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Depression

Love & Relationship
January 26, 2021

The Cure for Loneliness

It is the month of love, and as relationships are brought to the fore, it can become apparent just how lonely you feel. Distressing millions around the world, loneliness reportedly affects around 1 in 10 South Africans, both young and old. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, it is affecting increasingly more, and in some ways has become an epidemic on its own. Being lonely isn’t the same as being alone Loneliness is not the same thing as enjoying alone time. Rather, it’s about feeling physically and emotionally isolated. Essentially, loneliness refers to the difference between the amount…
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Mental & Emotional Health
January 21, 2021

One key habit to improve your mental health in 2021

When you want to improve your health, you focus on the basics: eat better and exercise more. But here is something else to consider: your social life. We’re not referring just to how often you go out with friends, but how your relationships impact your overall well-being.
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Men's Health
October 20, 2020

4 unusual signs of depression in men

Depression is more than just a low mood. And, especially with guys, the presentation can be so unusual, that it doesn't look like depression at all. Even your doctor could miss the diagnosis!
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Depression
July 20, 2020

Are you depressed or just under pressure?

Let's face it - life can be pretty tough sometimes. Especially when 'sometimes' is the year 2020! Not all of us cope in the same way, and that is okay. Some of us take the crises in our stride. For others, the uncertainty, stress, uncertainty, and fear-driven headlines get too much, and they start developing symptoms of depression. Are you just going through a temporary struggle, or should you consult a doctor? about depression? In most instances, those hard-to-shake symptoms of fatigue, forgetfulness and feeling flustered are more likely to be signs of a burn-out, which can still be serious…
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Mental & Emotional HealthStress
June 5, 2020

Could you be suffering from burnout?

Your alarm rings; it’s time to get ready for work. But that’s the last thing you feel like doing. You’re strung out and even the thought of facing your day is just too much. Is this just normal stress, or could it be burnout?
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Mental & Emotional Health
June 3, 2020

Why does winter make me SO blue?

It’s winter again, and while you may feel a little sunny this time of the year, there is a point where winter-blues may be worse than just a passing mood-swing. In fact, for some of us, the cold, dark season can actually trigger a type of depression, called Seasonal Affective Disorder – also known as SAD. What Is SAD? SAD happens at the same time every year.  Symptoms typically start around Autumn, continue through the winter and resolve when the seasons change back to warmer conditions. Symptoms of SAD:  The symptoms for Depression is basically the same as for SAD,…
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Healthy Lifestyle
February 20, 2020

The power of pets to boost your health

Owning a pet can do more than just make you happy, they increase the likelihood of you exercising, engaging in outdoor activities and socialising, and more...
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Mental & Emotional Health
December 18, 2019

Six stress-free holiday hacks to give you peace of mind

Tis’ the season to be jolly, but it's also the season of dealing with your grumpy uncle’s complaints about your cooking, trying to make your budget stretch and cleaning up after many people. Before you get your fairy lights twisted in a knot, here are a few holiday hacks to help you out.
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