With the ever-increasing stress levels and daily challenges we face, it is becoming more and more important to focus on our well-being – especially in the workplace where we spend the majority of our time. According to The Cape Argus, absenteeism in the workplace costs South Africa between 12 and 16 billion rands each year […]

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It’s OK to be committed to your work and to perform well in the workplace, but this does not mean you should be a workaholic, but rather an engaged worker. Cari Miller explains the difference between the two and how workaholism impacts negatively on general well-being. ‘I’m a real workaholic.’ Sound familiar? It should. ‘Workaholism’ […]

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‘Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain cool and unruffled under all circumstances. ’ Thomas Jefferson Genetic predisposition can be a trigger to stress as can a wide variety of stressors in today’s fast-paced and competitive world. Dr Arien van der Merwe shares some stress-management tips from her book Stress […]

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