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Reflections Of An Introvert: What I'll Miss About Living Under Lockdown

What Makes Me An Introvert? There is no denying that I am an introvert. As an only child with parents well above the age of my peers, there was really no other way to be. Nevertheless, I took an online personality test in my university years to prove it. While I had expected the result […]

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Maintaining Mental Health In Winter: Taking Care Of Your Mind, Body & Soul

According to SADAG, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect half a million people every winter. The symptoms include depression, anxiety, lethargy, social withdrawal, overeating, oversleeping, weight gain and difficulty concentrating, among others. Although this disorder is only diagnosed in 2 - 3% of the population, many of us experience one or more of […]

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How To Celebrate Your Birthday In Lockdown

Celebrating your birthday in lockdown needn't be a downer. You still have the opportunity to celebrate your life journey, even from the confines of your own home. Birthdays are about much more than the trimmings after all. Your special day offers you the chance to reflect, reminiscence and create new memories. If you will be […]

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Sorbet Lockdown Favourites To Keep Your Beauty Regime Going

For A Glowing Complexion Just because we're in lockdown, doesn't mean our beauty regime needs to fly out of the window. In order to keep our sanity, we still need to stick to routine. So, keeping to your skincare regime is important. And for an added treat, we think it's time to give yourself a […]

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COVID-19: Maintaining Your Mental Health Under Isolation

Why Is Mental Health Important Right Now? Your mental health may be the last thing on your mind as the COVID-19 virus overtakes almost all spheres of life. It's quite literally everywhere, isn't it? From social media, to the news, school, work and family life. With this constant barrage of information, it can be difficult […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness October is South African Mental Health Awareness Month. An initiative pioneered to de-stigmatise mental illness and promote treatments such as counselling, self care and medical diagnosis. The message of the campaign is simple: there is no shame in seeking help for mental illness. Anyone who suspects that they are suffering from a […]

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Inktober 2019: Find Your Creative Inspiration In The City

What is Inktober? Artist, Jake Parker pioneered the global Inktober initiative in 2009. Ten years on, it has become a worldwide phenomenon, with thousands of artists participating each October. Thirty days of drawing prompts are posted at the start of the month, encouraging artists to enhance their skills and confidence by drawing something based on […]

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Keeping Your Mental Health In Check - Practicing Self Care

Mental health awareness is not the taboo subject it once was. However, the reality is that anxiety and depression are on the rise across age groups, ethnicities and social standings. Thankfully, there are ways to combat these illnesses, from practising self-care to seeking out professional help. In some cases, both methods may in fact prove […]

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