Unhappy, Unhealthy and Stressed

Unhappy, Unhealthy and Stressed

“The first wealth is health.” R.W. Emerson   Unhappy, unhealthy and stressed – based on facts, this is the average South African. Stress sucks!  And, for various reasons South Africans suffer larger doses of stress given our poor Mental Health...
Stress, Modern Day Badge of Honour

Stress, Modern Day Badge of Honour

Since stress is a natural response, it is considered a normal part of life today. Although at times stress can feel decidedly unpleasant, you may be surprised to know, it serves a very useful purpose. In fact, the fight-flight-freeze stress response is absolutely...
Dyslexia is Stressful

Dyslexia is Stressful

#WhenIWas15, the hashtag of LinkedIn’s 15th birthday triggered the memory of one of my worst nightmares, dyslexia. From a young age I desired becoming a school teacher. I didn’t consider any other career options because my mind was firmly made up. However,...