Children’s Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Disorders in Children and Youth Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment lead to better outcomes for children later in life. Mental disorders among children are described as serious changes in the way children typically learn, behave, or handle their emotions, which cause distress and problems getting through … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Coping with Anxiety

The topic of mental health is a complex and tricky field. There are a number of reasons why someone might develop a mental health condition that ranges from genetic predispositions to environmental elements. At the end of the day, if you find yourself dealing with the condition that is as common as anxiety, your path to coping with your anxiety will be different from anyone else’s. This is an important fact to acknowledge in order to figure out precisely how to start coping better with your … [Read more...]

Stigma & Violence in Mental Health – Should We Disconnect the Dots?

Stigma against mentally ill persons is a major problem and has increased in incidence. Multiple studies have suggested that the perception of violent behavior by seriously mentally ill individuals is an important cause of stigma. It is also known that treating seriously mentally ill people decreases violent behavior. Therefore, the most effective way to decrease stigma is to make sure that patients receive adequate treatment. Stigma can lead to discrimination. Discrimination may be … [Read more...]

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Redefined, Nov 6/7 *ONLINE

We are facing an unprecedented crisis of mental illness in today’s children and teens. The current poly-pharmacy model in psychiatry is not working. We desperately need more effective, functional medicine solutions and more practitioners equipped with these tools. The time to act is now and we need your help. Join us for a groundbreaking, two-day event on November 6-7, featuring six renowned clinical experts in taking an integrative and functional medicine approach to the mental health … [Read more...]

5 Games That Were Designed For Women To Enjoy

It doesn’t matter how old you are or what you do in life; everyone likes games. The beautiful thing about games is that they do not target a specific age or gender; they are available for everyone. And, at the end of the day, everyone plays games to entertain themselves and release some of their stress. But, if you’re a female gamer, here are some games you’re bound to enjoy! 1. Life is Strange Hands down one of the high-quality games you can come across is Life is Strange. This … [Read more...]

Why Going On An All-Women Vacation Is Good For You

Choosing to go on a vacation with just your girlfriends can be a wonderful idea. It’s the perfect time to really relax and get away from it all with a group of friends who you trust and who you want to spend real quality time with. There are many benefits to going on an all-women vacation, and here are just some of them; by the time you’ve finished reading, you’ll be ready to book. Your Friendships Will Be Stronger Getting away from it all with a group of friends does usually make that … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

If you’re feeling down, then it can be very difficult to find the motivation to make those positive changes. The challenge is to find those smaller steps that will encourage you to progress into the more drastic changes to your life. Focusing on the smaller changes can actually boost your mental health far more than you may have thought, so if the idea of tackling your feelings of negativity already seems like too much, then perhaps it’s time to consider just how small those changes can be, … [Read more...]

How Physical Clutter Is Impacting Your Mental Health

How Physical Clutter Is Impacting Your Mental Health and What You Can Do About It If you’ve ever heard the term “clutter” used to describe an excessive amount of possessions, you’ll know that minimalism has taken the hotspot of home décor trends in recent years. These days, so-called experts claim that by buying less and de-cluttering more, we could enjoy better mental health and get more done; but is there any truth to these claims? According to Psychology Today, physical clutter can … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Lower Your Daily Stress Levels

It is so easy to become stressed out in the fast-paced and busy environment of our everyday lives. Balancing work, family, friends, and everything else can very quickly start to overwhelm us, and serve as a serious drain on our mental health and wellbeing. While it might, in our very darkest times, be tempting to drop all our responsibilities and go live a simpler life in a secluded cabin out in the forest, there are simpler methods of reducing stress levels you might want to consider … [Read more...]

Amazing Benefits to Your Health and Life from Owning a Dog

There have been many studies that have shown the benefits of owning an animal. It isn’t just about the companionship for those living alone; it also helps to raise the mood and improve your health. It is the reason that many hospitals and care homes, have animals come to seeing the people on regular occasions. If you have never had a pet before, it can be daunting to have the responsibility. However, owning a dog, for example, can bring far more to your life than you might … [Read more...]

How You Can Have a Solid Home Living Situation After Serving in the Military

Housing costs are the biggest expense that most people have, and rents and mortgage costs continue to go up. If you find yourself shopping for a new apartment to live in every few years or have a mortgage that is too expensive, there are ways to get your living situation stable. First, you need to be a member of the military or a person who has been honorably discharged, or you have to be the spouse of a service member to qualify for VA loan refinancing. Whether you’re a single woman looking for … [Read more...]

“WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health”, NOV 2015

Take control of your health and look after yourself. Talk about the big stuff in life The break up of a relationship, loss of a job, financial trouble or becoming a father are big moments in a man’s life that happen to many men. It’s important to recognize the impact of these and know it’s ok to talk about how you’re coping with the change. Knowledge is power Family history is one of the most powerful tools to understanding your health. Family history affects your level of risk … [Read more...]

‘Real Men’ as their ‘Own Worst Enemies?’

NOVEMBER IS: “WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health” Month with MOVEMBER at WEWednesdays! WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women is a networking organization designed to assist women entrepreneurs and future female entrepreneurs to Build their Brands! Each meeting highlights one ‘Mystery Speaker’ supporting the belief that all women in business are equally important; and a Featured Business at each event. These highlighted women share their experience as a female entrepreneur, and showcase their … [Read more...]

Back to School Anxiety, By Dr. Joan Simeo Munson

Empowering Parents says: "As the start of the school year approaches, have you seen your first grader go into meltdown mode at the mention of school, or watched your soon-to-be kindergarten student regress back to baby talking and thumb sucking? Rest assured that you’re not alone. Each fall, millions of parents deal with their children’s beginning-of-the-year anxiety. For younger children starting school—whether it’s pre-school, kindergarten, or a transition into the first or second … [Read more...]

Top 10 Issues for Women’s Health

"In 2015, in too many countries, “women’s empowerment” remains a pipedream - little more than a rhetorical flourish added to a politician’s speech..." Dr Flavia Bustreo, ADG We've come a long way since 1995--and it is time to celebrate women and their achievements. But it is also time to take stock of how women’s rights are fulfilled in the world --especially the right to health. Twenty years after countries signed pledges in the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, women still … [Read more...]

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