5 strategies for keeping calm when Eskom sheds a load (by Prof Renata Schoeman)

Ranting and raving on Facebook; it’s not going to change a thing!

Renata Schoeman, Psychiatrist in Private Practice and Associate Professor in Leadership - Stellenbosch Business School

South Africans should expect bouts of load shedding until April, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday.

If the previous sentence makes your blood boil, you may want to check this out.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Prof Renata Schoeman, psychiatrist and leadership lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Schoeman discussed some strategies to help you cope with load shedding without blowing a fuse.

For more detail listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

There are brilliant apps… with names, I can’t repeat on air… you can plan ahead.

Renata Schoeman, Psychiatrist in Private Practice and Associate Professor in Leadership - Stellenbosch Business School

Plan the traffic and your route…

Renata Schoeman, Psychiatrist in Private Practice and Associate Professor in Leadership - Stellenbosch Business School

Stress is not what’s killing us, but our response to it… utilise the time to add quality to your life… eat by candlelight…

Renata Schoeman, Psychiatrist in Private Practice and Associate Professor in Leadership - Stellenbosch Business School

Turn it into an opportunity. We were so good in Cape Town to realise how little water we can get by with…

Renata Schoeman, Psychiatrist in Private Practice and Associate Professor in Leadership - Stellenbosch Business School

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