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.
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.
This month we’re keeping Fido cool, giving tips for pet security and baking delicious homemade dog treats.
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…
Turn your balcony or patio into a homegrown haven.
'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!
Entrepreneur Annabel Biggar-David, founder of essential oil company Organico, has overcome overwhelming obstacles to fulfil her extraordinary potential.
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.
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.
Loving the sunny days? Of course – along with your faithfully applied sunblock. Here’s how to know the skin you’re in.
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.
Knowing more about a carpet’s fabric helps you choose the best product to remove stubborn stains without damaging the fibres.
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.
How to park depression, feed your bugs and lower your risk of Alzheimer’s…
Rumblings Down Below
Rumblings Down Below
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.
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.
La La Land's Golden Girl
Emma Stone gets real about owning Hollywood, overcoming crippling anxiety and staying authentic in La La Land.
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.
It makes cents to buy seeds rather than seedlings!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
South African comedian Trevor Noah is a global phenomenon – for good reason.
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.