5 Big benefits of a short power nap

Winston Churchill, Napoleon, Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison are all known to have valued a quick 40 winks. Here, the amazing benefits of a power nap.

Published: February 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

The cause of panic attacks and how you can overcome them

Panic and anxiety are natural responses to the stresses of human experience, and the so-called “panic attack” is, in reality, the primitive brain’s fight-or-flight survival response to potential danger.

Published: February 12, 2018 / One Comment

Could task shifting bridge South Africa’s mental-health services gap?

Counselling psychologist Dr Jaclyn Lotter, SACAP’s Head of Programmes, explores a radical approach suggested as a means of bridging the county’s growing mental-health treatment gap.

Published: February 7, 2018 / 2 Comments

Dancing can reduce the signs of ageing in the brain

From increasing empathy and boosting mood to improving cognitive ability and reversing the signs of ageing, here are five good reasons to hit the dance floor.

Published: December 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Feel like a fraud? You might have Impostor Syndrome

Are you experiencing internal self-doubt and criticism that make you feel less King of the Jungle, more Hello Kitty? You may have Impostor Syndrome.

Published: December 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Science shows how a trip to the beach changes your brain

Psychologists say time spent at the seaside does the mind (and body) good. Here’s how to best reap the benefits of all that “vitamin sea.”

Published: December 20, 2017 / 0 Comments