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What You Can Learn Negative People

Want to achieve more and be happier? Psychologist Jennifer Garth explains how a pessimistic outlook can actually help you on your way.

4 mins read
Fairlady
May 2017

Ready For Riga?

If you’re a caviar lover (or plan on becoming one!) head to Riga, capital of Latvia and the largest city in the Baltic States.

5 mins read
Fairlady
May 2017

Pets

This month we’re keeping Fido cool, giving tips for pet security and baking delicious homemade dog treats.

1 min read
Fairlady
March 2018

Cheers! March Madness

You never really need a reason to open a good bottle of wine, do you? ‘Because I want to’ always seems to work just fine. But this month there are three great reasons, should you need them…

2 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Gardens

Turn your balcony or patio into a homegrown haven.

2 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

'We Aren't Just The Wives And Girlfriends'

The film and TV roles Reese Witherspoon has created for women challenge stereotypes. And viewers are responding to these more complex, nuanced roles with a resounding thumbs-up!

7 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Dream Chaser

Entrepreneur Annabel Biggar-David, founder of essential oil company Organico, has overcome overwhelming obstacles to fulfil her extraordinary potential. 

4 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Swedish Death Cleaning

Another day, another Scandinavian lifestyle trend, it seems. This time, with a dark twist. Though ominous as it sounds, döstädning (aka death cleaning) is actually profoundly liberating.

6 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

7 Things You Need To Know About Tax-Free Savings Accounts

They’re simple – and tax-free. Plus, your child (or godchild) would be off to a great start if you begin investing when they’re very young. What’s not to love? We asked an expert to decipher the small print.

3 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Healthy Living

Loving the sunny days? Of course – along with your faithfully applied sunblock. Here’s how to know the skin you’re in.

2 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Ask The Doc

Surgeon and lecturer Dr Sarah Rayne answers your questions. This month, they’re about stomach cramps, insomnia, and becoming more sunburn-prone.

3 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Test House

Knowing more about a carpet’s fabric helps you choose the best product to remove stubborn stains without damaging the fibres.

2 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

In Her Own Words - Federica Marchesini

Born ‘in fair Verona’, the town of Romeo and Juliet, Federica self-published her novel, Afritalian, about her real love affair with South Africa.

1 min read
Fairlady
April 2018

Healthy Lliving

How to park depression, feed your bugs and lower your risk of Alzheimer’s…

1 min read
Fairlady
April 2018

Rumblings Down Below

Rumblings Down Below

3 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

Why Women Sometimes Blow Up Their Lives Around 50

A hit book about a high-flying 50-something who risks everything for sex with a stranger has been turned into a BBC series starring EmilyWatson. Here, the author reveals the unspoken truth about the female midlife crisis – and why the divorce rate among women over 55 is rising.

10+ mins read
Fairlady
April 2017

Stop Being A Nice- A- Holic!

Are you saying ‘yes’ when you mean ‘no’, avoiding confrontation and putting the needs of others above your own? Being a chronic people-pleaser could be affecting your mental and physical wellbeing – it’s time to quit.

6 mins read
Fairlady
April 2017

La La Land's Golden Girl

Emma Stone gets real about owning Hollywood, overcoming crippling anxiety and staying authentic in La La Land.

4 mins read
Fairlady
April 2017

has your get - up - and - go got up and left?

if you’re as tired when you wake up as you were when you went to bed, or you’re more than usually down or out of sorts, you may need to check your adrenal glands.

10 mins read
fairlady
january 2017

Gardens

It makes cents to buy seeds rather than seedlings!

2 mins read
Fairlady
January 2018

My Magical Journey Through Venda

Michele Macfarlane lives with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a genetic eye disease that results in blindness. She tells us about her experience on the Venda Sacred Walk.

6 mins read
Fairlady
January 2018

What's Your Excuse For Not Exercising?

‘I’d love to, but…’ Sound familiar? The thing is, you can’t have your excuses and your dream of being fit and healthy. So let’s smash them, one by one!

8 mins read
Fairlady
January 2018

Where Are They Now?

We checked in with seven South African celebs from the ’80s to find out what they’ve been up to since their days in the spotlight.

6 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

AfriBlossom

Bonolo Mataboge loves fashion. She’s been designing clothes since she was 12, and went to the London International School of Fashion when she left school. However, she had to leave due to illness and her big plans were put on hold – but not for long. Her mother, Siphiwe Sithole, who she now calls her ‘Momager’, inspired her to start her own company in 2014, when she was just 19. Today, AfriBlossom is a booming body-positive womenswear brand for the curvaceous, cosmopolitan, African woman.

2 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

A Walk In The Wild

Where do you go if you want to take your family well and truly off the grid? A wilderness hike in iSimangaliso Wetland Park is an experience you’ll never forget.

3 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

7 Everyday Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Health And How To Stop

We all know what the big health no-nos are: smoking (obv), baking in the sun, eating loads of junk food… But what about all the little not-so-great things you do every day that could be just as bad?

9 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

What A Financial Planner Can Do For You

We ask Certified Financial Planner Bruce Fleming why we need help with our finances – and he takes three readers through the planning process.

9 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

Painting The Town Red With Rooibos!

These entrepreneurs found new ways to take one of our national treasures to market – and turned their businesses into major brands, not just locally, but internationally.

7 mins read
Fairlady
February 2017

Seriously Funny

South African comedian Trevor Noah is a global phenomenon – for good reason.

7 mins read
Fairlady
February 2017

The Mompreneurs

Becoming a mom is life-changing – suddenly you have a range of totally new problems, demands and needs, and you have a lot less time and energy. But it can also mean new opportunities, as is the case with Shannon McLaughlin and Olivia Fox, who turned their challenges into flourishing businesses.

8 mins read
Fairlady
January 2017