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Apr 08, 2024
The psychology of decision making

Cognitive biases, trauma, and your life experiences can influence your decision-making process. How can you identify and overcome these occurrences that impact the way your brain functions, to improve your efficiency and achieve the goals you have for your personal and professional life?

Mar 07, 2024
Embrace nature therapy: Step outside and breathe in the fresh air

Spending time in nature has been shown to reduce stress, improve mood, and enhance immune function. So, how can you find ways to spend more time in nature? And what benefits will you experience?

Feb 06, 2024
This one thing can help you achieve your new year’s resolutions

New year’s resolutions aren’t just a great way to help you achieve your goals, but they’re fun to set as well. But, without the right tools and know-how, you may just stay stuck in the starting blocks for most of the year. Here’s how you can face your fears and make the best of 2024, knocking every goal and resolution out of the park.

Feb 06, 2024
Your 5 healthy living essentials for 2024

Your health and wellness are your greatest assets. It’s the bedrock, the foundation of a healthy, happy life. So, while the year is still fresh, introduce these five essentials to your daily routines and start building the life you want. 

Dec 12, 2023
Navigating the feast: A guide to achieving balance this holiday season

The holiday season is right around the corner. While the temptation to unwind, unplug, and switch off often means easing up on your healthy diet, you can still live your best life on holiday and ensure that the entire year’s healthy habits don’t go to waste. Make this holiday season the last one filled with the ‘regretti’ from eating too much spaghetti.

Dec 12, 2023
Postal discontinuation

Since our inception, Bestmed has distributed communication to members via post. Unfortunately, the continued deterioration of the South African Post Office means that we have no assurance that members receive the communication we send to them.

Oct 04, 2023
Start your Emotional Wellbeing Journey via the Bestmed App

Self-care is self-preservation. And when the road gets tough, and you don’t feel like you’re enough, the Tempo Emotional Wellbeing Journey is here to help. Best of all, you can start your Emotional Wellbeing Journey directly from the Bestmed App.

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Sep 12, 2023
Stress management to avoid the health risk

Stress is a natural human response to challenges. The resulting worry and mental tension from stress can impact your overall well-being and, ironically, your ability to deal with the problems causing the stress. 

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Sep 12, 2023
Dangers of vaping

Vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking, even touted as a way to quit smoking totally. Unfortunately, the dangers and side-effects are often overlooked. From lung damage to heart problems, vaping can have serious repercussion on your health.

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Aug 16, 2023
Bestmed biokineticists – A BIG thank you

Tempo partner biokineticists make a big difference in the lives of the Bestmed members they assist on their Fitness Journeys. They help them to find out what their fitness levels are and create a tailored track to improve their health and happiness.

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Aug 13, 2023
Self-payment gaps: What you need to know

Self-payment gaps are available on certain medical scheme plans with a medical savings account (MSA). A self-payment gap is activated when you have depleted the funds available in your MSA. 

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Aug 13, 2023
Navigating relationships and the impact on wellbeing for women

While not a cure-all, these five tips can help you navigate the relationships that help define your life, while helping you take care of your own mental wellbeing at the same time.

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Jun 19, 2023
How to avoid burnout - 5 practical tips to manage your stress levels

Burnout is a consequence of an imbalance between your work and personal life. It can have serious consequences for your health and wellbeing. If you're feeling overwhelmed and stressed, it's important to take action as quickly as possible.

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Jun 14, 2023
A celebration of youth: The spirit of South Africa

June is Youth Month in South Africa. A time to reflect on the contributions and sacrifices of young people in the struggle for democracy. On 16 June, South Africa will also celebrate Youth Day, and commemorate the 1976 Soweto Uprising.

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