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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...

5 Ways to Stay Motivated when You’re Feeling Burnt Out

Have you been pushing yourself really hard and starting to feel burnt out? How are you feeling? Tired? Exhausted? Uninspired? Unmotivated? Down? Deflated? Riddled with self-doubt? Does any of the above sound like you? Trust me, I’ve...

Building Resilience to FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)

In today's world, we seem to take on unnecessary stress adding to our already overloaded brains and bodies. It seems as if the FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) effect is still lingering in our...

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...

Yoga Work outs

Yoga is a great form of exercise that strengthens your core and cardiovascular system while calming the mind and providing a great stretch session. Many think yoga is easy...

Covid-Relationships

As the fear and panic of being in lockdown has slowly begun to fade away (much like many supplies of alcohol), the reality of what this lockdown may actually mean begins to become a...

Dealing with life disrupted

Cancer. Coronavirus. Lockdown. Life can be thrown into disarray when we least expect it. Rewind 2 years. We had returned to South Africa from a 6-year career-related adventure in India. Starting an exciting new job,...