Tag Archives: mental health

What Could Cause Depression in Children?

Child walking with stuffed lion

Signs of depression in children often get ignored because the tendency is to think that the problems of children are not as grave or as significant as that of adults. Needless to say, this underestimation makes little sense to the child because from his/her point of view, their problems are …

Read More »

Counseling for Better Health

Heart tree blossoms

We all know that you need to take care of yourself physically to be healthy. But, did you know that proper mental health care is also essential to your physical health? Yes, it is true, a healthy mind is a big help towards a healthy body. You can work out …

Read More »

Drug Addiction and the Family

Drug Addiction

It is extremely rare to find an individual whose alcohol or drug use has not impacted negatively on family or loved ones. Chemical dependency is identified by the loss of control over an addictive substance. It is an illness that strikes randomly throughout the population. It happens to people at …

Read More »

Postpartum Depression: An Overview

Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression affects approximately 10 percent of new mothers, according to the Mayo Clinic. Postpartum depression should not be confused with the “baby blues”, a period of anxiety and depression that affects many women in the days after childbirth. While the baby blues resolve on their own, postpartum depression symptoms …

Read More »

The Martyr Mom

The Martyr Mom

During the last two weeks I have read numerous articles on mums who have testified on how they have worked out mental and other methods of taking care of themselves, before working their bodies into oblivion, taking care of their children, husbands and households. It got me thinking about, well …

Read More »

Post Natal Depression (PND)

Postnatal Depression PND

Post natal depression can be confused with Baby Blues. Baby Blues affects about 80% of mothers and this is when you feel weepy, moody, tired and/ or anxious during the first week after giving birth, these feelings usually disappear within a few days. According to PNDSA (Post Natal Depression Support …

Read More »