mental and emotional health

Mental & Emotional Health
September 20, 2015

“I was raped! What now?”

We hope that these words never come from your mouth, and there’s a very good chance that they won’t. But with South Africa’s high sexual assault statistics, it is better for you to have all the information you need - even if it’s just to help someone else. Fear and shock make it very difficult to think clearly, but for anyone who has been the victim of rape/sexual assault, there are some steps that are vital to get through this terrible event: (more…)
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Mental & Emotional Health
September 2, 2015

4 Ways to beat anger

There’s nothing quite like our emotions. Our feelings don’t make us who we are, but they can shape the way we react to people around us. On any given day you’ll experience varying degrees of happiness, sadness, excitement, fear and anger, and knowing how to manage them is an a vital key to maintaining relationships and your profession. When it comes to emotions that need controlling, anger tops the list, so let’s take a look ways you can calm yourself – without hitting someone in the face with a coffee mug. Breathe. No jokes, breathing really does help. And it’s…
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Love & Relationship
February 14, 2015

5 Reasons why love ROCKS!

Being in love and feeling as though you’re the only couple in the world is great, and now it turns out *that* feeling is actually really good for your health too. It boosts your mind and body, and it can help prevent diseases and infections. Bonus! Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons why love is so good for your health: It keeps your heart happy and healthy. Fact: people who are in love, or experience it, literally have stronger heart muscles and healthier arteries. It eases stress. It takes just one good hug from a loved one…
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