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Fitbit users can now access Deepak Chopra’s Mindful Method
Mindfulness, or the practice of intentional awareness of the present moment, has been proven, again and again, to hold a host of benefits for both mind and body, from reduced anxiety to improved sleep quality and heart health. And when it comes to the mind-body connection, there’s no one... Read more
Study finds regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower mental illness risk
A new study has found that maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity. The Swedish study, which surveyed 36,000 middle-aged males and females over 30 days, found that frequent moderate exercise is more strongly linked to improved... Read more
Be kind to your mind this World Mental Health Day
It is World Mental Health Day on 10 October. Take this opportunity to rest your body and train your brain with meditation for better mental resilience and to destress and create a positive mindset. Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Although there are many... Read more
5 reasons to start running
With no immediate end in sight to lockdown restrictions, we’ll all need to find new ways to stay fit and active. So rather than becoming frustrated by being cooped up indoors, why not take to the streets and join all those walkers and runners for some fresh air and... Read more
Grit your way through lockdown
We all had lofty goals set for 2020 but as South Africa enters week 4 of our COVID-19-induced lockdown many may no longer seem attainable. Understandably, faced with the harsh reality of our current predicament and an increasingly uncertain future, many of us will grapple with the motivation and... Read more