Home > Newsletters > Weekly > Weekly health update: Meet the 2015 Miss Deaf SA beauties, The Atkins Diet made easy, Put together your own natural first aid kit Updated 04 December 2013 Too tired to read this? Exhaustion season is upon us, and in just over a month most of us will be knee-deep in travel plans, cocktail parties and preparing Christmas puds. Do you have the energy for this? 0 iStock Exhaustion season is upon us, and in just over a month most of us will be knee-deep in last-minute travel plans, cocktail parties and sweltering days preparing Christmas puds and keeping kids entertained.How are you going to manage, especially considering that you are probably totally exhausted already? We have a plan that will see you wide-eyed and bushy-tailed once you actually hit those last few days before 25 December. Among all the dozens of gurus, experts, specialists and authorities (including your grandmother) who are full of sage advice on how to slow down and conserve your energy, I found one who gave particularly good, practical advice. Turns out this a South African born GP, Dr Frank Lipman, who is regarded as a pioneer and internationally recognised expert in the fields of Integrative and Functional Medicine. He’s also the founder of the Eleven-Eleven Wellness Centre in New York City, where his personal brand of healing has helped thousands of people – including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Bacon and Donna Karan – reclaim their vitality and recover their zest for life. If it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for us.Find out how - in 7 easy-to-follow steps - you can have all the energy you need to change from feeling weak, overwhelmed, sick and tired, to energised, inspired, strong and profoundly healthy. Laura van Niekerk More: WeeklyWeekly health update: Meet the 2015 Miss Deaf SA beauties, The Atkins Diet made easy, Put together your own natural first aid kit advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Night shift plus unhealthy habits equals higher diabetes risk Medical Scans, ultrasound spot Zika brain defects Medical Job insecurity may take a toll on your heart Parenting Breastfeeding isn't just good for the baby – it may help a mom's heart Medical How getting a flu shot could save your life Medical 5 everyday things people think cause cancer but don’t Live healthier Vaping dangers » Why vaping may do your heart no favours US moves to restrict flavoured e-cig sales, ban menthol cigarettes Under pressure, top US e-cig maker pulls most flavoured products from market Friends' vaping could pose danger to kids with asthma In a study, school children with asthma were found to be more likely to suffer an asthma attack after exposure to vapour from someone else's e-cigarette. Protect your skin » Just a little weightlifting can help your heart How to handle incontinence at the gym 10 ways to keep your skin glowing with good health in 2019 Avoid germs at the gym to protect your skin The bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause skin infections love warm, moist places like sweaty exercise equipment and locker room showers.