What's for dinner? The question is popping up in an unexpected place --– the psychiatrist's office.
ADHD kids are special children that need a little organization in their daily life. The ADHD child may exhibit inattentiveness, impulsiveness, unable to organize, forgetfulness, unable to follow directions, and talking too much. ADHD kids may have a hard time getting along with peers, a hard time at
If you've been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you are probably using a CPAP machine and headgear, like the one shown here. CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. The CPAP machine is connected by a long flexible hose to headgear or face mask which you wear every night, all nigh
Fitness is a path you walk. Begin at square one, by removing obstacles that cause you to stub your toes. Eliminate edible evils in your food and drinks. Eliminate fake sugars and foods created to drive cravings.Your map for walk along your personal fitness path is your knowledge of what you know you
The grieving process can be broken down into five distinct stages.a dark grave image by Stephen Orsillo from Fotolia.comIn 1969, Dr. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross pinpointed five common stages in the grieving process of terminally ill patients: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and...
We live in crazy times. Some of us have lost our homes, our life savings, our financial security. Others are one paycheck away from financial disaster. And the world is an uncertain place - the crime rate is up, Global Warming is getting worse, the US is in the midst of two wars, the Middle East is
Proper communication techniques are the core of every healthy relationship. But the ability to reveal your true feelings, while listening without judgement, can be incredibly difficult. Self-preservation is a normal response when you have been hurt or when small problems have accrued into larger iss
A panic attack is a very scary experience to have. They are marked by fear and apprehension of very high intensity. When you experience the extreme physical stress associated with an attack, finding the right ...
A speech is not just what you say; it's also how you say it and how you present yourself. Much of human communication is non-verbal. Your physical actions play as large a role in getting your message across to your audience as the words of the speech. Gestures give emphasis to specific points, direc
Heavy lifting can be a hazardous task. Aside from being immediately difficult, the long-term effects can be permanently destructive. The effects of heavy lifting often extend beyond the individual and affect the workplace. With this in mind, it is important to understand the many aspects of heavy li
Knowing what is causing your depression is the first step in overcoming it. Looking at the reason as feedback and taking action is the second step to overcoming depressive symptoms.
There is one common denominator with all the panic attack symptoms. Yes, you guessed it right; they would always catch you off guard. This is how it should be, or else the term would be change from panic to something else that connotes an eventual passing of events. Panic attack symptom can range in
5 Simple Strategies to Stay Cool with your Kids School For some parents and caregivers, school means sweet, sweet respite. But for most, it means an ongoing and constant battle between you and the school. ...
Books on OCD are crowding stores everywhere, filled with mostly useless junk. I want to be the first to warn you that most of these books simply have stories of other people. Although these stories may be helpful to some degree, this will not heal your OCD. Neither will reading books hundreds of pag
There is no doubt that overcoming teenage depression could be indeed tasking. However, as a parent you must have experienced depression as a teenager at some point of your growing up. This is true bec
Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a mood disorder that occurs during the fall and winter months as exposure to sunlight begins to reduce. Sunlight not only assists the body in producing Vitamin D, which assists in calcium absorption, it also helps the body to produce endorphins that
Our society is ingrained with sexuality. Everywhere you look there is sexual innuendos, signs and issues. It is always pushed to the forefront our minds and in many ways our lives. What happens when the way you think and act are governed by an issue such as bipolar disorder and your behaviours chang
Chronic pain can be one of the most difficult obstacles to overcome in life. Chances are that your pain has reached the chronic stage because the traditional methods of treatment are not helping and this ...