Mental Health, the Secondary Global Pandemic

Countries around the world continue to mobilize to contain the spread of the corona virus, mental health experts say we can’t lose sight of another alarming issue: the long-term mental health impact the pandemic is going to leave on society. Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current coronavirus/COVID-19, can be scary and can affect our mental health. Some countries currently have universal medical care; but things like psychotherapy, which has proven to be an effective treatment for … [Read more...]

Keeping Kid’s Mental Health Strong During Home Schooling

COVID has turned life upside down for everyone. Parents and kids alike are struggling with the new norm of being home. All the time. Who knew that the “quality time” we all lamented as being in short supply, is actually quite stressful in large, undefined stretches? Right now, school is a primary source of stress, anxiety, frustration, and deep guilt for many parents. Our new role as “teacher” is one few of us were prepared for. We not only lack the skills, but we also lack the vital benefit … [Read more...]

Caregiver Mental Health During Covid19

The dominant conceptual model for care-giving assumes that the onset and progression of chronic illness and physical disability are stressful for both the patient and the caregiver. Therefore, the framework of stress-coping models can be used to study care-giving. Signs of Caregiver Stress As a caregiver, you may be so focused on your loved one that you don't realize that your own health and well-being are suffering. Watch for these signs of caregiver stress: ~ Feeling overwhelmed … [Read more...]

Ways You Can Help Take Care of Your Parents

Even if they don't admit it, as your parents get older, they will start to need help with daily activities. Most people have considered how they can support their parents as they age. Some plan to move in with their parents or have parents move in with them. For others, moving their parents into an aged care facility is the right solution. Regardless, there are some ways you can begin to take care of your parents as they age to help alleviate their stress and make their lives easier. Spend … [Read more...]

How to Start a Successful Women’s Clinic

Every community needs a women’s clinic or a women’s care center. It is here that women will be able to have health examinations, but more importantly, can get support for their sexual health. Birth control, pregnancy testing, and support through pregnancy are some of the most common and popular services offered at these clinics. Some don’t stop there, either, and have Licensed Social Workers (LSW) working at their centers for counseling, or parenting classes, and other support for new … [Read more...]

How to Handle Medical Emergencies

Regardless of your age and health, you could be forced to deal with a medical emergency at any time. How you handle this troubling situation will either aid you on your road to recovery, or it will make life ten times more challenging to deal with both now and in the future. If you’re ever unfortunate enough to fall ill or become injured, you must handle the situation in as proactive a fashion as possible. To find out what you must do to deal with your situation, be sure to read … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe and Healthy

While your dog may be a faithful fun-loving companion that you enjoy spending time with, it’s ultimately your responsibility as their owner to keep them safe and well. After all, you’re the only one they can rely on for everything they need in life. Therefore, it’s crucial you’re equipped with the correct knowledge on how to keep them in good health. As a starting point, you should be paying close attention to their sleeping, eating and drinking habits to determine whether they require … [Read more...]

How To Handle Lockdown Loneliness When Living Alone

Living alone doesn't mean that you're necessarily lonely, but because of the lockdown in place to stop the spread of Coronavirus, you might be finding the lack of any human contact difficult. With no way to get out and meet friends or even just spend time in the presence of others in shops or at the gym, it's understandable that anyone who's living alone might also be struggling. If you're finding it hard to deal with loneliness during the lockdown, then read on to find some tips that … [Read more...]

10 Fantastic Resources for Women-Owned Businesses

Have you been thinking about starting a business? If so, you're going to need a great idea, ambition, and the skills to outshine the competition. You're also going to need the resources necessary to put your ideas into action and get your operation off the ground. After all, you're going to quickly discover that starting a business from scratch will be one of the biggest challenges you'll ever face. This article takes a look at entrepreneurial resources for women-owned businesses. Keep … [Read more...]

Why an Online Degree is a Good Idea

It seems to have become a necessity these days to have a degree. If you want the best chance at having a fantastic career, a degree is always going to be required. Yet what if you have already started your career and changed your mind? What if you have a family to take care of? This is where an online degree can help you. Read on to find out more. Work And Study An online degree from https://www.nec.edu/ is a great idea. It means you can enhance your current career or start an entirely new … [Read more...]

How Women Can Travel Solo Without Breaking the Bank

With an increasing number of women looking to travel solo, you may be looking for the best ways to see the world without eradicating your savings or leaving you without any funding on your return to your home country. This article will discuss the best ways that you can explore the globe as a woman, even if you are on a budget. Find Cheap Deals With the arrival of the internet, finding cheap deals became increasingly easy, and it is now possible to get the flights and accommodation that … [Read more...]

The Undeniable Importance of Education for Women and Girls in 2020

All women who hold positions of power and influence today have had some sort of education. Here's why education for women and girls is so important in 2020. Girls and women face unique barriers when it comes to education around the world. Social stigmas, cultural norms, poverty, and inequality are just a few. Yet the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child states that education is the legal right of all children and the right of all human beings. Girls make up 54% of the world's … [Read more...]

Crown Sacrifices: What Royal Family Members Have to Give Up

What kind of monarchy is she in the 21st century? On the one hand, watching Prince Harry and Megan Markle's story, which is happening in front of millions literally online, one would think that the pressure on members of the royal family has decreased. Elizabeth II approved the choice of his grandson and allowed him to marry a divorced Catholic Markle (although before the wedding she will accept Anglicanism). Less than a century ago, however, the queen's uncle had to give up the throne for … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Sleep Quality

Working from home can disrupt your routine, and when your routine is disrupted sleep quality can worsen. If your sleeps were already inching towards bad to begin with you might feel even more sluggish, fatigued, and generally irritated throughout your days than you did before. To help improve your sleep quality you need to address the physical space and your routine, so start following these steps immediately and don’t give up until you find out what works for you: Upgrade Your Bedroom … [Read more...]

Why Women Need Weed

Marijuana is no longer a threatening gateway drug; it is a respected treatment for all sorts of serious diseases, and it is an essential tool for helping people relax and enjoy their lives. Peer-reviewed studies have found cannabinoids like THC and CBD to be exceedingly effective treatments for pain, digestive problems and neurological disorders, and users around the world say that cannabis products can help with anxiety, sleep issues and so much more. Rapidly, marijuana is becoming a miracle … [Read more...]

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