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10 Things The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us

1. Treasure The Ones You Love  If there's a number one take away from living under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's that family is a treasure we should never take for granted. If you've been lucky enough to spend lockdown with the ones you love, count yourself blessed. Remember to continue to reach […]

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Self-Care: Healing Beauty Routines To Try At Home During Lockdown

Mental Health 101 The COVID-19 crisis is undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges any of us will face in our lifetimes. While most of us are being called upon to simply #StayHome, isolation from friends, family and other mental health support systems during lockdown makes it easy to slip into old, damaging routines and self-destructive […]

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Why It's Okay To Be Unproductive Under Lockdown

We're Facing A World Crisis The United Nations declared that humanity has not faced as grave a situation as COVID-19 since WWII. Take a moment to think about that. These are extraordinary times and it is not always going to be easy to lift yourself up and be as productive as you normally would be. […]

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Young South African Artists Unite In Song To Celebrate Health Care Workers

The Ultimate South African Song Medley  In a bid to show their support for health care professionals and other essential workers, a group of young, talented South African artists have come together from their individual homes while under lockdown to create the "Ultimate South African Song Medley". This medley incorporates 28 of the most instantly […]

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How To Draw The Perfect, Relaxing Bubble Bath

Why A Bubble Bath? We get it. Some people just aren’t bubble bathers. But, even if you prefer a quick, hot shower to a mellow soak, you should consider filling up the tub every now and then. There are many proven benefits to taking a bubble bath. As simple as it may seem, many mental […]

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Embodiment Now - Meditation Online

What Is It? Have you always wanted to learn the art of meditation? Here's your chance! Take a break from the stress of COVID-19 and lockdown by joining the Embodiment Now online meditation session. Connect with yourself, others and your higher purpose all from within the comfort and safety of your own home. We'll see […]

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Movies To Help Kids Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

Osmosis Jones This 2001 live-action film is one of the best tools to help you explain the workings of the human body and viruses to your little ones. Osmosis Jones follows the life of Frank DeTorre, an unhygienic zookeeper. When Frank picks up a serious virus, the anthropomorphised cells in his body work overtime to […]

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Using The Very Last Of Your Pantry Staples To Make Delicious Meals

Pimped Up Beans On Toast There's nothing worse than a plain old can of baked beans smeared on toast. If this is all you have left in your pantry cupboards, we have a way to turn this drab meal into something spicy and satisfying: Ingredients: 1 can of baked beans 2 cloves of garlic, minced […]

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Human Rights Day - Where We've Been & What We Can Overcome Together

Human Rights Day - Celebrating Our Rights Under Lockdown How would you usually celebrate Human Rights Day? Would you spend the day in your pajamas binge watching your favourite series, host a family braai or go out to an event commemorating the history and importance of the day? Whichever way you normally choose to celebrate […]

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Inspiring Podcasts To Keep You Smiling

Happier Podcast by Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin is a best-selling author and verified 'happiness' expert. Her podcast, Happier, discusses topics around happiness and good habits with her sister, Elizabeth Craft. Gretchen draws her advice from cutting-edge science, the wisdom of the ages, lessons from popular culture and her own experiences, to explore how we can […]

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How To Support The Arts From The Safety Of Your Couch

Creativity In The Face Of Adversity Since the start of the national lockdown period, government has implemented very little means for arts organisations and self-employed artists to support themselves. This despite the fact that many of us isolating at home have relied on television, film, music and literature to keep entertained. In light of these current […]

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