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...
END THE YEAR ON A GREAT NOTE WITH VITAL

END THE YEAR ON A GREAT NOTE WITH VITAL

Nutrition expert Andrea du Plessis gives insight into coping with end-of-year stress and exams   The end of the year brings holidays closer for some of us, but it’s also a time for exams, additional...
LUV YOUR EYES? CUT OUT THE UV

LUV YOUR EYES? CUT OUT THE UV

This festive season, whether you’ll be enjoying some well-earned downtime at the beach, on the ski slopes, or simply enjoying the peace of home, be sure to give your eyes a break too, by protecting them from...
5 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN THIS SUMMER

5 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN THIS SUMMER

Summer is an exciting time where we get to spend more time outdoors doing the things we love. However, the UV rays from the sun can have a bad effect on your skin. Sun damage can cause premature aging,...
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,...
Be wise with portion size

BE WISE WITH PORTION SIZE

Summer is here and soon most South Africans will be heading off on their December holidays, wanting to soak up the sun and be on the beach in bathing suits.  One way of helping to get in shape is not to over...
UCOOK SUPPORTS ETHICAL EATING

UCOOK SUPPORTS ETHICAL EATING

Ordering meal kits online has made shopping for food ingredients a cinch, but what about the impact of the packaging and waste on the environment?   Wanting to make a difference to our world, online...