18 May 2016

A little drama in your life

A little bit of drama in your life may just improve your health. Role-playing and experimental theatre have been an effective part of many mental health treatments since at least the early years of the 20th century. These days, drama therapy, which uses theatre techniques to promote health and personal growth, is successfully employed in a wide variety of settings, from hospitals and schools to elderly care and recovery programs. Who knows, maybe ‘acting out’ a little is just the thing to get you over the blues, too?


Live healthier

Mental health & your work »

How open are you about mental illness in the workplace?

Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help

If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips.

Sleep & You »

Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia

6 things that are sabotaging your sleep

Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.