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How to Cope with the Stress of the Silly Season

The flurry of the festive season, with its promises of joy and celebration, can also bring stress and strain to our mental wellbeing. Balancing the demands of family, social obligations and personal expectations can sometimes feel overwhelming. Phatho Zondi, Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) Physician and Virgin Active South Africa wellbeing expert, provides some practical strategies to take care of your mental health and effectively manage stress during the festive season.

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8 Reasons To Meditate

Interested in Yoga classes in South Africa? Discover everything you need to know with our Yoga experts. Join a Virgin Active gym near you.

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Women need a workplace that works for them, not against them

Virgin Active South Africa Managing Director, Jessica Spira shares compelling insight into the strains on well-being which working women face today; and offers tips on how businesses can effect better self-care and productivity practices for their employees and customers.

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5 Self-care tips for working women

Climbing the career ladder is an entirely difference experience for women. Here are some helpful tips to ensure we are managing our stress effectively.

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Get the rest you deserve

Your health and quality of life are greatly influenced by sleep loss, says Diwakar Balachandran, MD, Medical Director at the MD Anderson Sleep Center.

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Looking for the secret to being your best self at 75?

There is no magic elixir of youth unfortunately. We can’t turn back the hands of time, but there is however a way to ensure that you are your fittest, healthiest and happiest self at 75, writes Kim Hofmann, registered dietician.