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Oct 04, 2023
Why daily routines can be your recipe for success

Behind every great success lies something seemingly mundane – daily routines. Daily routines and rituals allow you to harness the power to shape your life. Many successful people attribute their triumphs to the consistency. But, how do you prevent these routines from becoming mundane?

Oct 04, 2023
Embracing self-compassion: Being kind to yourself

Compassion is often only expressed outwardly. The compassion for others and understanding their struggles and the fact that they are just human. They will make mistakes. But, how do you practice that compassion on yourself. And what does it look like? 

Sep 11, 2023
Understanding the quarter-life crisis

The mid-life crisis is a well-documented, and often mocked phenomenon. Characterised by major changes in lifestyle, appearance, and perhaps even the purchase of a sportscar. But, while you may have heard of a mid-life crisis, the quarter-life crisis is not as well-known or understood.

Aug 13, 2023
Taking the first step towards emotional wellbeing

Life is filled with ups and downs we can’t control. These challenges can take every bit of you to overcome, all taking a toll on your mental health. When exacerbated by the difficulties of modern life, the challenges, and difficulties we face can lead to anxiety and depression.

Aug 13, 2023
Bestmed Heartbeats care: Doing it for Madiba

Bestmed employees, lovingly known as Heartbeats, from several departments opened their hearts and took time to support great causes for Mandela Day on Tuesday, 18 July 2023. 

Jun 14, 2023
What it takes to save a life

Donating blood can save more than one life at a time. World Blood Donor Day, on 14 June, aims to raise awareness about the importance of blood donation and to encourage people to donate. Here’s why blood donation is so important and what it takes to become a donor.

Apr 02, 2023
How to Avoid the Mid-Year Slump

The mid-year slump is a period of low motivation, energy, and productivity that occurs midway through the year. Many people experience the slump after a period of sustained work, stress, a change of season, or as a result of failing at their lofty new year’s resolutions. 

Mar 08, 2023
Feeling like you’ve failed your New Year’s resolutions? Here’s how to up your Tempo

The start of a new year is a time for introspection, celebration, and for many, goal setting. Many people set new year's resolutions. A promise to themselves to live the life they want.

Jan 30, 2023
Young riders pushing pedals

During 2022, the Bestmed Schools team members participated in 10 local competitions, racing countrywide. The young cycling team has been and still is the top Schools and Development team in the Eastern Cape. 

Bestmed Kids Cycling Family
Nov 15, 2022
Sunscreen – Why your skin needs it

According to research done by the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), South Africa has one of the highest monitored ultraviolet (UV) levels in the world, which results in one of the highest skin cancer rates globally. This is where sunscreen comes to shine (see what we did there?).

Sep 27, 2022
Dental Health Tips to Keep You Smiling

September is National Oral Health Month! When it comes to taking care of your teeth, prevention is always better than a cure. In this article, we’ll learn about why taking care of your teeth is so important, and what you should be doing every day to keep your smile healthy and bright.

Sep 26, 2022
Seasonal change sniffles

You may suffer from seasonal allergies when your immune system overreacts to natural irritants, also known as allergens, like pollen and spores (including mold spores). They may cause inflammation and irritation to your nose and eyes. In extreme cases, allergens may cause difficulty breathing and even asthma.

Sep 05, 2022
A little family planning can go a long way

In recent years there have been major improvements and numerous new developments in family planning options, which has afforded people with more contraceptive choices to suit their various health and lifestyle needs. Bestmed offers contraceptive benefits for all female beneficiaries of child-bearing age.

Aug 30, 2022
SuperSport Let’s Play ‘Family Fitness Mornings’ is back!

SuperSport Let’s Play ‘Family Fitness Mornings’, proudly sponsored by Bestmed, is back on our screens for a third season. This fun, interactive exercise show focuses on family wellness that gives you and your children access to simple yet effective exercise routines in the comfort of your own home. No special equipment is required – just general household products.