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Stress

Booze-free ways to destress

Rather than turning into a pressure cooker of stress, here are a few ways to unwind, and some ways that you shouldn’t.

How stress can make you lose the plot

It happens to all of us: the nervous tension building up in your stomach before a speech, a job interview or a dreaded test. Here's how not to let stress get the better of you.

What is stress?

Stress is so common, we often mistake it for anxiety, fears or being exhausted. Here are the signs, symptoms and phases of stress.

Assess your stress

Stress is part of every day life. There is no escaping it. But are you too stressed out for your own good? How are your stress-relieving mechanisms? Fill in this quick questionnaire and find out.

6 tips to get energised by Friday

If you rely on coffee or cola to make it through the day, it's time to change up your routine. Put down that mug, step away from the vending machine and give these six tips a try.

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Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.