Breaking the Stress Cycle

While some days are worse than others, most people experience some form of stress every day. Stress has been called the silent killer, or the killer without a face because studies have revealed that up to 90% of all health problems and diseases are due to stress. This modern plague has an impact not only on our health but also …

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Dunja Berger

To own your thoughts is to take the steering wheel in your life, this is some of what we uncovered as we explored the series on mental emancipation. In this, the last episode of the series, A Mind of My Own, we speak to Dunja Berger an Integrative Health Coach at Naturally Healthy and co-owner of the Earth Deli. “The …

How Much Stress is Too Much Stress?

How much stress is too much? As the end of the year approaches, most people are reporting their stress levels as at an all time high. However, how much is too much and what constitutes chronic stress? To help us understand stress a little better, Occupational Therapists at at Bel Esprit Clinic, Helena Louw and Nina Balzer prepared this guide …

MiLife New Me: Food is My Kryptonite

Zenzi Awases has been on her MILife New Me journey for the past 2 months and we caught up with her to find out how her New Me journey is going. Here is an extract from her MiLife New Me journal. “The month of May was not an easy month to be on any fitness journey. I was reminded of …

Commandments for Healthy Eating During Winter Months

When winter strikes, we tend to find comfort only in the seasonal starches: potatoes, apples, squashes, onions, beans and carrots. That being said, we all know a plant-based diet or any diet for that matter needs to be diverse to be healthy. Choose to commit to a few or all of the suggestions below to keep yourself and your family …

Food to Keep Your Skin Glowing during Winter

Cold harsh winter weather can take a toll on your skin. Fight back with this arsenal of skin-nourishing foods that will keep your skin and glowing all season long. Carrots Carrots are loaded with vitamin C, which helps your body produce collagen, a protein that’s vital to maintain your skin’s elasticity. As a bonus, carrots are also high in vitamin …

MiLife New Me – Keep On Keeping On…

Fortune Kangueehi has been on her MiLife New Me journey for the past 8 weeks and we touched base with her to find out how she is fairing. Here is an extract from her MiLife New Me journal. “So it’s been roughly 8 weeks since the start of my journey. In the last couple of weeks, I hit this slump …

Are You Eating To Optimise Your Immune System This Winter?

The cooler winds are alerting us to the presence of winter, a time many fear due to the associated winter health worries. However our immunity is something dependant on the fuel we provide our bodies, and so 99FM’s MYD Heart spoke to Samantha du Toit, a Namibian Nutrition and Dietetic Consultant and founder of Eat Clean Namibia, to find out how …

Prevent a Binge Before It Starts

We’ve all been there. Despite that green smoothie you managed to down this morning, it takes just one snarky email / very unfriendly customer service run-in / inconsiderate neighbour to park in your spot and the next thing you know – you’re knuckle deep in a jar of chunky peanut butter and you don’t know what happened to that block …

Summer Bodies are Made in Winter

It doesn’t matter what season it is, motivating yourself to workout is never easy. It doesn’t matter if you plan on rocking a swimsuit for the next two months or you plan on burying yourself in a pile of blankets – getting, and staying, motivated is difficult. Don’t throw your health and wellness aside just because you aren’t wearing short shorts. …