Putting the B back into LGBTQ: Biphobia often neglected

As the world commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), we are highlighting the scourge of biphobia, which is often overlooked. IDAHOTB has been observed annually since 2005 every 17 May and is an opportunity to bring...

TEN81 Tips: Body image

“I’m not going to sacrifice my mental health to have the perfect body.” – Demi Lovato We look at how to deal with a negative body image, courtesy of the TEN81 Centre in Pretoria. This involves understanding that healthy, attractive bodies come in many shapes and...

TEN81 Tips: Dealing with loneliness

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Teresa. Here are some tips on dealing with loneliness, courtesy of the TEN81 Centre in Pretoria. • Realise that loneliness is a feeling, not a fact • Notice your self-defeating...

TEN81 Tips: New Year’s resolutions

“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey At the beginning of 2018, we look at New Year’s resolutions. Here are some ideas – courtesy of TEN81 – you could consider to help make it your BEST year ever… •...

TEN81 Tips: Burnout

“Burnout is the experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest” – Unknown As we reach the end of a tough year, we look at burnout and how to deal with it. Here are some tips on dealing with burnout, courtesy of TEN81: • Take a long vacation if you...

TEN81 Tips: Setting boundaries

“Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself. It doesn’t make me mean, selfish, or uncaring… I care about me, too.” – Christine Morgan Boundaries help to define us as individuals and help us to set limits. They help us to understand where we need to draw the line...