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Managing Scanxiety

Scanxiety! The fear is real!!

Everyone who has experienced the very daunting cancer journey will certainly back me up on the fear of Scanxiety is real! The shock and the fear on hearing the words you have...
Stress causing cracks

How do I transform stress into something good?

Trying to understand whether stress is "good" or "bad" for you is sometimes difficult. It is the stand that we take towards our stress that matters. Our attitude, as well as our...
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ADHD in a nutshell

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD in a nutshell, is generally diagnosed in children by the time they're teenagers, with the average age of diagnosis being seven years old...

The impact of Covid-19 on our cancer patients

The impact of covid 19 has changed our world and our lives forever. When you think about it, getting diagnosed with cancer and undergoing cancer treatment is hard enough, without the significant impact of...

The benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle for Cancer patients

I had a remarkable recovery from Breast cancer due to my fitness. As a former elite/springbok athlete I have been exercising most of my life. Running has taught me commitment, discipline and perseverance. These...

Covid-19 Mental Survival

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.” - C. Darwin Being in lockdown is not a piece of cake and many...

My Breast cancer journey – Indescribable fear to a remarkable recovery

As a former elite/springbok athlete you can just imagine the shock and fear when hearing the words you have cancer. Cancer strikes fear into the very depths of your soul. This is My Breast...

Free online courses & diplomas

There are many online learning resources out there, so instead of giving you a list that is too big to go through here are 4 sites. These site are top notch, free(pay...

Why Vitamins are essential for kids

Vitamins are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts so that it can work properly. In children, adequate intake of vitamins are particularly important to help support normal growth and development. Most of...

Mood Food

Depression is a mood disorder with a diagnosis that isn’t always as clear-cut as one would hope. Depression is usually described as sadness, hopelessness, loss or anger, which persist and can impair daily activities....