Women’s Mental Health Matters

Mental disorders can affect women and men differently. Some disorders are more common in women such as depression and anxiety. There are also certain types of disorders that are unique to women. For example, some women may experience symptoms of mental disorders at times of hormone change, such as perinatal depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and perimenopause-related depression. Warning Signs Women and men can develop most of the same mental disorders and conditions, but may … [Read more...]

Nursing Careers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

It is no secret that there was already a shortage of nursing staff across the country before the current pandemic; however, following the outbreak of COVID-19, the US healthcare system is under increasing scrutiny as it strives to manage the additional pressure. In these unprecedented times, nursing jobs have become more challenging than ever. Nurses are being put to the test as the front line of defense on a much bigger scale than ever before. Some of the challenges faced by nursing staff … [Read more...]

How to Make a Leap in Your Career

Career progression is one of the key objectives of ambitious women in twenty-first century Britain. Getting ahead in your job, impressing your superiors, and being given more responsibilities and higher pay are goals that you’ll be striving towards. In this article you’ll learn some tips regarding promotions and career leaps. Showing you how to take a giant step forward in your chosen career path, the tips below apply to ambitious and driven individuals who are looking to achieve a senior role … [Read more...]

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...]

2020 Entertainment Ideas for Women

People live in a busy and chaotic. Everyone is immersed in their careers and jobs, such that they have no left for other areas of life. As much as you are required to be productive in your financial area of life, you need to catch a breath. Being too immersed can cause burnout, which will cause a steady decline in your productivity. As a career woman who hasn’t thought much about developing hobbies, you are likely to have a difficult time figuring out what to do while you are away from work. … [Read more...]

How to Get Back on Your Feet After a Health Problem

Health problems, whether that be a long-term physical illness or a mental health issue, can knock your confidence and leave you feeling as if you will never be able to return to daily life. If your health problem has got too much to handle, here is a guide to the best ways that you can learn to cope with your condition and how you can reintegrate yourself with the outside world. · Go to a Residential Treatment Center If you are suffering from a mental health condition that is barring you … [Read more...]

How to Make the Home a Healthier, Safer Space

Every woman deserves to feel safe at home, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. If you feel unsafe because of a person or persons, then the best step forward is to remove yourself from that situation and to use any of the many available resources and shelters available to people in your situation. If the reason you feel unsafe is because the property is run-down, it’s a new and unfamiliar space, or if you just bring too much stress home for you, then the next step is to follow this … [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...]

How to Prepare for These 3 Situations with Your Children

While you have already convinced yourself that all your kids will grow up to be pure little angels, the reality is likely to be slightly less straightforward. There are a few almost inevitable situations, which you will need to deal with as your children get older, particularly as they enter those challenging teenage years. Here is how to cope if and when these situations arise. Peer Pressure and Bullying Peer pressure and bullying are widespread situations. Often, they can lead to the … [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...]

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