Although sex is a powerful bond in a healthy relationship, it has also sadly often become destructive. What is it about sex that can bring out such extremes as addition or abuse? Being mindful of the impact that sex can have on both body and mind is an important foundation for nurturing your own sexuality.
Loneliness is about the gap between the amount of social connection you have, and the amount of it you need. Since persistent loneliness has a negative effect on both physical and mental health, finding ways to improve meaningful connection with others can go a long way to enrich your whole being.
There is no doubt that 2020 was a stressful year. Between lockdowns, retrenchments, and curfews, it left most feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and burnt out. Research estimates that stress contributes to as many as 80% of all major illnesses, including heart disease, inflammation, cancer, metabolic conditions, skin disorders as well as overall immunity. There is also a close connection between ongoing stress and mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression.
Even with limited space and limited time you can find a plan that works for YOU! Below are a number of links for you to find your solution. Don’t hesitate take a look right now.
It is tempting to read articles and see stories about success and believe it happened overnight. Not to say that never happens, but unfortunately, the idea of instant success is often more myth than fact. The truth behind success – be that in improving your health or your finances – is a lot less glamourous. It involves a lot of hard work, and more importantly, a lot of planning.
Have a sense of control when all around you seems chaotic. Ensure that when you look back you will have achieved a few small goals and have taken charge.
When you want to improve your health, you focus on the basics: eat better and exercise more. But here is something else to consider: your social life. Not how often you go out, but the way relationships and friendships impact your overall health.
The holiday season is almost here, but watch this video first!
Lets’ face it – 2020 has challenged us all in unexpected ways. Many are experiencing depression and burnout.
If you or a loved one are experiencing this, it won‘t just go away, it needs gentleness and care.
It’s been one helluva year, 2020. And so, as it gradually draws to a close, many South Africans will be looking forward to the holiday season. This is typically the time to switch your mind off work, prepare for the festive season, just chill, or hang-out with friends. Typically it is also the time when we spend more money on gifts, parties, spending our bonuses (for those lucky enough to receive such a blessing) on luxury items, or new clothes, or going away on holiday.
This JOKO website is filled with resources and encouraging stories of strength from abused women. Although you may feel very lonely and isolated, you will find that you are not alone if you are able to open up and seek help.