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How to Advertise Your Counselling Practice and Get Clients

Oct 03, 2022

Counselling and other mental health services are becoming more popular as an increasing number of people compare their lives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to a tightrope walk or sailing on the sea without control due to the strong current of...

25 Amazing Art Activities for Kids (or to try with them!)

Aug 22, 2022

Because kids have a wide, playful imagination, engaging them in art projects will not only stimulate their creativity but also promote fun and self-expression, enhance their motor skills, and pave the way for healing. The latter is especially true...

What Is Therapeutic Communication?

Jul 15, 2022

Communication is one of the most important ways health practitioners build trust with their patients. Effective communication between a healthcare professional and their patient is essential for providing optimal patient care. Having said that, there...

What Is ABA Therapy?

Jul 13, 2022

Applied behaviour analysis (ABA) is a behavioural therapy technique that involves teaching children with autism spectrum disorder, or other developmental disabilities, to change their negative behaviour through rewards and consequences. Developed in...

Lifestyle Medicine Conference July 2022: The Evolution of Practice

Jun 15, 2022

Join a world-class conference for lifestyle medicine innovation and advancement from the 29th to the 31st of July in Cairns, Australia. Around 500 delegates from Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the world will attend Lifestyle Medicine 2022, either...

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...

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