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Your Kids Need Your Time

Although time is in short supply in our multitasking, digital lives, it’s all about being 100% present in the time that you do spend with your kids.

Positive Discipline 101

How can you tell if you’re taking your discipline techniques too far or not far enough? We've got some suggestions to help you ensure you parent positively

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Socialising in winter

Social plans are just the thing to haul yourself out from under the covers! NOW is the time to think outside the box and make this winter the best one ever.

Winter's Heavy Side

There’s no clever advice on how to avoid the charms of comfort food, but we’d like to pass on a few helpful tips to help you manage your weight during winter.

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Modern Dads Rock

The 21st century dad is no longer satisfied with a supporting role in his kids’ lives, he’s stepping up and is proud to share the load with his baby mama.

Winter Holiday Fun

Eagerly awaited by children but often dreaded by parents… yup, the winter school holidays are upon us! We share some ideas for fun things to do at home.

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Conquer the Winter Blues

What to do when your mood is falling as fast as the thermometer? We have a few scientifically proven tricks to pull you through winter.

Hands-on health

As humans we crave, and desperately need physical touch. Studies show that touch has a profound effect on our health.

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The benefits of a plant-based diet

Going vegan or vegetarian may not be a new concept, but it is certainly gaining momentum. So, what is all the fuss about? Well, a quiet revolution has been

Depression in toddlers

Childhood is typically viewed as a carefree, happy time. However, recent studies show that depression can affect even very young children.

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Nature heals

Some healthcare professionals are prescribing walks in nature tas part of the “Nature Prescription” program aimed at improving patients’ health and happiness.

Ayurveda for Beginners

Ayurveda literally means “knowledge of life” and is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on the balance between the mind, body, and spirit.

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Unplug and get your life back

Going off the grid isn’t an option for most of us, but we can be more intentional with technology by using it for our benefit rather than being trapped by it.

A Tribute to Special Moms

This Mother's Day, let’s all remember the women who have enabled so many others to become mothers by giving their babies up for adoption.

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Start a side hustle

Start a side hustle

Finding your feet

As you embark on moving to a new city or country, we have a few tips to make the transition a little easier.

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Take a break

Our bodies are intricate physiological machines. And, any machine that’s run too hard, for too long, without upkeep, will ultimately break down.

The birds and the bees talk

Talking to your kids about sex is right up there with sticking your hand into an open fire, right? Tricky? It doesn’t have to be.

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Life coaching for kids

No matter what a child’s experiences or challenges, they deserve to have the tools to equip them in dealing with life’s curveballs with confidence.

Self-care tips to avoid burnout

Are you taking care of yourself? When you do, you are building the strongest, healthiest version of yourself, and you'll cope better with life's challenges.

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How to love a job you hate

If you can rise to the challenge in a position that you dislike, you’ll be more than ready for the challenges that come with something that you love.

Influencer marketing

Influencer marketing stats show that 74% of consumers trust social networks to guide purchasing decisions, but do your homework before signing one up.

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Should you get a flu vaccine?

We can be prepared for flu season by having a flu vaccination, washing our hands regularly and avoiding contact with people who have the flu.

South Africa needs entrepreneurs

Stepping into small business ownership is a ballsy move and if you’re still in the thinking phase, you’re on the right track.

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A Toolkit for Emotional Eating

Emotional eating… it’s a thing that humans do. But how do you stop the mindless munching? We weigh in with some tips!

ASMR: Why the hype?

ASMR a.k.a. “brain tingles” or “braingasms” is the new wellness trend that everyone is talking about. Could this new trend rival mindfulness?

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Thinking of Starting a Business?

There are so many tips for starting a new business, and here’s the kicker, there is no perfect formula. It is often a “learn-as-you-go” process.

Tips for New Couples

There’s nothing more exciting than a new relationship… someone out there thinks you’re funny, cute and smart. Nothing better.

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Be brain fit

Mental decline is one of the most feared consequences of ageing, but cognitive impairment is NOT inevitable. Here's how.

Life with your Newborn

Good news new mamas: a study by the baby brand Munchkin found that it takes new moms four months and 23 days to adjust to motherhood.

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How to ace that interview

Job interviews are intimidating whether you’re 22 or 49! How you prepare and what you do afterwards is just as important as the interview itself.

From Me To We

Too many people go into a marriage thinking that it won’t be much different than any long-term relationship.

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Let's Celebrate Love

Hopeless romantics love it, cynics despise it, but no one can ignore it… 14 February is Valentine’s Day!

Preparing for Adolescence

The transitional stage from childhood to adulthood can be a turbulent time. Here's how to deal with the hormonal ups and downs, Mom and Dad.

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Balancing Work, Studies, and Family

Have you ever considered further study, then thought about your already busy life, and dismissed the idea as crazy?

Paediatric advice a phone call away

Paed-IQ BabyLine offers Fedhealth members advice from registered nurses on home care, clinic referral, primary care referral, GP referral and after hours care.

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Suddenly Single

The relationship you’ve just lost was probably a key part of your identity and when your life is no longer being discussed in “we” or “us” terms, it's tough.

Dating Later in Life

Studies have revealed that dating gets more fun as you get older. Say what now?

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Money Saving Hacks for 2019

Live healthier. Do more exercise. Save more money. Any of these sound familiar? That last one definitely should.

Time to relax or revise?

Times have changed, while this holiday break is much-deserved, time away from day-to-day learning can have a detrimental impact on your kids too.

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Is your child being bullied?

How do we as parents help our kids to negotiate one of the most frightening aspects of school life? By giving them the tools to deal with bullies.

Stay smart online

Whether you shop, seek out new information, or keep in touch with friends on social media; protecting your information online should be top priority.

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YouTube and Small Kids

Don't leave young kids unattended in front of YouTube Kids.

The Self-Care Revolution

Self-care is on Instagram feeds, blogs, and in magazines everywhere. But, with a predictable series of checklists, seriously, who has time for that?

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New Job Jitters

Whether it’s your first position or your fifth, those first few days on the job can be more than a little intimidating.

Uprooting to a New City or Country?

Making the decision to move to a new city or country for that matter– is a ballsy one! It’s the chance to reinvent yourself and break away from who you’ve been.

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Age is just a Number

Getting older is not all doom and gloom. Growing older is akin to entering unchartered territory; the landscape of your body begins to change.

School is back on.

With the 2019 school year in full swing, it’s goodbye to carefree summer days and hello to alarm clocks and new schedules… challenging, right?

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Childless by Choice

When it comes to embarking on the journey of parenthood, a lot of millennials are saying, “No thanks.”

Own 2019

With January in full swing, well, life is full of new beginnings.

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Shame on Parent Shaming

Victoria and David Beckham were roasted after an image surfaced of their daughter (then age 4) with a pacifier in her mouth.

New Year, New Joy

No matter how silly it may seem, January really is the time for a do-over. It’s the perfect opportunity for fresh starts and new beginnings

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Raising a Child with Mental Illness

Raising a healthy child is not easy, but raising a child with a mental illness is taking parenting to a whole new level, it’s life altering.

Holiday Packing Tricks

Here’s the thing, we all aspire to pack light and while some are successful, most of us can’t help but bring everything and the kitchen sink!

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Your Thoughts = Your Reality

Are you in a job that you can’t stand? A relationship that’s going nowhere? Or, maybe you just can’t seem to lose those last few kilos?

How To Ace That Exam

Exams are just around the corner and this is where we give you some tips to ace your finals!

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Healthy Holiday Eating

A day or two of over-indulgence is not going to cause you to gain a huge amount of weight – it’s when you over indulge that your waistline will protest!

Brat-Proof Your Child

Times have changed and parenting styles have thankfully evolved.

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Be Stroke Smart

Every day in South Africa approximately 270 people have a stroke and that it kills an estimated 6.2 million people around the globe each year.

Dealing with Retrenchment

Retrenchments are hitting South Africans hard. In fact, according to the trade union Solidarity, South African retrenchment levels have hit a 10-year high.

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Plan a Budget Ho-Ho-Ho-liday

It’s been pedal to the metal 24/7 and between work, family and attempting to have a social life, we all deserve a little R+R, right?

HRT: Hero or Villain?

In fact, over the past few decades, few other medical treatments have been prescribed with quite so much controversy.

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Raising Teens and Letting Go

Teens know how to push your buttons, right? We know, it’s not easy when your former easy-going kid turns from an angel into T-Rex Maximus in three seconds!

Probiotics and Weight Loss

Probiotics and Weight Loss

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How To Bring Sexy Back

Our appetites for sex grow and shrink, couples need to manage those ups and downs. Remember when the two of you couldn’t keep your hands off each other, right?

Destination Addiction: Guilty?

This new buzzword is a preoccupation with the idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job or with the next partner.

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Dreamy December Destinations

Yep, with December and the New Year just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plan holiday drinks and lazy naps in a hammock, don’t you think?

Best Ways to Rest

If you’re focused and motivated, and, if relaxing just isn’t part of your repertoire… then this article is for you!

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Hair loss in Women

Our relationship to our hair is very personal – So when your hair starts falling out it's reason to freak out. Here's what to do.

Nutrition to Fight Fatigue

Our nutritional expert Andrea du Plessis talks about fighting fatigue by changing your eating habits.

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"Spring" Back Into Shape

Spring is here and if the only “burpee” you’ve been doing was after comfort meals… well, then (like most of us!), you’ve probably packed on a few extra kilos.

#GramSham

Celebrity Jo Lurie, challenged other celebrities to get real and show their unfiltered side because she wanted to promote truth telling!

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The Power of Giving

The “helpers high” experienced by givers trigger the pleasure, trust, and social connection regions of our brain.

Working Remotely

Working remotely is becoming increasingly popular. Here's how to juggle not working from an office.

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Race Day Nutrition Tips

With a few days to go before the Cape Town Marathon, it is now time to get your race day nutrition plan into gear.