HOW TO MANAGE ADHD

MANAGING ADHD SYMPTOMS ADHD is a complex condition that can be mistaken for laziness or rude behavior.  There are common co-existing conditions like anxiety and aggression associated with ADHD.  Children and adolescents with ADHD are also likely to have a learning difficulty of some sort such as dyslexia.  This poses a challenge to the child …

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

WHAT IS OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which time people have recurring, unwanted thoughts, ideas or sensations that make them feel driven to do something repetitively.  The unwanted thoughts are called obsessions, and they may include excessive concern about contamination, safety, or religious thoughts.  The repetitive behaviors are called compulsions, and they …

BACK TO SCHOOL

BACK TO SCHOOL Holiday period is coming to an end.  With few days left of school holidays, kids are squeezing in every late night, lazy mornings, and fun outdoors.  This is the most depressing period for many children, trading holiday fun for school can be difficult for any child, especially to those who are not …

STOP STRESSING

CONTROL STRESS Stress is everywhere, and it’s difficult to get rid of it.  Trying to stop stressing is stressful in itself.  However, it is important to control stress and prevent it from escalating to chronic stress, Ensure that it loses its hold on you. WHY YOU MUST STOP STRESSING You need to stop stressing, because …

HOW TO HANDLE LOSING A LOVED ONE

DEATH TRIGGERS DEPRESSION Death is not something we can get used to.  No cause of death is better than the other.  It is shocking to hear that a family member or friend died on road accident or cardiac failure.  At the same time, watching someone you love die is one of the worst pains you …

BE GRATEFUL

CHRISTMAS Christmas has come and gone.  Christmas is about being grateful of what you have (most important is life), what others have done for you, the sacrifices they have made to help you succeed.   Give others the same kindness they provided to you, and be grateful of all your blessings.  There are many ways to …

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

FAMILY AND FRIENDS This is time to meet family and friends.  It can be a joyful period, but may be highly stressful at the same time.  You meet family members that you haven’t seen for a long period of time. Some are successful and ready to flash their success.  You may not have achieved much …

PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE ARE IN YOUR LIFE? This is a very sensitive topic, because as much as we have the power to control what is happening in our lives, we unfortunately can’t chose people to be in our lives.   People in your life can bring joy, but can also cause a lot of stress, …

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE DEFINITION Alzheimer’s is a cruel and progressive disease, which affects memory, emotion and thought processes.  Worryingly, experts claim that the condition is on the increase and predict that Alzheimer’s will affect double this number of innocent victims in the next few years. ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE CAUSE DEPRESSION We live in times where we are …

BLOOD SUGAR

HEALTHY BLOOD SUGAR Management of blood sugar is crucial for our well-being.  It is therefore important to understand the blood glucose level ranges.  The best way to know your blood glucose level is to check it with a glucose meter. This means doing a finger stick with a lancet and getting a drop of blood …