8 simple ways to relieve stress

Stressed out? We got you! With life’s deadlines, tasks and endless responsibilities it can get a bit overwhelming and incredibly stressful. But we want you to relax! You deserve it, it’s good for you, and it takes less time than you think. You don’t need a spa weekend or a retreat. We created a list of ways in which you can relieve stress.

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Oversharing on social media can be dangerous

Before we begin, there is absolutely nothing wrong with sharing happy, sad or exciting moments in your life on social media. That’s what social media is for – it’s for you to be social whilst sharing bits and pieces about your life. Posting graduation pictures, pictures with friends at your favourite restaurant or a selfie at a touristy location is something we all do. Why? Well, we like people to see what our lives are like now and then.

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Tips on improving your mental focus

Remaining focussed on a task for a long period of time can be difficult, but it can be very challenging when you are surrounded by distractions. We currently live in a world that’s ruled by technology and disturbances are just a click away. Furthermore, during the quietest of moments, our minds are constantly thinking about the next thing on our list or our fingertips are itching to check our social media notifications, right?

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Win a Pick n Pay voucher in Week 99: 23-29 May

In Week 99 of our Voices Unite initiative, we are giving away two R500 Pick n Pay vouchers to two members that provide a caption for our winter-themed images. All you have to do is find the image on Facebook or Instagram, get your creative juices flowing and drop a suitable caption in the comments section – it’s that simple!

Scroll down to check what other competitions we have running for May!

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How to plan for the week ahead

Does your heart skip a beat when you get to the end of the week and you have absolutely no idea where the time went? We know the feeling! To prevent further heartbeat skipping, doing a bit of planning on a Sunday night can make a huge difference. Not only will you become more productive during the week, you won’t have that ‘I must have forgotten something’ feeling.

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