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Addiction Transfer: Swapping unhealthy behaviors for healthier alternatives

The lockdown has forced most of us to confront some of the unhealthy addictions we may have. Whether it’s alcohol, junk food, making or shopping – these may have detrimental effects if not health with.

Today on #TheSitDownWellness, we unpack the psychology of addiction. What does it take to unlearn and substitute toxic habits with healthier alternatives? Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile shares some solutions.

Guest: Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile

Dubbed the medical Wonder Woman by startupAFRICA, 28-year old Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile is the epitome of what hardwork, commitment and passion can achieve.

Having qualified as a medical doctor in 2015 after completing her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Witwatersrand, Dr Khanyile has broken the mould of a stereotypical doctor.

Boasting a following of more than 100 000 on Instagram, Dr Khanyile uses social media to engage, educate and uplift her followers. She actively promotes physical and mental wellness in both her everyday regime and her social media accounts which also covers beauty and lifestyle inserts.