4 STEPS TO A BETTER LIFE THROUGH BETTER SELF-CARE

4 STEPS TO A BETTER LIFE THROUGH BETTER SELF-CARE

What is self-care? Self-care is about looking after the person who runs your life: work, play, relationships, family and all the things you enjoy. That’s you. On a less abstract level, self-care...
A HAPPY ‘HEALTHY’ NEW YEAR

A HAPPY ‘HEALTHY’ NEW YEAR

So it’s a brand new year. A time for new beginnings, a fresh slate, a new start. But it is also a time when we reflect on the past year and our achievements – or lack thereof.  In short, it’s New...
MINDFULNESS- WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO ‘DO’

MINDFULNESS- WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO ‘DO’ IT

by Dr Colinda Linde, a clinical psychologist at Akeso Clinic   2016 has been quite a ride. The world is reeling from the refugee crisis, Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as President of the...
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TURN 30

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TURN 30

Turning thirty is a big deal. You might think that you became an adult and received the key to life at 21 but to be honest, you’ve probably been mucking about for most of your twenties. Don’t worry,...

THE MINDSET

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”  ― Alphonse Karr,  A Tour Round My Garden   I visited a mental health conference at the United Nations this...
EXAM SURVIVAL GUIDE

EXAM SURVIVAL GUIDE

It's that time of the year again! Say goodbye to your social life and bring on the long dreaded nights filled with study session after study session. Life feels to be dragging at this point, but what if I told...
GET A GRIP ON YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

GET A GRIP ON YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Why are some people more successful than others in work, life or both? Their emotional intelligence (EI) is most probably very high, says Dr Dorrian Aiken, who lectures part-time on the MPhil in coaching...