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...
COLOUR YOUR BLUES AWAY

COLOUR YOUR BLUES AWAY

Wherever we find ourselves, there is colour. It is everywhere we look – and everywhere we’re not looking, too. Part and parcel of our lives, it not only colours our own little world; colour, colouring and...
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LOOK GOOD AND STAY HEALTHY THIS WINTER

It’s hard to stay upbeat during the winter – between the gloomy weather and bouts of sickness, winter often brings on fatigue and weariness. Remember, you have to take care of yourself! There are ways to...
Debunking myths about the flu and the flu vaccine

DEBUNKING MYTHS ABOUT FLU AND THE FLU VACCINE

Winter is on its way and with it, come the inevitable and dreaded bouts of flu.  There are many misconceptions surrounding influenza (commonly referred to as “flu”) and the vaccine.  Here are a few that...