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 Sex Don’t worry, your sex life will still be on fire even when you’re way, way older Lifestyle Smoking e-cigarettes could significantly slow healing of wounds Lifestyle This is exactly how to escape a botched bench press Lifestyle 6 legit health benefits of quinoa News Shocking prevalence of pregnancies, HIV infections in 9-19 year olds in Limpopo village Lifestyle Is it safe to sleep with your contact lenses in? We found out From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.