live longer. But their health is poor in those extra years

People in Africa live longer. But their health is poor in those extra years

How long people live affects the population’s state of health and leading causes of disability.
Why the joy of Christmas can turn to despair

Why the joy of Christmas can turn to despair

Although the new year is a time of promise and fresh beginnings, it may also lead to a sense of hopelessness.
Nomvula Mokonyane reportedly struggling to recover after undergoing liposuction

Nomvula Mokonyane reportedly struggling to recover after undergoing liposuction

The minister allegedly opted for a quick fix to get her body rocking for the beach.
10 ways to eat healthy during this festive season

10 ways to eat healthy during this festive season

Stick to these tips this festive season and you’ll be sure to usher in a healthier you in the New Year.
The ultimate guide to a hangover-free festive season

The ultimate guide to a hangover-free festive season

Preparation can enable you to be merry and not pay the price the next day.
6 natural hangover cures

6 natural hangover cures

While hangovers aren’t caused by lack of sleep, a long nap does work.
A beginner’s guide to cycling

A beginner’s guide to cycling

I can confidently say cycling is definitely one of the best ways to explore and see the beauty of of our country.
Ask the doctor: Breastfeeding and alcohol allergy

Ask the doctor: Breastfeeding and alcohol allergy

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
What you need to know about cystic fibrosis

What you need to know about cystic fibrosis

Although women with cystic fibrosis may be less fertile, it’s possible for them to conceive and to have successful pregnancies.
8 celebrities who are HIV positive activists

8 celebrities who are HIV positive activists

Lesego Motsepe, who was known for her role as Lettie Matabane in Isidingo, disclosed her status on World Aids Day in 2011.
Grab a partner and stay fit this festive season

Grab a partner and stay fit this festive season

When you are struggling to keep up, your training partner should be there to support you and give you encouragement to keep going.
Ask the doctor: Cysts and marijuana

Ask the doctor: Cysts and marijuana

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.

 

 

 

 

 

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