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Top headache triggers this festive season

Top headache triggers this festive season

It’s almost festive season and things could get ugly for headache sufferers. If you are prone to headaches or migraines, this information should prove very valuable as holiday fever sets in. The Migraine Research Institute has compiled beneficial guidelines for [Read More]

The Perfume : a life lesson worth reading

The Perfume : a life lesson worth reading

Thanks to my friend Penny Nel, again, for this inspirational piece. I am not in favour of sentimentality – but this one works for me. Enjoy. (oh, and please forgive the formatting – it’s pasted from email) PERFUME > > As she stood in front of her 5th [Read More]

For the Love of Food – celebrity chef Jodi-Ann Pearton

For the Love of Food – celebrity chef Jodi-Ann Pearton

“Throw your soul into your cooking, food is about love, passion, perseverance and appreciation and the more you give the better it gets.” At just 26, chef Jodi-Ann Pearton has won every major award available in her home country, South Africa. She’s also a leading [Read More]

If you can’t stand the tweet – the ANC Youth League’s bleat about the twitter-bush

If you can’t stand the tweet – the ANC Youth League’s bleat about the twitter-bush

Karen Jeynes is all a-twitter over a political party’s foray into social media censorship. Everyone is having a good laugh at the ANC Youth League today for their “gem of a press release” calling for the closure of Twitter. Apart from the rather painful grammar, [Read More]

The Skinny On Osteoporosis in the Quest to be Thin

The Skinny On Osteoporosis in the Quest to be Thin

October is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. The press release below is from Novartis The skinny on osteoporosis is that women who follow fad diets in their ongoing quest to be thin are at a greater risk of developing the disease that threatens bones and makes them more [Read More]

International eye week campaign a sight for sore eyes

International eye week campaign a sight for sore eyes

SAVE YOUR SIGHT THIS WORLD RETINA WEEK September 20, 2010 signifies the start of World Retina Week and this year Retina South Africa is urging people to save their sight and get their eyes tested. According to the World Health Organisation, Age-related Macular Degeneration [Read More]

BE BREAST AWARE THIS OCTOBER

BE BREAST AWARE THIS OCTOBER

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month – and there’s a really nifty new product on the market that aims to make breast lump detection simpler and effective. The Donna Glove provides a safe and effective way to conduct breast self-examinations – especially those of [Read More]

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye

KINDNESS by Naomi Shihab Nye Before you know what kindness really is You must lose things, Feel the future dissolve in a moment Like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, What you counted and carefully saved, All this must go so you know How desolate the [Read More]

We need to hold and hug our children the way our ancestors did – startling new study reveals why.

We need to hold and hug our children the way our ancestors did – startling new study reveals why.

Dr Nan Jolly, medical doctor,  International Board Certified Lactation consultant, La Leche League leader and tireless breastfeeding and parenting educator, sent me this interesting study released by Science Daily recently. Nutshelled, it reveals clear evidence that the [Read More]

Chasing lava rainbows – Erica Southey

Chasing lava rainbows – Erica Southey

Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis are Erica Southey’s passion – what’s yours? In this section, we profile women doing what they love. “Volcano?  You are visiting a VOLCANO??!!! – can’t you do anything normal?” shrieked a friend told them I’m off [Read More]

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New Lindt chocolate super-sweet, baby

New Lindt chocolate super-sweet, baby

TERRY COOPER reviews two new flavours from chocolate masters Lindt. I usually choose a chocolate with a soft filling, [Read More]

A Big Issue : non-profit street mag may crash and burn

A Big Issue : non-profit street mag may crash and burn

Proudly South African non-profit magazine, The Big Issue, is facing a funding crisis. You’ve heard it all before, [Read More]

Luscious Lips with Dr 90210!

Luscious Lips with Dr 90210!

Pharmacist, mom and businesswoman EZNA J KENNEDY reviews Dr.Robert Rey Sensual Solutions ‘Lip Correct’ [Read More]

Single on V-Day? Try a little me, myself and US time!

Single on V-Day? Try a little me, myself and US time!

We received a presser from Pure Romance, which hosts fabby parties for singletons. No matter where you are in the [Read More]

Pumba : a lodge for all reasons

Pumba : a lodge for all reasons

Pumba Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is one of the finest in the world. Bruce Cooper tells it like it [Read More]

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