Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD is a fairly common mental illness that results from traumatic experiences like rape, assault, violence, conflict, warfare, motor vehicle accidents, child abuse, or the threat of such things. PTSD is quite common in wartime situations hence its being previously known as "shell shock" or "combat neurosis". A surge in US cases arising from [...]

By |2020-10-26T14:07:50+02:00Sep 28th, 2020|Coping with Life|0 Comments

Pharmacy screening FAQs (SG)

Health screening is important for all of us. The Sanlam wellness programme includes a pharmacy-based health screening service that is very valuable so let's just review how it works... Who can use this service? Any permanent employee of the Sanlam Group. This includes Sanlam, Santam, MiWay, and Brolink employees. Unfortunately the service is not [...]

By |2020-10-26T14:07:57+02:00Sep 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mental health help

Mental health, psychological wellbeing, life balance, resilience, mindfulness.....these, and others, are all terms used to describe a positive mental, psychological, and emotional state. Sadly, but truthfully, something like one in five of us will have some form of significant mental health problem, challenge, or illness, in our lives.  Mental illness is common but it [...]

By |2020-10-26T14:08:02+02:00Sep 21st, 2020|Coping with Life|0 Comments

2020 Questions

As we write this in late 2020, the world has changed. We have seen the coronavirus pandemic, national lock-downs, economies in free-fall, racial tensions internationally and locally, political extremism, and more. It adds up to a world in real turmoil such as most have never seen in their lifetimes. The future seems uncertain. These [...]

By |2020-10-26T14:08:14+02:00Sep 21st, 2020|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments
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