‘Coronavirus tracked: How women leaders outperform men during the pandemic’ The Independent reported at the end of July. This followed on from articles such as ‘Why Are Women-Led Nations Doing Better With Covid-19?’ in the New York Times and ‘What Do Countries With The Best Coronavirus Responses Have In...

It's been quite the year. With a global pandemic seeing more than 3.5 billion people in voluntary or mandatory confinement, it’s fair to say that 2020 has made us all a little more introspective.   Lockdown hasn’t been all bad, though. Many people have reconnected on a...

It's not always easy to tell at the beginning of a relationship if it will become abusive. Regardless of whether it is physical, emotional or takes some other form, abuse often follows an escalating pattern in which the controlling behaviors worsen over time. Physical...

According to our national calendar, the month of August is dedicated to appreciating the woman in our lives. When considering our statistics of gender-based violence, it seems we find ourselves in a state of emergency rather than a state of celebration. On average, 110 South...

Feeling anxious? Or overwhelmed? What about desperate or disillusioned? That’s ok. It’s probably a reflection of a sound mind, considering … well, everything. However, a smattering of writers and thinkers have come forward and said: “It might not be as bad as you think… if...

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic placed the world at a standstill but the disruption to our daily lives, anxiety, uncertainty and additional daily stresses have caused many of us to lie awake in our bed's long into the night staring into the abyss as...

When we sleep, our subconscious - which lies dormant during our waking lives - has a chance to play. This might be why your dreams are weirder than usual. Sure, dreams are quite fantastical on regular occasions, but if you’re experiencing more night terrors or...

There are a number of perks to spending more time at home. Not only are we given the opportunity to reintroduce ourselves to the kitchen, saving our wallets and waistlines from constant fast food, but we return to hobbies that fill our lives with joy.  If...