Archive for category: Health & Beauty

Starting with the Man in the Mirror

Starting with the Man in the Mirror

3,472 / November 17, 2011 12:57 pm

There’s no doubt it’s a controversial term. One that causes most men to react with a not-so-subtle death-stare, while others wear it proudly like a medal on their neatly ironed lapels. Metrosexual – still offensive? The word ‘metrosexual’ has some [...]

Befuddled by the Booze Laws

Befuddled by the Booze Laws

4 / September 7, 2011 2:35 pm

We’re coming to conclusion that South Africa is a bit confused when it comes to the country’s standpoint on alcohol. This week, following alarming statistics released by the World Health Oransation (WHO), Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi declared a war on [...]

Cast of the Digital Clutter

Cast of the Digital Clutter

46 / September 1, 2011 12:15 pm

Spring has finally sprung in the Southern hemisphere, and (while our counterparts in the Northern hemisphere may think we’re big wusses) we feel relieved to be coming to the end of a particularly bitter Winter. We know the Gautengers are [...]

No Need for the Knife

No Need for the Knife

2 / August 12, 2011 9:22 am

For as long as we can remember women have been searching for the answer to one crucial question: How do we get rid of stubborn fat? Could the solution to this problem finally be staring us in the (chubby) face? [...]

Learning to let go

Learning to let go

6 / July 21, 2011 10:05 am

You may not realise it, but for many people, extreme anxiety is painful part of everyday life. Simple things like going to public bathrooms, driving a car or flying in an aeroplane can reduce them to a quivering, desperate wreck. [...]

Fitness that brings out the Feisty

Fitness that brings out the Feisty

2 / July 15, 2011 2:31 pm

If someone had told you in the 80s that there would be a time when mothers, housewives and corporate high-fliers would all be happily pole-dancing together in homes & studios around the globe, you probably would have laughed. But there [...]

Mental Illness is not a Myth

Mental Illness is not a Myth

7 / June 29, 2011 12:08 pm

You may not know it but July is Mental Health Awareness Month. Every year the SA Federation for Mental Health – together with its constituencies and affiliates embark on an awareness campaign to draw the attention of the community at [...]

This one time at Boot Camp…

This one time at Boot Camp…

8 / June 24, 2011 12:58 pm

The word ‘Boot Camp’ conjures up very specific images in people’s minds. I have seen people react with horror, as in ‘Did you join the army?’ and disbelief, as in, ‘But why?!’ Up until recently I would have quite easily fallen into [...]

‘Sluts’ Have their Say!

‘Sluts’ Have their Say!

131 / June 21, 2011 12:44 pm

Support is gaining ground in Johannesburg and Cape Town for a controversial movement that aims to change the way men look at women. All over the world women of all races, ages and cultures have been banding together to take [...]

Get the Spark Back at Sensuous

Get the Spark Back at Sensuous

5 / June 3, 2011 12:24 pm

Friends and business partners Caryn Pottas and Lisa Opperman are passionate about uplifting women. They yearned to create a haven where women could feel safe to explore their sexuality without feeling ashamed or embarrassed: a place where they could discover [...]