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AFP

Learning to live in the moment

Regular mindfulness practice is said to promote cognitive flexibility and help you sleep better.

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REUTERS

'Intelligent men likely to be fitter'

Intelligent men are more likely to be in good physical shape when they're middle-aged, a study has found.

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‘White carbs raise depression risk in women’

Eating white bread and rice could increase the risk of depression in older women, research suggests.

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Popping pills not always best option
July 3 2015 at 13:27

Medication has its place but can also create more symptoms than many people are aware of.

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Feeling moody? It could be your diet
July 1 2015 at 10:22

Trans fats, found in some fast foods and baked goods, may affect emotional wellbeing, a study has found.

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The dark side of meditation
June 24 2015 at 13:21

Dr Miguel Farias goes on a journey into the lesser-known effects of meditation.

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Fear and loathing on the couch
June 23 2015 at 13:11

Scientists have found that long periods of sitting are bad for your mental health as well as your body.

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'How can I help my depressed friend?'
June 11 2015 at 12:08

Virginia Ironside has some advice about how to help someone who is depressed and possibly suicidal.

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Study links creativity and mental illness
June 9 2015 at 11:46

Relatives of people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are more likely to be creative professionals, a study suggests.

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Guys, drink milk to improve memory
June 5 2015 at 11:15

Drinking milk may improve short-term memory, but only in men, new research found.

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OCD is not about order, it's about fear
June 2 2015 at 12:16

Chloe Hamilton says popular ideas about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are far from the truth.

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LifeLine marks 40 years of giving hope
May 28 2015 at 12:10

For 40 years, Lifeline Pretoria has been providing hope for those who feel in need of someone to listen.

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Call to reclassify psychedelic drugs
May 27 2015 at 13:29

Psychedelic drugs are much less harmful than has been claimed, a leading psychiatrist says.

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