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Children's Health 101: Bedwetting

Apr 25, 2022

Bedwetting in children is more common than you think, affecting one in six children beyond the age of 5. There are many causes of bedwetting, so if your child is wetting the bed, don't be embarrassed. This guide will show you what it takes to help...

Health Pros and Cons of Playing Video Games

Mar 28, 2022

Playing video games is part of many people's daily activities these days. Some of them can even go on playing until the wee hours without a care in the world. Multiplayer games are extremely engaging for many gaming enthusiasts, who have long gone...

A Guide for People Getting Ready for Change

Feb 04, 2022

Change is a conceptual necessity that is rarely executed. That's because saying goodbye to your bad habits and lifestyle that lead you to feel unhappy, unhealthy and unfulfilled can be daunting. But the changes you make will help improve your current...

Home Health Care: What Is It & Who Needs It?

Jan 12, 2022

Home health care is the preferred option for seniors who prefer to remain in their homes rather than go to a nursing home or assisted living facility since home health workers can provide practically all services at home, with the exception of emergency...

Healthy New Year's Resolutions That You Can Keep: A Simple Guide

Dec 31, 2021

Happy New Year everyone! Like most people, you probably made some resolutions to keep. But how many of you actually stuck to them? No matter who you are or where your life will be in 10 months' time, making and keeping new year's resolutions can be...

Holidays & Your Mental Health: A Coping Guide

Dec 23, 2021

The holidays should be a time of joy and happiness, not stress and anxiety. However, for some people, celebrating Christmastime and New Year's can be a challenging time for managing their mental health. It can be difficult to avoid feelings of stress...

Body Image Disorders: Is Looking Good Really That Important?

Nov 30, 2021

Body image disorders usually start in adolescence, when body changes that occur during puberty can be a big source of distress and a reason for constantly comparing oneself with others. Body dissatisfaction may lead to body image disorders that affect...

Bullying & Natural Therapies

Nov 29, 2021

Bullying is not something to be ignored. It can cause adults and children alike physical and emotional hardship that may last for years. Bullying can occur at school, social situations or even in an office setting. In this article, we examine what...

Gambling Addiction: What, Why & How?

Nov 24, 2021

Addiction is anything that you do or take to the point that it affects both your judgement and your day-to-day life. Some people are addicted to alcohol and cigarettes, while others to shopping and video games. When gambling becomes more important...

Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Nov 23, 2021

For those dealing with Parkinson's disease, living with it is an ordeal, but what makes it worse is that so many people misunderstand the disease, to the point where they can only categorise it by one symptom - tremors. This guide will walk you through...

Grief & Your Health

Oct 25, 2021

Grief is one of those emotions we dread but have to face as it's a normal reaction to the loss of a loved one. Every living thing goes through a certain level of grief at some point in their life. However normal, when does healthy grieving become unhealthy?

What Are Bipolar Disorders?

Oct 22, 2021

Individuals with bipolar disorders often experience extreme shifts in mood that can interfere with relationships, education, career goals, and their daily life as a whole. A bipolar disorder is also known as bipolar affective disorder or manic-depressive...

All You Need to Know About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Oct 13, 2021

Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that affects how an individual experiences the world. Autism can be seen as a difference in brain wiring, which impacts a person's ability to experience, understand and process information.

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Family Therapy

Oct 07, 2021

Family therapy is a type of mental health service that helps to heal relationships within families. This article aims to provide readers with the basic knowledge needed to understand how family therapy works and what it can do for your loved ones.

Phobia Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Agoraphobia

Sep 28, 2021

What is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia is a severe anxiety disorder that many people don't realize they have. It's a fear of places and situations where it is hard to escape or get help if something bad happens. People with agoraphobia often feel like they...

National Carers Week 2021: Recognizing Carers' Contributions

Sep 24, 2021

The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported in 2012 that there are around 3 million unpaid carers in Australia. Many of them care for a loved one who has a disability, drug issue, chronic illness, mental health condition, or whose health has deteriorated...

Everything You Need to Know About Stroke

Sep 24, 2021

Around 387,000 Australians had suffered a stroke at some point in their lives, according to a recent survey (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2019). Two-fifths of them were women, while more than half were men. Stroke is a chronic condition that can...

Chronic Diseases & Natural Therapy

Sep 10, 2021

Living with a chronic condition causes not only physical pain and difficulty in performing everyday tasks — even the simplest of them — but also mental torture and emotional distress. Nothing can be worse than not knowing what may happen tomorrow...

Depression: Summarising Basic Information

Sep 07, 2021

The subject of Depression is mired in misconceptions about what a depressive disorder 'is' and its 'causes', which may create uncertainty in choosing appropriate treatment. As we all aim to help people with depression, and their loved ones and carers...

What are the Natural Healing Options for My Body, Mind and Soul?

Sep 01, 2021

What is happiness? Is it something we do? Is it something we feel? Can we make it, fake it or duplicate it? Is it attainable? What makes you happy? If you were to make a long list of what makes you happy and read it every day, then you would have a...

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