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 News SEE: The difference between dementia and delerium Lifestyle 10 questions to ask before choosing a new doctor News Medicine regulator forced into plan B to keep ‘lifesaving’ emergency lines open Medical How to handle incontinence at the gym Medical When does your child's headache call for a doctor's visit? News When does caffeine become harmful? From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.